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Rockcliffe Beach

Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway

Rockcliffe has a sandy beach within the rough firth. This is a picturesque beach surrounded by National Trust areas and a charming village.

Beach Type



There is a caravan site
Toilets and a tearoom
There is also a hotel with a restaurant


Coastal walks and exploring

Nature and Wildlife

A great area for walks. there are several marked routes and areas of interest. Rough Island is a nature sanctuary and can be reached by a tidal causeway.

Water Quality





Dogs allowed.

Tourist Information Dumfries TIC. 01387 253862. [email protected]


Nearest town: Dalbeattie
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8645, -3.79559
Postcode: DG5 4QQ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


From Dumfries. head down the A711 to Dalbeattie. Leave Dalbeattie on the A710 heading South and look for signs to Rockliffe.


Parking available close to the beach

Nearby Car Parks

Glenluffin, Rockcliffe (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Village Hall, Kippford (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Sandyhills, Dumfries (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Richorn, Dalbeattie (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Town Wood, Dalbeattie (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away
Doach Wood, Palnackie (Unknown stay).
About 4.2 miles away
Riverside, Dalbeattie (Unknown stay).
About 4.8 miles away
Alpine Street, Dalbeattie (Unknown stay).
About 4.8 miles away
Maxwell Street, Dalbeattie (Unknown stay).
About 4.8 miles away
Mill Street, Dalbeattie (Unknown stay).
About 4.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Dalbeattie