"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Portobello Beach

Once Portobello was a busy seaside resort where all the people of Edingburgh went to paddle in the sea. Now it still has it's sandy beach, and plenty of amusements and entertainments, although it is seen more as a peacful escape from city life.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Edinburgh

Local authority: City of Edinburgh Council

OS Grid Reference: NT304745

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Things to see and do near Portobello Beach

  • Tumbles at Portobello (0m)
  • Orcadia Trampoline Centre (0m)
  • Clown Around Indoor Play Centre (2m)
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse (2m)
  • Invergordon Distillers Ltd (2m)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (2m)
  • The Museum of Edinburgh (2m)
  • Craigmillar Castle (2m)
  • Huntly House Museum (3m)
  • Shawfair Pottery (3m)
  • The People's Story Museum (3m)
  • People's Story Museum (3m)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool and Clambers (3m)
  • James Pringle Weavers (3m)
  • Geoffrey (Tailor) Highland Crafts (3m)
  • John Knox House (3m)
  • Museum of Childhood (3m)
  • Creative Connections (3m)
  • Museum of Childhood (3m)
  • Brass Rubbing Centre (3m)
  • The Ceramic Experience (3m)
  • Auld Reekie Tours (3m)
  • St Cecilias Hall Museum of Instruments (3m)
  • Mercat Walking Tours of Edinburgh (3m)
  • The Royal Yacht Britannia (3m)
  • Jamboree Adventure Soft Play (3m)
  • Sandemans Edinburgh Free Tour (3m)
  • Maddie and Marks Play Town (3m)
  • Edinburgh Dungeons (3m)
  • City Art Centre (3m)

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

Forecast for Tuesday 25 September

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1033
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1032
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SW
Pressure 1029
Humidity 54%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.
SW
Pressure 1026
Humidity 60%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 11mph.
SW
Pressure 1024
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
SW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Once Portobello was a busy seaside resort where all the people of Edingburgh went to paddle in the sea. Now it still has it's sandy beach, and plenty of amusements and entertainments, although it is seen more as a peacful escape from city life.

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