British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Croy Beach

Maybole, South Ayrshire

Croy coastline is a mixture of rocky outcrops and sandy beach. South Croy is also known as Maybole shore and is a popular spot for Windsurfers and Land yachting.

Beach Type



There is a caravan site nearby


Coastal walks
Land yachting

Nature and Wildlife

this is a long beach offering plenty of room to stretch your legs.

Water Quality




Tourist Information Ayr TIC 22. Sandgate Ayr Ayrshire KA7 1BW. 01292 678100


Nearest town: Maybole
County: South Ayrshire
Latitude/Longitude: 55.375, -4.77165
Postcode: KA19 8JT
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around , South Ayrshire at Explore Britain.


Turn off the A77 in Maybole heading for Dunure. At Pennyglen turn right for Dunure. turn left at Knowleside and Croy is at the end of the single track road.

Public Transport


Nearest Railway Stations

Maybole (Approx. 4 miles away)
Ayr (Approx. 8 miles away)
Newton-on-Ayr (Approx. 9 miles away)
Girvan (Approx. 9 miles away)
Prestwick Town (Approx. 11 miles away)

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


Limited parking

Nearby Car Parks

Culzean Bay, Maybole (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Kirk Road, Maybole (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Glenalla Road, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 3.4 miles away
Harbour Road, Maidens (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Maybole Station, Maybole (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
John Knox Street, Maybole (Unknown stay).
About 3.8 miles away
Kirkwynd, Maybole (Unknown stay).
About 3.8 miles away
Lodge Road, Girvan (Unknown stay).
About 5.1 miles away
Greenan Beach, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 6.2 miles away
Castle Walk, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 6.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Maybole