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Stonehaven Beach

Stonehaven is a popular coastal resort, which is well used by water sports enthusiasts. The area designated is Stonehaven Bay which is approximately 1.1km in length, bound by the outflow of the River Carron and the harbour jetty to the south and rocky outcrops at the northern end. The southern end of the bay is more sandy and therefore gets greater usage by bathers.

An electric sign displaying real-time bathing water quality predictions is available at this beach between 1 June - 15 September. You can find out the daily prediction by visiting the SEPA website

Getting there

Stonehaven is located just off the A90, 14 miles south of Aberdeen and approximately 20 miles north from Montrose taking the coastal route - A92. The town is well sign posted from both roads. The access to the beach from the southern end of town is at the historical harbour area or from the northern end via Beach Road which is adjacent to the sports centre and open air swimming pool. Both points are well sign posted.

Contact details

Aberdeenshire Council (Landscape Services)
01467 628 200
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Facilities

Family Friendly Recreation Friendly Sandy Toilets Rocky First Aid Cafe Promenade Surfing Shingle Campsite Good for Wildlife Public Rescue Equipment