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Portobello Beach

Promenade, Edinburgh EH15 2DX, Scotland
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Fab Beach

I always go to the sea for my Birthday,and this year we choose Portobello beach.It was a still day... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Blu_angel53
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Trying hard and almost there a great beach.

Portobello has been on our radar for a wee while so we were looking forward to a promenade along... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
John M
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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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“dog walkers” (15 reviews)
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Promenade, Edinburgh EH15 2DX, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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.

2  Thank Blu_angel53
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

1  Thank John M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually didn't realise that this beach exixted till family moved to Portobello. Its amazing...goes on for miles. Always something happening and there are plenty coffee/drink/eatery places which you can enjoy on the promenade.

4  Thank jalogs
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have just moved to Leith and went for a bike ride via the beach at Portobello on the recommendation of one of her colleagues. Bearing in mind that it was a beautiful sunny day, the beach was stunning. It must be...More

1  Thank russellsugden
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me & my boyfriend went a stroll along portobello beach today. It’s a lovely, clean and very busy beach. Especially when the sun is shining.

1  Thank Claire C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I walked from the West End of Edinburgh, over Arthur's Seat, to Portobello Beach, taking the bus back quite easily. It was a lovely beach to walk along.

1  Thank racheldeckert
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Edinburgh seaside, nice for a walk-in the sand, visit the restaurants and pubs if you like , buy an ice cream, enjoy the sun. Great escape from busy city centre on a warm day.

1  Thank Kjetil S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely little beach. It has a couple arcades but not enough to make a tacky effect. Very clean and lots of victorian houses surrounding it. Will be back in warmer weather.

Thank Vicky L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Portobello beach was a lovely surprise. The walk along the beach road was great. The cafés with their tables outside added to the whole experience. Glad we made the effort to go.

1  Thank Nicola E
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Came here by accident and it’s gorgeous! Only a small beach but it was clean, clean water, nice bars and restaurants on the front and a lovely atmosphere along the waterfront.

1  Thank lucy24pony
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Claire K
2 April 2018|
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Response from Alan D | Reviewed this property |
Yes its a lovely walk have done a number of times over the years it is over looking the river forth. Have walked and cycled it . You can also go the other way to Silverknowes and Cramond. Alan
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Bel0909
31 December 2017|
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Response from Alan D | Reviewed this property |
Im from Edinburgh which is no far from Portobello was out in car. Went for walk along waterfront thats about all can do on New Years day. Alan
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lynne1066
27 October 2017|
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Response from Karl S | Reviewed this property |
It's a bit late me spotting your query but if you didn't figure, here's my answer for your next visit. Yes, on the Promenade are 3 nice places open Sundays and they are next to each other so just check which you fancy. They... More
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