British Beaches

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Powfoot Beach

Annan, Dumfries and Galloway

Generally a salt marsh style coastline, it is not advisable to approach the water at low tide. There is a small strip of shingle beach along the coast towards Annan or a small area of sand and shingle in front of the car park called Powfoot Scar.

Beach Type






Nature and Wildlife

There is a local coastal footpath and plenty of birdlife around the area.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

Gretna Green TIC Old Headless Cross Gretna Dumfriesshire DG16 5EA. 01461 337834


Nearest town: Annan
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9758, -3.33284
Postcode: DG12 5PN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


take the A74 North of Carlisle. turning off west at Gretna. along the A75 turning off right before Annan.

Nearest Railway Stations

Annan (Approx. 3 miles away)
Lockerbie (Approx. 10 miles away)

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


There is a car park by the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Everholm Park - South, Annan (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Annan Station, Annan (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Murray Street, Annan (Unknown stay).
About 3 miles away
Butts Street (Fish Cross), Annan (Unknown stay).
About 3 miles away
Gala Bank, Annan (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Annan