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Fisherrow West Beach

(Fisherrow Sands)

East Lothian, Scotland

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Fisherrow sands is a large sandy bay situated in Musselburgh, a few miles east of Edinburgh.

The beach has a tidal harbour and is the mouth of the river Esk. The adjacent golf course, now within the racecourse, dates back to circa 1672.

Harbour Sand Shingle

Weather and tides for Monday 12 April

Chance of rain 0%
Min temp. 0°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 9mph
Tomorrow (Tuesday)
Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Fisherrow West Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 10:00 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 4:14 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   6.8°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Fisherrow West Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Staggs Bar (0.5 miles)
Brunton Theatre (0.5 miles)
Newhailes (0.7 miles)
Musselburgh Racecourse (1 miles)
The Bannatyne Spa (1.3 miles)
Real Roman Tours (1.5 miles)
Fort Kinnaird (1.5 miles)
Prestongrange Museum (2.5 miles)

Places to eat near Fisherrow West Beach

Gurkha Bar and Restaurant (370 yards)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Newhailes, Musselburgh

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: NT333731

Country: Scotland

Local Authority: East Lothian

Nearest postcode: EH21 6DH

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Visitor information for Fisherrow West Beach, East Lothian, Scotland. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 21:09:40 +0100