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Great beach for a visit

Near Dalbeattie, easy to find and plenty parking (get a token from the shop before leaving) and... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Gonelocal
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Edinburgh
Sandyhills at a glance

If you are ever in the Kippford area of Dumfries, then Sandyhills is well worth a visit. A... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
BOBBYSORP
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Took our twin boys to the beach as the beach at Southerness where we were staying was a bit muddy and rocky. Plenty of parking albeit £2. Toilets and shop nearby which was handy. No soap in toilets though. Not good when teaching kids about...More

Thank Dixiebhoy
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Near Dalbeattie, easy to find and plenty parking (get a token from the shop before leaving) and clean toilets at the parking too. Shop has a small range of items suited to the adjacent camping/caravan site, plenty ice creams and drinks plus papers, hot drinks...More

Thank Gonelocal
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

If you are ever in the Kippford area of Dumfries, then Sandyhills is well worth a visit. A wonderful place to take a scenic walk with an expanse of never ending sand that seems to go on forever. Fantastic for dogs and people alike, everyone...More

Thank BOBBYSORP
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Sandyhills is a lovely and very extensive beach (when the tide is out). Easy parking. Great for walkers and dog walkers. Beach is clean. There is a little shop but this was closed when we visited. I presume it will open at Easter for the...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Stumbled on Sandyhills many years ago, a spectacular place especially when the tide is out, we regularly visit the area and always make a point of visiting. You can easily kill a hour walking along the beach itself or take a longer walk to Kippford...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Staying at the local campsite you can walk around the coast and explore the caves (take a torch even in daylight). The beach goes on forever when the tide is out (be careful very soft gloopy sinking sand) if you venture out(we didn't). On walking...More

Thank humptydumpty64
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Staying at Barnsoul and decided to visit Sandyhills beach. Very nice beach, loads of parking, once you figure out where to go, head for the barriers and get a token to get back out from the wee shop. Nice relaxing, clean beach. Great for walkers,...More

Thank Andrew m
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Visited today with my dog Archie - he had a great time but I was disappointed after the tourist office highly recommending - a very small beach of a 10 minute walk, hard and muddy sand, also pretty dirty with rubbish. My thoughts were of...More

Thank Freddie M
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is an exceptional walk - well sign posted and with seats for those that require them. A Mr Whippey may not be your favourite ice cream - but he was there and it was nice to smell the ozone whilst trying to stop the...More

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

This place lives up to its name. One of the best beaches I've seen. Beautiful clean sand and clear water. Limited parking in carpark for £2 daily charge just a short walk away. Suggest you take your own food and drink. There's a shop that...More

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