British Beaches

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Blackwaterfoot Beach

Brodick, North Ayrshire

Blackwaterfoot is a hamlet on the Isle of Arran. The beach is at the foot of steep cliffs and is made up of sand and large pebbles.

Beach Type



There are several hotels and pubs in the village as well as shops and a post office


There is a golf course nearby
Pony Trekking is also available

Nature and Wildlife

A lot to explore in the area. the grave of Fingals daurghter. the caves which are said to have been be used by Fingal. Nearby Sliddery is within walking distance whose name. derived from gaelic. means "field of slaughter". It was here that Vikings decided

Water Quality

Not Tested



Cleaning and Litter

No restrictions.

Tourist Information


Nearest town: Brodick
County: North Ayrshire
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5048, -5.33365
Postcode: KA27 8HB
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


On the A481 coastal road that circles the island. The easiest access from Brodick is via the B880 across the island.

Public Transport

The island has an excellent local bus service operated from Brodick


Limited parking available

Nearby Car Parks

King's Cave, Blackwaterfoot (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Brodick