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Portobello Beach

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Nice view and promenade

Walked along the promenade alongside the beach. Beautiful views and nice ambience along here. There... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Great break, and uncrowded

We visited Portobello Beach on a beautifully sunny late afternoon--on a Saturday, no less--and it... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the beach with friends. The car park was £2...transferable to other car parks. Our two dogs had a fantastic day and were walked as far as North Berwick. Beautiful coastline A great day out!

1  Thank Helen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

About half an hour by bus from the city centre is Portobello, always good for a wander and an ice cream on one of Edinburgh's non-rainy days

Thank JenniferL1106
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is Edinburgh's traditional seaside town. Nice beach and promenade. All the expected amenities. Good transport links. Would recommend.

Thank Max B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked along the promenade alongside the beach. Beautiful views and nice ambience along here. There are a few restaurants, cafes and pubs dotted along here which you can stop at to get some refreshments. Just a nice walk to do if you're in Edinburgh.

Thank Fordy2014
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Walk along Portobello prom or a paddle in the sea both worth doing on this beautiful beach with plenty to places for a wee sit down or a cuppa tea or even a wee glass of something to warm yourself up . You can sit...More

4  Thank LadyIreneWoods
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

This is a great beach to visit. Lovely and clean with a great walkway. The swimming baths are so nostalgic. The eating places have certainly became much more upmarket. A short walk to the town is also very pleasant. All in all I would recommend...More

1  Thank Katiemc51
Reviewed 5 September 2018

i stayed in best western hotel just a short stroll away from the beach. and it was lovely walking to the beach in the morning, with quite a few restaurants and eateries nearby..a lovely walk..

Thank nuts_medico
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Our party of five stayed in Portobello our first 3 days in Scotland, about a 15 minute walk from the beach. Walked down to the beach every morning and had our coffee. Nice and relaxing, plus it was super sunny and hot when we were...More

Thank rhenfoot
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We visited Portobello Beach on a beautifully sunny late afternoon--on a Saturday, no less--and it was pleasantly uncrowded. Where I live, a nice beach this easy to get to would be mobbed. It was a relaxing and enjoyable break from elbowing our way around the...More

1  Thank ValhallaramaBK
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Last week my close friends got married. They organised for the immediate wedding party to go for a swim on the morning of their wedding. It was awesome ( and cold ) Portobello beach is ideal, a great long promenaded to run, cycle, walk along...More

Thank Luke B
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Alison O
21 August 2018|
Response from Derek A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we just parked the car in a street nearby, we never saw any motor homes near the beach
15 July 2018|
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Response from Christopher A | Reviewed this property |
Yup, number 26.
26 June 2018|
Response from Christopher A | Reviewed this property |
We walked a fair amount of the beachfront at Portobello and I don't recall seeing any stacks of sunloungers like you might see in the Med, best take something with you.