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Thorntonloch Beach

East Lothian, Scotland

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Almost hidden behind the rocky outcrop of Torness Point and within sight of the nuclear power station.

This beautiful sandy beach runs south for about 400m, backed along its length by shallow dunes.


Weather and tides for Tuesday 18 June

Chance of rain 49%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 9mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 52%
Min temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 9mph

The tide at Thorntonloch Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 6:57 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 1:25 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   11.5°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Thorntonloch Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Pease Bay (3 miles)
Dunbar Golf Club (4.8 miles)
Coast to Coast Surf School (5.3 miles)
Victoria Harbour (5.5 miles)
John Muir's Birthplace (5.5 miles)
Dunbar Leisure Pool (5.6 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Thorntonloch

Location type: Village

OS Grid: NT754742

Country: Scotland

Local Authority: East Lothian

Nearest postcode: EH42 1QS

(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)

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Visitor information for Thorntonloch Beach, East Lothian, Scotland. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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