Visit Edinburgh’s fantastic beaches

Are you thinking of taking a trip to Edinburgh during the summer half term? When the sun is shining a day to the seaside in Edinburgh is fantastic. You’re able to watch the small boats float from side to side near the shore as the sun sets or even take a stroll along the beautiful Edinburgh beaches. There’s a lot of fun things to do for everyone.

Why not head to Edinburgh Motorhome hire and hire one of our Motorhomes or Campervans to take you to these amazing beaches and make your holiday a holiday to remember.

Cramond Beach

As beaches are so popular and everyone loves to take strolls along sandy beaches, here at Edinburgh there are a variety of different beaches including one called Cramond. This beach is only a short drive north of Edinburgh’s city centre, it’s a popular area built around a fishing community. Many people like to come to this designated spot to take peaceful strolls and enjoy the colourful boats in its small harbour, you’re also able to feed the swans and ducks. Children enjoy feeding the ducks and swans and you’re even able to sit in the café admiring the promenade and all the views you can see whilst sitting enjoying a coffee or tea and cake.

If you look across the causeway you’ll see Cramond Island walkers come to the island to watch the sea birds and enjoy a picnic. Many dog walkers enjoy walking along the promenade as it’s a great spot to admire all the fantastic views across the Firth of fourth.

Yellowcraigs Beach

There’s also a beach called yellowcraigs, it’s a stunning beach that was awarded the title of the ‘best UK beach for urbanites in search of the sea. You will be introduced by a breathtaking drive to the village of Dirleton where you’ll be amazed by ancient castles and beautiful gardens, it’ll lead you down to the beautiful beach. The beach accommodates all visitors needs so if you’re needing to park, there’s a car park situated right beside the beach. Go to Yellowcraigs beach and you will have one of the most spontaneous days out. It’s filled with beautiful sandy beaches, a lighthouse and rock pools. The large sand dunes are perfect to stand upon and take pictures of the sites that you’ll see, this beach is perfect to keep all the family amused throughout the day.

In a Motorhome or Campervan you are able to drive where you need to go and you’re able to sleep where you choose! But you can always book onto Camping Park’s. You can drive to nearby attractions in your Motorhome or Campervan!

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