Ettrick Bay | Day Out With The Kids

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Ettrick Bay

  • Rothesay
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Beaches

Attraction Information

Experience history on your day at the beach, as you explore the sandy shores of Ettrick Bay near Rothesay.

This historic bay has been used to train troops for the D-day landings. Tis is your chance to step right into one of the most pivotal moments of WWII!

A lazy day at the beach is a firm family favourite - just unwind and enjoy the sun to the sound of kids playing and waves washing on the shore with a quiet “Woosh”. Want more fun? At the southern end of Ettrick Bay there's a bird hide from where you and your little explorers can spot some wonderful local birds.

  • Enjoy a day by the sea
  • See where D-day troops trained
  • Go bird watching

Opening hours

Year round access


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


Ettrick Bay, Rothesay, Argyll and Bute, null, Scotland

Phone number



Click here to visit Ettrick Bay's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Ettrick Bay has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

Ettrick Bay has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Ettrick Bay has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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