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Lunderston Bay Beach

Glasgow, Inverclyde

Lunderston Bay is the closest sandy beach to Glasgow and within the Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park. Popular with families, offering a children’s play area. Good for wildlife and yacht spotting.

Beach Type



First aid

Nature and Wildlife

A coastal path links the beach with Inverkip and the lighthouse at Cloch Point and Gourock. Cardwell Garden Centre is located just across the road from Lunderston Bay and has a coffee shop.

Water Quality





Dogs restricted.


Nearest town: Glasgow
County: Inverclyde
Latitude/Longitude: 55.9229, -4.87309
Postcode: PA16 0DN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


By Road: A78 from Greenock or Largs then take the A770 coastal road. Follow brown signs for Lunderston. Train: Inverkip or Gourock station 2 and 4 miles away respectively. Bus: Mcgills route 577 passes bay. Timetable enquiries phone 0870 6082608.

Nearest Railway Stations

Inverkip (About a mile away)
IBM Halt (Approx. 2 miles away)
Wemyss Bay (Approx. 3 miles away)
Branchton (Approx. 3 miles away)
Gourock (Approx. 3 miles away)

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

Nearby Car Parks

Lunderston Bay, Gourock (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Fran Terrace, Inverkip (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Harbour View, Greenock (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Inverkip Station, Inverkip (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Jetty, Gourock (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Kirk Street, Dunoon (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Coal Pier, Dunoon (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Jane Street, Dunoon (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away
Greenock Cut, Greenock (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away
Argyll Street, Dunoon (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Glasgow