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Fraserburgh. Philorth Beach

Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire

A sandy beach backed by an impressive dune system. The beach is popular with families.

Beach Type

sand

Facilities

Beach Cafe, Seashore Centre, Changing Rooms, Childrens' Play Park

Activities

Swimming, walking, sealife centre

Nature and Wildlife

Close to Formartine and Buchan Way. and next to the Waters of Philorth local nature reserve. the beach is popular with dog walkers. The sand dune system holds a lot of vegetation. a saltmarsh section and reedbeds which attract a variety of waders. wildfow

Water Quality

Excellent

Lifeguard

No

Cleaning and Litter

The beach is not cleaned but there are litter bins.

Dogs

Dogs are allowed and dog bins are provided.

Awards and Recommendations

Green Coast Award
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Fraserburgh Tourist Information Centre 3 Saltoun Square Fraserburgh Aberdeenshire AB43 5DA Tel: 01346 518315

Location

Nearest town: Fraserburgh
County: Aberdeenshire
Latitude/Longitude: 57.6756, -1.96445
Postcode: AB43 8TP
(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.

Access

Access on to the beach at Fraserburgh Esplanade. Take the A90 to Fraserburgh and the beach is signposted from the town centre or through the Waters of Philorth nature reserve.

Public Transport

There is a railway station in Aberdeen. A rural Fraserburgh bus service runs from Aberdeen.

Parking

Parking for 40 - 50 cars (approx)

Nearby Car Parks

Cemetary, Fraserburgh (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Esplanade, Fraserburgh (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Seaforth Street (South), Fraserburgh (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Bowling Green, Fraserburgh (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Seaforth Street (North), Fraserburgh (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Mid Street, Fraserburgh (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Saltoun Square, Fraserburgh (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Castle Street, Fraserburgh (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Hanover Street (South 1), Fraserburgh (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Hanover Street (North), Fraserburgh (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Fraserburgh