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Belhaven Beach

Foxlake Linkfield Car Park, Dunbar EH42 1XF, Scotland
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We have been coming to Dunbar since childhood camping days and now as a parent we still love coming... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wide expanse of beach with sand dunes, rock pools and stunning views all around of countryside and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ann O
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Average1%
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“beautiful beach” (11 reviews)
“car park” (11 reviews)
“dog walkers” (6 reviews)
Foxlake Linkfield Car Park, Dunbar EH42 1XF, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming to Dunbar since childhood camping days and now as a parent we still love coming here. The town itself holds many great memories but Belhaven Beach is the "must visit" when you come here. Car parking is plentiful (unlike North Berwick)...More

Thank SkyeGO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wide expanse of beach with sand dunes, rock pools and stunning views all around of countryside and hills.

Thank Ann O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parked up at the beach carpark. £2 to park all day, but watch out the parking enforcement were very quick to check you have paid! A great beach, we walked along the coastal path into Dunbar to explore this little working coastal town. An unspoilt...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful clean sandy beach, amazing water sports.View spectacular. Public car park,public toilets grassy areas for picnics.

Thank moi12rugby
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Parked in the nearby car park (£2 for the day) and used the free public toilets which are nearby. Walked down to the beach edge and got an ice cream from the van. Over the little bridge (tide was out) and onto an unspoilt lovely...More

Thank yunshou57
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach and walk. Can access john muir walk through woods. Need to be aware of tide coming in as can get cut off. Pleasant for kids and dogs. Good facilities at john muir park

Thank brm82016
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We stayed at Bel Haven chalet which was beautiful and directly on the beach which was equally as beautiful. My only gripe was everyone that visited the beach didnt use the front as a turning pint and pay to park on the car park but...More

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

It is possible to picnic on this beach, but it is better for walking, surfing, windsurfing and other sports. It usually has fantastic surf and you can book lessons with the local surf school. Perfect for long walks- dogs love it. Park at John Muir...More

Thank EDoyle8664
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Clear blue water and clean sand, the toilets which is the toilet block across from the john muir country park were immaculate and the whole feel of Dunbar was class in a glass!

Thank snookibear
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I love Belhaven beach and have been coming here for nearly sixty years. My first experiences were when the chalets were old converted railway carriages. I enjoyed many fantastic holidays here. Everyone took care of this beautiful place and it was always kept clean and...More

Thank l00kin0ut4u
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Silas M
12 April 2015|
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Response from Louise G | Reviewed this property |
I am really not sure, however, you could call Belhaven golf club, I'm sure the number would be easy enough to find on th web. They might even allow you to use their ground which runs down to the beach. The main beach is part... More