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Stranraer Cockle Shore Beach

Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

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A long wide sandy beach situated next to the busy port of Stranraer.

Stranraer Cockle Shore Beach is adjacent to the Loch Ryan Coastal Path.


Weather and tides for Saturday 17 April

Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 11mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 7%
Min temp. 5°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph

The tide at Stranraer Cockle Shore Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 9:20 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 4:04 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   8.2°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Stranraer Cockle Shore Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Stena Line (1.3 miles)
Stranraer VisitScotland iCentre (1.4 miles)
Castle Of St John (1.4 miles)
Stranraer Museum (1.5 miles)
Ryan centre stranraer (1.6 miles)
Castle Kennedy Gardens (1.9 miles)
Glenwhan Gardens (4.9 miles)
Dunskey Garden (6 miles)

Places to eat near Stranraer Cockle Shore Beach

Craignelder Hotel (370 yards)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Bishop Burn, Stranraer

Location type: Village

OS Grid: NX080619

Country: Scotland

Local Authority: Dumfries and Galloway

Nearest postcode: DG9 8QJ

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Visitor information for Stranraer Cockle Shore Beach, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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