British Beaches

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Cruden Bay Beach

Peterhead, Aberdeenshire

A long sandy bay with the vilage of Cruden bay and its small harbour at its northern end.

Beach Type



Toilets and a post office
Further facilities available in town


There is a golf course

Nature and Wildlife

Plenty of room to stretch your legs on this long beach. To the north the remains of Slains castle are within walking distance.

Water Quality




Tourist Information

ABERDEEN TIC Provost Ross's House Shiprow. Aberdeenshire Tel: +44 (0) 1224 288828


Nearest town: Peterhead
County: Aberdeenshire
Latitude/Longitude: 57.4116, -1.85034
Postcode: AB42 0HF
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around , Aberdeenshire at Explore Britain.


Head north from Aberdeen on the A90 before turning off right on the A975. Cruden bay is signposted off this road.

Public Transport

Service 263: Aberdeen - Balmedie - Cruden Bay - Peterhead


Limited parking in town.

Nearby Car Parks

Cruden Bay, Cruden Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Buchan, Peterhead (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Hattan Hall, Peterhead (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Collieston, Collieston (Unknown stay).
About 5.3 miles away
Little Collieston, Ellon (Unknown stay).
About 5.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Peterhead