"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Ardwell Bay Beach

A sheltered and sandy cove situated on the South West coast of the Rhins.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Stranraer

Local authority: Dumfries and Galloway Council

OS Grid Reference: NX070449


Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Keep Britain Tidy Seaside Award

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Things to see and do near Ardwell Bay Beach

  • Logan Botanic Garden (2m)
  • Logan Fish Pond Marine Life Centre (3m)
  • The Colfin Smokehouse (6m)
  • Ryan Leisure Centre (10m)
  • Glenwhan Garden (10m)
  • Castle Kennedy Gardens (10m)
  • Stranraer Museum (10m)
  • Castle of St John (10m)
  • Agnew Park (10m)
  • Glenluce Abbey (11m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Burns House
28 Harbour Street
Dumfries and Galloway

Phone 01776 702 595
Email info@visitscotland.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 20 October


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 998
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1001
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1001
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 57%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 96%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 13mph.
Pressure 995
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
07:08 BST
(06:08 GMT)
High Tide
12:53 BST
(11:53 GMT)
Low Tide
19:18 BST
(18:18 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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A sheltered and sandy cove situated on the South West coast of the Rhins.

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