Beaches in Stonehaven, Grampian

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The beach guide has 3 beaches listed in and around the town of Stonehaven. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Cowie Beach (0.1 miles)

    Cowie © Gwen And James Anderson | BY-SA

    Cowie is a mostly shingle beach at the northern end of the town of Stonehaven, offering excellent views over Stonehaven Bay and harbour, and the impressive rocky headlands to the south. The area is popular for water sports, fishing, and walking. At the southern end, the beach is bounded by the mouth of Cowie Water…

  • Carron Beach (0.4 miles)

    Carron © Colin Smith | BY-SA

    Carron is a sand and shingle beach overlooking Stonehaven Bay, and backed by the town of Stonehaven. The beach here becomes increasingly sandy approaching the water's edge, particularly at the southern end of the beach. Towards the southern end, a pedestrian bridge allows visitors to cross the mouth of the River Carron, although it is…

  • Muchalls Beach (3.7 miles)

    Muchalls © Anne Burgess | BY-SA

    Muchalls is a former fishing village just off the A90 a short drive south from Aberdeen.  Today many of the houses there are owned by commuters to Aberdeen.  

    The small shingle and rock beach has some sandy areas at low tide.  What makes this place special are the many stunning rock formations to be found…

Stonehaven beaches map

Map featuring Stonehaven beaches. Click on pins to view beach details