Best beaches in Scottish Borders

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Below are a list of the top 12 beaches in Scottish Borders as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

The current most popular beach in Scottish Borders is Coldingham Bay. If you would like to have your say on which are the best beaches in Scottish Borders just follow the link to the beach and vote by clicking the star ratings at the top right of the page.

  • 1. Coldingham Bay

    Coldingham Bay © Foilman | BY-SA

    The beach itself is about 1 kilometre long and 200 metres wide. It faces east and is a good place to catch the early morning sunshine. The clean sands are backed by plenty of grassy areas and the place has a relaxed, rural feel to it. To the northern end of the beach are some…

  • 2. Eyemouth Beach

    Eyemouth © Jim Barton | BY-SA

    The historic harbour town of Eyemouth is a 15-minute drive up the coast from Berwick-upon-Tweed. A sandy beach, backed by a sea wall lies immediately west of the harbour wall. The beach is popular with locals as well as visitors from further afield. At low tide plenty of rockpools are exposed in which youngsters may…

  • 3. Pease Bay

    Pease Bay © Brian Turner | BY-SA

    Less than an hour's drive from Edinburgh, Pease Bay has a beautiful sandy beach, flanked by sandstone cliffs and rocky outcrops. The location is stunning, and the presence of an award-winning holiday park immediately adjacent to the beach makes this a popular destination for families. The beaches exposed position also makes this a top destination…

  • 4. St Abbs Beach

    St Abbs © Andrew Curtis

    The picturesque, traditional fishing village of St Abbs has a harbour, a lifeboat station and an interactive visitor centre. The village is surrounded by craggy cliffs and there are many rocky outcrops around the harbour area and along the coast. The coast here is particularly popular with divers and snorkelers as the waters offshore from…