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Ettrick Bay

Beaches, Outdoor
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Location iconRothesay
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View of Ettrick Bay in Rothesay

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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

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Year round access



Ettrick Bay,
Argyll and Bute,

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Free admission

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