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Portobello Beach

Promenade | We Like To Come And Spent The Hole Day There, Edinburgh EH15 2DX, Scotland
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Clean beach and lively waterfront

We stopped for a short visit in Portobello and parked on the main road at the far end of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
bextherunt
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Brilliant

Lovely sandy beach with coffee shops along the prom. Loved it. Very level and great for all ages to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
r_m_smyth
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Carrickfergus
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Promenade | We Like To Come And Spent The Hole Day There, Edinburgh EH15 2DX, Scotland
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"lovely beach"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped for a short visit in Portobello and parked on the main road at the far end of the Promenade. It's a nice long walk long the waterfront, past lots of beautiful old properties. The beach and pavements are very clean, which is wonderful...More

Thank bextherunt
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely sandy beach with coffee shops along the prom. Loved it. Very level and great for all ages to walk

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a truly fantastic beach... A long stretch of golden sand so close to the capital city of Edinburgh.

Thank Barry G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely beach, separated by a small wall which is great for sitting on as all the chairs were taken! Some nice cafes/restaurants on the beach front, very busy but once you moved away from the food the people thinned out a bit and there was...More

1  Thank Hootpire
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

If you're visiting Edinburgh, you must stroll the Portobello Beach promenade - and dip your toe in the water. Just a 15 mins bus trip from centre of city - take the 26, 45 or 49 bus. Great and clean sandy beach, nice views across...More

1  Thank Herbie-Green
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Spent the week in musselburgh and spent acouple of afternoons on portobello beach it was lovely clean and close by to shops and amenities, really enjoyed I will be back sometime hopefully

Thank Shaun M
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

OK, so it wasn't a weekend day when we strolled along here, but there were still quite a few people about. All of the dog walkers, pedestrians and cyclists managed to mingle with each other without falling out, and even before the mist disappeared we...More

2  Thank Christopher A
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Great place to walk the dogs especially in good weather conditions. When we visited it was rather busy but nowhere near crowded due to its size. Plenty places for a cold drink or an ice cream so ideal for families with kids. One word of...More

Thank Derek A
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

I always go to the sea for my Birthday,and this year we choose Portobello beach.It was a still day but warm,so decided to paddle in the sea.The beach is very clean.

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Portobello has been on our radar for a wee while so we were looking forward to a promenade along the beach and I can honestly say we were impressed. Okay there are a few slightly run down bits but by and large the place is...More

2  Thank John M
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ceri672017
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Response from arjin13 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. Don't worry, it has good connectivity.
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mazlev
26 June 2018|
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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.
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Jacqueline D
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Response from arjin13 | Reviewed this property |
Can vouch 100% that your dog gonna love it.
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