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Stevenston Beach - Strathclyde

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Stevenston is a sandy beach curving gently round a bay between Irvine and Saltcoats. The beach is backed by low, grassy dunes and lies in an area which has been designated as a Local Nature Reserve.

The dunes here provide a habitat to a variety of bird and plant life. Also look out for wild flowers in the dunes during the summer months. Fenced footpaths lead down to the beach to limit erosion to the dune system.

From the beach there are striking views across the Firth of Forth towards the Isle of Arran.

A good range of amenities can be found in Saltcoats, which is within walking distance of the beach.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

Strathclyde dog friendly beaches »

Activities

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Town centre nearby

Nearest town

Stevenston

Postcode

KA20 3LY

OS grid ref.

NS 2667 4071

Water quality

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