Beaches in Cockenzie And Port Seton, Lothian

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

  • Seton Sands Beach (1.5 miles)

    Seton Sands © Richard Webb | BY-SA

    Seton Sands is a long, rural beach on the south bank of the Firth of Forth, between Cockenzie & Port Seton and Longniddry. The beach is popular for a range of activities such as windsurfing, canoeing and horse riding. There are also plenty of interesting walks in the area. In addition Seton Sands beach is…

  • Longniddry Beach (2.4 miles)

    Longniddry © Mary And Angus Hogg | BY-SA

    Longniddry beach is a mixture of sand and rocks in a quiet, relatively undisturbed setting, despite being a mere 10 miles from the centre of Edinburgh. It is popular for water sports, family days out and for walkers. There are nature reserves in the vicinity and the beach is an excellent place for spotting wading…

  • Gosford Sands Beach (3.3 miles)

    Gosford Sands © Richard Webb | BY-SA

    Popular with walkers, bird watchers and kite-flyers, this attractive strip of beach, with its backdrop of forest and cliffs is just a short drive from Edinburgh. Behind the beach are the gates to the magnificent Georgian mansion of Gosford House. This is still privately owned, although it is open to the public during the summer.…

  • Aberlady Bay (4.7 miles)

    Aberlady Bay © Mike Pennington | BY-SA

    Only half an hour from Edinburgh is Aberlady Bay renown for its nature reserve and vast expanse of dune-backed sand. The nature reserve is said to be the oldest in the UK, dating back to 1952, Covering nearly 600 hectares of sand, mudflats and salt marsh this is a haven for flora and fauna. On…

Cockenzie And Port Seton beaches map

Map featuring Cockenzie And Port Seton beaches. Click on pins to view beach details