The Beach Guide

Luce Sands Beach (Sandhead)

Luce Sands Beach - Dumfries and Galloway

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Widely regarded as the finest beach in the Stranraer area, Luce Sands is an expansive stretch of sheltered sand. At low tide the beach here extends around three miles from the village of Sandhead, home to the Sands of Luce holiday park.

The bay here is also rich in marine wildlife and is designated a Special Area for Conservation (SAC) for its dune, seashore and seabed habitats.

Also known as:

Sandhead

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed.

Dumfries and Galloway dog friendly beaches »

Activities

Facilities

  • Picnic area

Nearest town

Stranraer

Postcode

DG9 9JA

OS grid ref.

NX 1023 5060

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