British Beaches

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Carradale Beach

Carradale, Argyll and Bute

Carradale itself is a small fishing village with a picturesque harbour (pictured). To the south, Carradale bay is a large sandy beach set in a southerly facing bay.

Beach Type



Caravan site
Picnic site and a craft centre


Visit the craft centre or heritage centre
There is a golf course nearby

Nature and Wildlife

There are marked routes leaving from Carradale.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Cleaning and Litter

Possible sewage-related litter.

Tourist Information

Network Tea Room and Heritage Centre Carradale. Heston. Argyll. PA28 6SG 01583 431296 or 01583 431278


Nearest town: Carradale
County: Argyll and Bute
Latitude/Longitude: 55.591, -5.46799
Postcode: PA28 6RY
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


On the east coast of the Mull of Kintyre. Once on the Mull. head for Whitehouse then turn left to Claonaig and continue south on the coast road until you get to Carradale.


Parking available.

Nearby Car Parks

Shore Road, Carradale (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Port na storm, Carradale (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Carradale Network Centre, Carradale (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Grianan, Carradale (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Whitefarland, Pirnmill (Unknown stay).
About 4.3 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Carradale