British Beaches

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Greenan Beach

Ayr, South Ayrshire

A sandy beach with some rocks situated just to the south of Ayr.

Beach Type





Coastal walks

Nature and Wildlife

Plenty to explore on this long stretch of beach

Water Quality




Tourist Information

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


Nearest town: Ayr
County: South Ayrshire
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4384, -4.66856
Postcode: KA7 4HX
(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.


Heading south out of Ayr. turn right to Doonhill and Greenan. Park at Longhill point.

Nearest Railway Stations

Ayr (Approx. 2 miles away)
Newton-on-Ayr (Approx. 3 miles away)
Prestwick Town (Approx. 5 miles away)
Prestwick International Airport (Approx. 5 miles away)
Maybole (Approx. 6 miles away)

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


Park at Longhill point and walk.

Nearby Car Parks

Greenan Beach, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Castle Walk, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Blackburn, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Barns Crescent, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Cromwell Road (South), Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Old Cattle Market, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Dalblair Road, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Charlotte Street, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Morrisons, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Cromwell Road (North), Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away

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Hotels and Guest Houses in Ayr