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Fairlie Beach

Largs, North Ayrshire

Fairlie is a long sandy beach with some shingle and rocks on the foreshore. It has a slipway and moorings for yachts.

Beach Type



Public toilets
Picnic site and local shops and amenities in Fairlie itself



Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

LARGS TIC Promenade. KA30 8BG Tel: +44 (0) 1475 673765


Nearest town: Largs
County: North Ayrshire
Latitude/Longitude: 55.7578, -4.85616
Postcode: KA29 0AA
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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


Fairlie is south of Largs along the A78 coastal road. Head out from Glasgow towards Largs and. upon reaching the A78. turn south.

Nearest Railway Stations

Fairlie (Less than a mile away)
Largs (Approx. 2 miles away)
West Kilbride (Approx. 4 miles away)
Dalry (Approx. 7 miles away)
Glengarnock (Approx. 7 miles away)

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

Nearby Car Parks

Main Road, Fairlie (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Bay Street, Fairlie (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Pier Road, Fairlie (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Fairlie Station, Fairlie (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Kelburn Country Centre, Largs (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Largs Marina, Largs (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Bowencraig West, Largs (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Bowencraig East, Largs (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Haylie Brae, Largs (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Dalry Moor, Largs (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Largs