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Stranraer - Cockle Shore Beach

Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway

A long wide sandy beach situated next to the busy port of Stranraer.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Toilets
Picnic site

Activities

Paddling
Watching the ferries leave Stranraer
Fishing

Nature and Wildlife

A very good place to see wintering sea duck and gulls.

Water Quality

Not Tested

Lifeguard

No

Dogs

No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

www.mull-of-galloway.co.uk Stranraer TIC Burns House. Harbour St Stranraer Wigtownshire DG9 7RD. 01776 702595

Location

Nearest town: Stranraer
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9156, -4.99594
Postcode: DG9 8QJ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Access

Just to the east of Stranraer.

Nearest Railway Stations

Stranraer (About a mile away)

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

Parking

Limited parking

Nearby Car Parks

Port Rodie, Stranraer (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Bellevilla Road, Stranraer (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Rose Street, Stranraer (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Fisher Street - Library, Stranraer (Short stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Fisher Street - Middle, Stranraer (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Fisher Street - West, Stranraer (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Hanover Square, Stranraer (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Breastworks, Stranraer (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Agnew Crescent, Stranraer (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Ryan Leisure Centre, Stranraer (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Stranraer