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Yellowcraig Beach

East Lothian, Scotland


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A sandy cove with great views to Fife and the lighthouse on Fidra Island.

A popular family beach with a nature trail, barbecue site and footpaths through the adjacent sheltered woodlands and grassland. The beach is within walking distance of the village of Dirleton with its shops pubs and restaurants. Also worth visiting is the famous 13th century Dirleton castle.

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Weather and tides for Thursday 21 February

Tonight
Chance of rain 5%
Min temp. 6°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 2mph
Tomorrow (Friday)
Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 7mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Yellowcraig Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 10:18 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 4:17 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   6°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Yellowcraig Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Archerfield Links Golf Club (1 miles)
Dirleton Castle (1.2 miles)
North Berwick Golf Club (2.1 miles)
Whynot? (2.3 miles)
Scottish Seabird Centre (2.4 miles)
North Berwick Law (2.4 miles)
The Old Clubhouse (2.8 miles)
Gullane Golf Club (3 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Dirleton

Location type: Village

OS Grid: NT515859

Country: Scotland

Local Authority: East Lothian

Nearest postcode: EH39 5DS

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

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