Beaches in Cullen, Grampian

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The beach guide has 4 beaches listed in and around the town of Cullen. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Cullen Beach (0.7 miles)

    Cullen © John Allan | BY-SA

    Cullen is an attractive, golden sandy beach to the west of the village of the same name. It overlooks Cullen Bay, which gives the waters here some degree of shelter from the strongest currents, making it a good beach for swimming and snorkelling.  

    The beach is perhaps best known for its rock formation; The Three…

  • Sunnyside Beach (1.2 miles)

    Sunnyside Beach © Alan O'dowd | BY-SA

    Located between Cullen and Findlater Castle, Sunnyside beach is very much the definition of a hidden gem. A beautiful stretch of fine, pristine sand dotted with rocks and flanked by grassy cliffs.

    Sunnyside beach is a little off the beaten track and you'll have to walk for at least ten minutes along the coast path…

  • Sandend Bay (2.8 miles)

    Sandend Bay © Astrid Horn | BY-SA

    Sandend is a small fishing village on the Moray Coast, about one and a half hours’ drive from Aberdeen. The picturesque beach here slopes gently into the sea and is popular with families or anyone looking for a beautiful spot to play in the sand, hunt for shells or simply to get away from the…

  • Findochty Beach (3.5 miles)

    Findochty © Anne Burgess | BY-SA

    Findochty is an old fishing village, although today most of the boats that sit in the quaint harbour are used for outings rather than being genuine working fishing vessels. To the west of the harbour there is a small, rocky beach, where children might enjoy exploring the rock pools. The beach is backed by a…

Cullen beaches map

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