"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Machrihanish Beach

Quiet rural sandy beach located on the Mull of Kintyre Peninsular, and over three miles long. Favoured by surfers, the beach ajoins the Machrihanish Golf Course.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Campbeltown

Local authority: Argyll and Bute Council

OS Grid Reference: NR641209

Awards

Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Machrihanish Beach

  • Machrihanish Seabird Observatory (0m)
  • Davaar Island and Crucifixion Cave (5m)
  • Homeston Farm (8m)
  • Clan MacAlister Centre (10m)
  • Glenbarr Abbey Macalister Clan Visitor Centre (10m)

Tourist Information

Campbeltown
Tourist Information Centre
MacKinnon House
The Pier
Kintyre
Argyll and Bute
Strathclyde
Scotland
PA28 6EF

Phone 01586 552 056
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/argyll-isles/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 18 February

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 57%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:23 GMT
Low Tide
09:45 GMT
High Tide
15:25 GMT
Low Tide
21:49 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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Quiet rural sandy beach located on the Mull of Kintyre Peninsular, and over three miles long. Favoured by surfers, the beach ajoins the Machrihanish Golf Course.

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