Edinburgh beaches: 5 of the best beaches near Edinburgh including Portobello and Yellowcraig

A guide to the best beaches nearby ahead of the weekend scorcher

It may be September but the country is preparing for a mini heatwave this weekend and we’ve compiled a list of the best beaches where you can bask in the sun.

The Capital is a coastal city and is also located near to several stunning beach spots, which makes finding somewhere to spend a sunny day much easier. Whether you want to sunbathe, swim or go for a picnic, here are the five best beaches to visit in and around Edinburgh.

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