The Beach Guide

Sandeel Bay (Port Mora)

Sandeel Bay - Dumfries and Galloway

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A short walk north of Portpatrick, along the clifftops, takes you to the pretty little cove of Sandeel Bay. Here you will find a small water fall and a number of caves along with a sandy beach.

Also known as:

Port Mora

Type of beach

Sand & shingle

Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

Dumfries and Galloway dog friendly beaches »



  • Picnic area

Nearest town


OS grid ref.

NW 9923 5520