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white sands and chilly feet

this is the place to go for the beautiful sand the the stunning view and the always friendly hello... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
United Arab Emirates
Pristine beach

Hopeman East is typical of the beaches you get up in this part of the world. The sea here is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elgin, United Kingdom
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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“rock pools”(6 reviews)
“lovely beach”(4 reviews)
“coastal trail”(2 reviews)
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The Beach House Harbour Street, Elgin IV30 5RU, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

this is the place to go for the beautiful sand the the stunning view and the always friendly hello from a passer by... what a fantastic place ,well worth a stroll even in a wet and windy day.

Thank kingie2673
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hopeman East is typical of the beaches you get up in this part of the world. The sea here is crystal clear and on a good day you can see out over the horizon for miles. At low tide the rock pools become exposed and...More

Thank hamdrip
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful memories of our childhood playing here in the sand with our buckets and spades, it looks a lot smaller than I remember.

Thank DiggermanNo1
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I was taken by a friend along this fantastic coastline via the beach. The views are spectacular and the walk is so pleasant . There is so much history along this beach walk and there are plenty of places to stop for a picnic. The...More

Thank elained391
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous beach, clean and atmospheric. Lovely sand, and interesting rock pools to explore with the children. Stew and Drews ice cream parlour (delicious flavours) is just up the road - strolls on beaches are even better with ice cream!

Thank hebehouse
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Lovely beach. But why can't Moray council (or whoever is responsible) get their repair teams out to fix toilets in July, when the most people are likely to need them? It wasn't just in Hopeman, but also public toilets in Forres, Findhorn, Burghead...Thank goodness the...More

Thank nang123
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Great quiet beach with beautiful clean golden sands. Very picturesque with brightly coloured beach huts. Great for the Grandkids.

Thank Oldelgin
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Great walk around Hopeman. Lots of people out with BBQ's in the good weather. Lovely beach huts and playing fields.

Thank andyonekanobie
Reviewed 25 May 2018

The Moray Firth is awash with gorgeous beaches - this is the one we chose to go to on a lovely spring day. It's great fun for the kiddies, wall to wall sand to play with & rocks to climb. Not much in the way...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Gorgeous, picturesque little place with painted beach huts, sandy beach, rock pools and lots of sea birds. Unfortunately the weather wasn't kind to us but I'd love to return when the sun is shining.

Thank Foodie50XX
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