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Ayr (South) Beach

Ayr, South Ayrshire

Long stretches of sandy beach situated within the town of Ayr which has lots of sports facilities and entertainments.

Beach Type



There are toilets on the beach
Visitors will also find all the facilities associated with a medium sized town


There is also a leisure centre
Bowling greens
And thetres and entertainments
During the summer months the world's last sea-going paddle steamer PS Waverley sails on a variety of half and full day cruises on the Firth of Clyde

Nature and Wildlife

Explore the town and the long sandy beaches.

Water Quality




Tourist Information

Ayr TIC 22. Sandgate Ayr Ayrshire KA7 1BW. 01292 678100


Nearest town: Ayr
County: South Ayrshire
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4622, -4.64232
Postcode: KA7 1DU
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around , South Ayrshire at Explore Britain.


Head south east from Glasgow on the A77 and follow signs to Ayr.

Nearest Railway Stations

Ayr (Less than a mile away)
Newton-on-Ayr (Less than a mile away)
Prestwick Town (Approx. 3 miles away)
Prestwick International Airport (Approx. 4 miles away)
Troon (Approx. 5 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking is available near the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Cromwell Road (South), Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Cromwell Road (North), Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Charlotte Street, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Boswell Park, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Barns Crescent, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Carrick Street, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Kyle Centre, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Dalblair Road, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Back Main Street-South, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Back Main Street-North, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Ayr