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Our dogs first free run

It is a little off the beaten track but has adequate parking. Some of the rocks and cliffs are a... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
DennisStrange
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
Good beach to climb and find magic mushrooms

Fun place to be in Southernness, plenty of fun climbing the rocks and has some shells on trees that... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
317alined
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Katoomba, Australia
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Reviewed 15 April 2015

Great scenery, sandy beach, rocks to climb, pools to explore, rock arch to explore, shelter to sit / barbeque in. Longer path along coast for longer meandering. Facilities - Car park! That's it! - come prepared! http://www.welcometoscotland.com/things-to-do/attractions/beaches/dumfries-galloway/powillimount-beach

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Reviewed 22 September 2018

It is a little off the beaten track but has adequate parking. Some of the rocks and cliffs are a little to much for me in my 70,s. Dog had a great time in the sand but had to give him a bath when we...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Fun place to be in Southernness, plenty of fun climbing the rocks and has some shells on trees that people put like flowers

Thank 317alined
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Come here frequently to take my dog a walk. Beautiful location, particularly on a sunny day and also get some good photos here.

Thank Justin L
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely beach for a walk or to look in rock pools. Very popular with dogs walkers and horse riders. There is a path down into the beach at very right of the car park. (We missed this the first few times we visited) To the...More

2  Thank twinklesblog
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Again a great place to waste a couple of hours with older kids that enjoy climbing over the rocks. Good views as well.

1  Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 5 April 2016

stunning beach great for everyone. great place for children's imaginations to run wild in the caves, beautiful views and great secluded areas for a picnic. i also seen many people jogging,running along the coastline and decided to give it a go, was amazing

2  Thank magsspiers
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Loved this beach so much, each and every day the beach could be explores. On the first day we could not see the water as the sea was so far out.

Thank Lorraine A
Reviewed 7 July 2015

This beach is reached down a long and winding lane arriving at a small car park at the end. A lovely long beach for walks and dog walking. Or, just sitting and gazing at the views across the Solway to the Lake District. Particularly good...More

2  Thank cowrieshell
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Great scenery, sandy beach, rocks to climb, pools to explore, rock arch to explore, shelter to sit / barbeque in. Longer path along coast for longer meandering. Facilities - Car park! That's it! - come prepared! http://www.welcometoscotland.com/things-to-do/attractions/beaches/dumfries-galloway/powillimount-beach

3  Thank jgraemec
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gemnadoll
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Overnight stays at the beach are strictly prohibited - however there are two caravan sites in nearby southerness that have tourer spaces - Lighthouse Leisure and Parkdean Resort Southerness. Both are less than 2 miles from... More
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