Tyninghame Beach (Ravensheugh Sands)
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This long sandy beach is often cited as one of the finest in the South of Scotland. A wild expanse of golden sand backed by dunes the beach here is often deserted except for during the summer months.
Set a little way from the nearest parking it is a fair walk to the beach. Depending on where you park this can involve a scenic walk through the old pine forests at either end of the beach.
You'll know you have arrived at Tyninghame beach when you can see the mighty Bass Rock a mile or so offshore. This craggy rock is home to a lighthouse and huge colony of gannets.
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Type of beach
Dogs friendly beach?
Dogs are allowed on the beach all year
- Picnic area
OS grid ref.
NT 6019 8724
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