"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 Tuesday 21 August

06:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
ESE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1016
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1012
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1012
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:04 BST
(03:04 GMT)
High Tide
10:46 BST
(09:46 GMT)
Low Tide
16:02 BST
(15:02 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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