British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Cramond Beach

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

A sandy beach close to Edinburgh. It is possible to walk over the causeway to the island at low tide but keep an eye on the tides as it is possible to get cut-off.

Beach Type



Toilets by the beach
Shops and cafes in Cramond


There is plenty of history to see in the area with Cramond boasting one of the longest known periods of human settlement
There is a roman fort in Cramond

Nature and Wildlife

Walk out to the Island. Beware of rising tides cutting you off.

Water Quality




Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre above Waverley Shopping Centre 3 Princes Street EH2 2QP Tel. 0845 22 55 121 Email: [email protected] Web:


Nearest town: Edinburgh
County: City of Edinburgh
Latitude/Longitude: 55.9812, -3.28226
Postcode: EH4 6QU
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Signposted off the A90 just east of Edinburgh.

Public Transport

Bus service 41 from Edinburgh serves Cramond.

Nearest Railway Stations

South Gyle (Approx. 3 miles away)
Haymarket (Approx. 3 miles away)
Edinburgh Park (Approx. 4 miles away)
Dalmeny (Approx. 4 miles away)
Slateford (Approx. 4 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Two car parks available by the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Cramond Village, Cramond (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
School Brae, Cramond (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Drumbrae Leisure Centre, Edinburgh (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Craigleith Shopping Park, Edinburgh (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Cammo Walk, Barnton (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Travelodge Edinburgh West End, Edinburgh (Unknown stay).
About 3.1 miles away
South Gyle Station, South Gyle (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Gyle Avenue, Edinburgh (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Newhaven Place, Leith (Unknown stay).
About 3.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Edinburgh