Beaches in Troon, Strathclyde

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

  • Troon South Beach (0.2 miles)

    Troon South © Mary And Angus Hogg | BY-SA

    Troon is a bustling seaside town in Ayrshire.  It has two good, sandy beaches, a harbour and lots of good quality cafes, restaurants and shops, and the vicinity boasts no less than seven golf courses. 

    South Beach is the area of wide, flat, golden sand stretching south of the harbour.  It is backed by a wide…

  • North Troon Beach (0.8 miles)

    North Troon © Les Hull | BY-SA

    Troon in Ayrshire has two flat, sandy beaches and a harbour.  There are seven golf courses nearby. 

    The North Beach, otherwise known as Barassie Beach, is the wide expanse of sand stretching north of the marina. The harbour wall provides some degree of protection to the southern end of the beach, and the Barassie Burn enters…

  • Barassie Beach (1.3 miles)

    Barassie © Dannie Calder | BY-SA

    Barassie is a long, wide and mostly flat, sandy beach, although its expanse depends largely on the tide. At low tide there is a vast area for visitors explore, but when the tide comes in, water covers most of the beach. Troon Harbour lies to the south and is visible from the beach. The beach…

  • Prestwick Beach (2.9 miles)

    Prestwick © Mick Garratt | BY-SA

    Prestwick is a long, mostly sandy beach, with some pebbles, offering excellent views out over the Firth of Clyde across to the mountainous Isle of Arran. Glasgow Prestwick Airport is very close to the beach and it is possible to see the planes landing and taking off from the beach. There is a large car…

Troon beaches map

Map featuring Troon beaches. Click on pins to view beach details