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Portpatrick Beach

  • Stranraer
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Beaches

Attraction Information

Got little explorers? Head down to Portpatrick Beach in South Scotland, a little sandy beach that’s got all sorts of fun things to explore and discover. 

From rock pools to going for a paddle, there’s all sorts of fun things for little ones to do. Peer into the rock pool to ‘sea’ what creatures you can spot, just keep your eyes peeled for those fast-moving crabs! Bring along your swimming costume too, because the water is perfect for a splash around in the shallows. 


  • Little sandy beach 
  • Great for rock pooling 
  • The water is usually quite warm

Opening hours

All year round



Travel & Contact Information


North Crescent, Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway, DG9 8SX, Scotland

Phone number



Click here to visit Portpatrick Beach's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Portpatrick Beach has not told us about their parking.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Portpatrick Beach has not told us about their dining options.

Yes, Portpatrick Beach is wheelchair friendly.

Yes, Portpatrick Beach have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Portpatrick Beach has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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