Beaches in Millport, Strathclyde

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The beach guide has 6 beaches listed in and around the town of Millport. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Millport Beach (0.4 miles)

    Millport © Leslie Barrie | BY-SA

    The island of Great Cumbrae can be found in the lower Firth of Clyde. Ferries from Largs take just under 10 minutes and from the island's ferry terminal there is a bus link to the charming seaside resort of Millport - the only settlement to speak of on the island. Millport has a small harbour,…

  • Fairlie Beach (2.7 miles)

    Fairlie © Thomas Nugent | BY-SA

    The small town of Fairlie lies on the east shore of the Firth of Clyde. The long strip of beach is mainly sandy with some areas of rock and shingle. From the beach there are views towards Great Cumbrae Island and down towards the Isle of Arran. There are moorings here for yachts and a…

  • Pencil Beach (3 miles)

    Pencil © Wfmillar | BY-SA

    Pencil Beach is a small, shallow bay around 300 metres in length. It is found at the southern end of the seaside resort town of Largs, which is known for its mild climate. The beach is a mix of sand, grass and pebble, interspersed with rocky outcrops. The bay, which slopes gently into the sea,…

  • Largs Beach (3.4 miles)

    Largs © Richard Webb | BY-SA

    Largs is a traditional seaside resort town, easily accessible from Glasgow. Ferries leave from here taking trippers on the 10-minute journey to the Isle of Great Cumbrae. The town played an important role in driving the Vikings out of Scotland- a fact celebrated today with a Viking festival in early September. The festival features a…

  • Main Beach (3.7 miles)

    Main © Richard Webb | BY-SA

    Largs is a traditional seaside resort with lots of activities and places to eat or drink. There are a number of beaches, as well as two promenades and a number of large, grassy areas. Thanks to the proximity of the Gulf Stream, the beaches here benefit from a relatively mild climate. A passenger ferry takes…

  • Seamill Beach (5.5 miles)

    Seamill © Alan Reid | BY-SA

    Seamill is a sandy beach with a few rocky patches. Behind the beach are some grassy areas which might make a good spot for a family picnic. Along the shoreline are quite a few rockpools exposed at low tide, where young visitors can enjoy exploring for marine life. The beach is an excellent place for…

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