"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Fisherrow - West Beach

Fisherrow sands is a large sandy bay situated in Musselburgh, a few miles east of Edinburgh. The beach has a tidal harbour and is the mouth of the river Esk. The adjacent golf course, now within the racecourse, dates back to circa 1672.

Beach type: Sand/shingle/harbour

Nearest town: Musselburgh

Local authority: East Lothian Council

OS Grid Reference: NT332731

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Keep Britain Tidy Seaside Award

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Things to see and do near Fisherrow - West Beach

  • Jamboree Adventure Soft Play (1m)
  • Inveresk Lodge Garden (1m)
  • Orcadia Trampoline Centre (2m)
  • Shawfair Pottery (2m)
  • Tumbles at Portobello (2m)
  • Prestongrange Museum (3m)
  • Craigmillar Castle (3m)
  • Dalkeith Country Park (3m)
  • Dalkeith Country Estate (3m)
  • Edinburgh Combat Challenge (4m)
  • Clown Around Indoor Play Centre (4m)
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse (4m)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool and Clambers (4m)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (4m)
  • The Museum of Edinburgh (4m)
  • Huntly House Museum (4m)
  • Invergordon Distillers Ltd (4m)
  • The People's Story Museum (4m)
  • Serenity Scotland (4m)
  • People's Story Museum (4m)
  • Geoffrey (Tailor) Highland Crafts (4m)
  • John Knox House (4m)
  • Museum of Childhood (4m)
  • Museum of Childhood (4m)
  • Brass Rubbing Centre (4m)
  • Mercat Walking Tours of Edinburgh (5m)
  • Creative Connections (5m)
  • St Cecilias Hall Museum of Instruments (5m)
  • Auld Reekie Tours (5m)
  • Sandemans Edinburgh Free Tour (5m)

Tourist Information

Edinburgh
Edinburgh Information Centre
above Waverley Shopping Centre
3 Princes Street
Lothian
Scotland
EH2 2QP

Phone 08452 255 121
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/edinburgh-lothians/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 56%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 60%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
S
Pressure 1004
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:26 BST
(03:26 GMT)
High Tide
10:47 BST
(09:47 GMT)
Low Tide
17:12 BST
(16:12 GMT)
High Tide
23:32 BST
(22:32 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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Fisherrow sands is a large sandy bay situated in Musselburgh, a few miles east of Edinburgh. The beach has a tidal harbour and is the mouth of the river Esk. The adjacent golf course, now within the racecourse, dates back to circa 1672.

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