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Hopeman East Beach

Elgin, Moray

A sandy beach with some rocks and interesting rock pools.

Beach Type



There is a camp site near the beach and further facilities availablke in the small town of Hopeman


Exploring the rock pools
When the swell is big
Hopeman is a recognised surfing spot

Nature and Wildlife

The old railway towards Burghead is an option. there are fossils to be found on the beach.

Water Quality





No dog restrictions.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Elgin TIC. 17 High Street. Elgin. Tel: 01343 552075


Nearest town: Elgin
County: Moray
Latitude/Longitude: 57.711, -3.43179
Postcode: IV30 5RX
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around , Moray at Explore Britain.


Take A941 from Elgin to Lossiemouth. then B9040 to Hopeman

Public Transport

Northern 331 Elgin to Burghead Mon to Sat and Sun (6 trips) Via Hopeman

Nearest Railway Stations

Elgin (Approx. 7 miles away)
Forres (Approx. 10 miles away)

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


Limited parking

Nearby Car Parks

East Beach, Hopeman (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Sea Park, Hopeman (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
East Beach 2, Hopeman (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Station Road, Burghead (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Roseisle, Kinloss (Unknown stay).
About 3.8 miles away
Quarrel Wood, Elgin (Unknown stay).
About 4.3 miles away
West Road, Elgin (Unknown stay).
About 4.4 miles away
Stotfield Road, Lossiemouth (Unknown stay).
About 5 miles away
Brumley Brae, Elgin (Unknown stay).
About 5.1 miles away
Lossie Green, Elgin (Unknown stay).
About 5.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Elgin