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Newburgh Beach

Ellon, Aberdeenshire

Newburgh is a village situated near the mouth of the river Ythan and is fronted by the estuary and an extensive dune system.

Beach Type



There is a Camp site and local shops and post office


There is a golf course

Nature and Wildlife

This is a good area for bird watching and there is a bird sanctuary. Seals can sometimes be seen around the estuary.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

ABERDEEN TIC Provost Ross's House Shiprow. Aberdeenshire Tel: +44 (0) 1224 288828


Nearest town: Ellon
County: Aberdeenshire
Latitude/Longitude: 57.3319, -1.99833
Postcode: AB41 6AA
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Signposted off the A90 north of Aberdeen.

Public Transport

Bluebird Northern Buses's bus service number 263 between Peterhead and Aberdeen visits Newburgh.

Nearest Railway Stations

Dyce (Approx. 11 miles away)

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


Parking available between the town and the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Ythan Bridge (South), Newburgh (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Back O'Bridge - North, Newburgh (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
River Meadow, Newburgh (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Little Collieston, Ellon (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Collieston, Collieston (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Ellon, Ellon (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Meadows Way, Ellon (Unknown stay).
About 3.1 miles away
The Square (East), Ellon (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Market Street, Ellon (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
The Square (West), Ellon (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Ellon