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Monreith Beach Photos

Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

Monreith Bay

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There are three attractive beaches are close to the village of Monreith.The largest is Monreith Bay. It is best visited at low tide when the wide expanse of sand is exposed. To reach it, park beside the A747 and take the long flight of 152 steps down to the beach below where there are public toilets. Just to the south of Monreith are the two beaches of Front and Back Bay. They are reached off the road to the St Medan’s Golf Club, with a public car park beside Back Bay. Just off the road you’ll see a bronze sculpture of an otter, a memorial to Gavin Maxwell, author of Ring of Bright Water. He spent his childhood at Monreith.

Uploaded to Flickr by TrotterFechan on 31 January 2017

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Location: Monreith

Location type: Village

OS Grid: NX357406

Country: Scotland

Local Authority: Dumfries and Galloway

Nearest postcode: DG8 9LJ

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'Monreith Bay' - a photo of Monreith Beach

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