British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

This website will be moving soon! We have a new domain name, and a new design. The current site will close later this year, but in the meantime you can check out the new version at

Dunure Beach

Ayr, South Ayrshire

A small harbour on a rocky shore.

Beach Type



A picnic site and view point
Shop and Post office in Dunure


Coastal walks

Nature and Wildlife

Visit the ruins of Dunure castle.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

May be some sewage-related litter.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

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


Nearest town: Ayr
County: South Ayrshire
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4086, -4.75821
Postcode: KA7 4LN
(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.


take the A719 coastal route south from Ayr.

Nearest Railway Stations

Maybole (Approx. 5 miles away)
Ayr (Approx. 6 miles away)
Newton-on-Ayr (Approx. 7 miles away)
Prestwick Town (Approx. 9 miles away)
Prestwick International Airport (Approx. 9 miles away)

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


Parking available.

Nearby Car Parks

Culzean Bay, Maybole (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Greenan Beach, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 4.4 miles away
Glenalla Road, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 4.4 miles away
Castle Walk, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away
Maybole Station, Maybole (Unknown stay).
About 4.7 miles away
John Knox Street, Maybole (Unknown stay).
About 4.8 miles away
Kirkwynd, Maybole (Unknown stay).
About 4.8 miles away
Blackburn, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 5.4 miles away
Cromwell Road (South), Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 6 miles away
Barns Crescent, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Ayr