"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Thorntonloch Beach

Almost hidden behind the rocky outcrop of Torness Point and within sight of the nuclear power station. This beautiful sandy beach runs south for about 400m, backed along its length by shallow dunes.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Dunbar

Local authority: East Lothian Council

OS Grid Reference: NT754744

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Thorntonloch Beach

  • Splatz Activity Cafe (5m)
  • Dunbar Leisure Pool (6m)
  • Pease Burn (6m)
  • John Muir Country Park (7m)
  • East Links Family Park (7m)
  • ReBoot Disc Golf Course (7m)
  • St Abbs Head Nature Reserve (11m)

Tourist Information

Dunbar
Tourist Information Centre
High Street
Lothian
Scotland
EH42 1ER

Phone 01368 863734
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/edinburgh-lothians/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 20 January

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. -0°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 998
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 0°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 999
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1000
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1002
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1005
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 0°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1008
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:30 GMT
Low Tide
10:10 GMT
High Tide
16:30 GMT
Low Tide
22:36 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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Almost hidden behind the rocky outcrop of Torness Point and within sight of the nuclear power station. This beautiful sandy beach runs south for about 400m, backed along its length by shallow dunes.

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