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Gourock West Bay Beach

Gourock, Inverclyde

Gourock itself is on the coast of the Firth of Clyde and is the departure point for several ferries criss-crossing the firth. A resort town, West bay is used by the Royal Gourock Yacht club and has an outdoor swimming pool at its northern end.

Beach Type



As a town has toilets shops
Pubs and cafes


There is a rather exclusive golf course nearby

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Glasgow 11 George Square Glasgow G2 1DY Tel: 0141 204 4400 Fax: 0141 221 3524 Email: [email protected] Web:


Nearest town: Gourock
County: Inverclyde
Latitude/Longitude: 55.9581, -4.82603
Postcode: PA19 1NN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Head west from Glasgow on the A8 to Greenock. stay on the coast road round to Gourock.

Public Transport

Gourock has a train station close to the beach.

Nearest Railway Stations

Gourock (Less than half a mile away)
Fort Matilda (About a mile and a half away)
Branchton (About a mile and a half away)
IBM Halt (Approx. 2 miles away)
Greenock West (Approx. 2 miles away)

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


Parking is available close to Kempock point.

Nearby Car Parks

Kempock Street, Gourock (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Gourock Station, Gourock (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Chalmers Street, Gourock (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Jetty, Gourock (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Fort Matilda Station, Fort Matilda (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Grieve Road, Greenock (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Auchneagh Farm Road, Greenock (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Branchton Station, Branchton (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Opposite Post Office, Kilcreggan (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Pier East, Kilcreggan (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Gourock