Children swimming in the sea

Coldingham Bay


Swim Safe is being delivered by RNLI Lifeguards Scotland. There are school and public sessions on offer at this site.

On arrival to your session please report to the Swim Safe gazebo next to the RNLI Lifeguard Unit on the beach.

Access to the site can be gained by road and car parking is available opposite the St Vadas hotel and surf shop.

Access to the bay is easiest by car. Public transport is limited.

By rail - Dunbar is the nearest train station.

Male, female and disabled toilets are available. Cold water outdoor showers are also available, located on the back of the toilet block.

No engine craft allowed, dog restricted area during bathing season.

There is a cafe on site, however please be advised they only accept cash.

The hotel also has standard facilities.

Coldingham Bay is secluded, with lots of interesting features, lumpy headland and impressive rock formations scattering the shore line. The bay looks very idyllic with small and colourful beach huts lining the top of the dunes. Whale and dolphin watch cruises come round to the bay from nearby Eyemouth to catch a glimpse of the local marine life. A few miles away from Coldingham is St Abbs, which was featured in the new Marvel End Game film. Neighbouring St Abbs featured as Asgard, home of Thor and his family.

The beach is used for swimming, sailing, fishing, surfing, wind surfing and canoeing. There is zoning for water sports.

Coldingham Bay, Berwickshire, TD14 5PA

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