Coldingham Bay

Coldingham Bay beach is one of the cleanest, beautifull and best-sheltered beaches on the east coast of Scotland, making it an ideal choice for the family holiday or a fun day at the beach. When the conditions are right surfing at Coldingham bay is as good as anywhere in Scotland. Needs a fairly big swell to get it working.

There are a few breaks between Dunbar and Pease Bay. Pease Bay can get quite busy on good days due to its close proximity to Edinburgh. It has a sheltered position and takes a good swell pushing down the North Sea to start working. When it does, the rock reef at the southern end really draws the crowds. A good alternative is the decent, often hollow left breaking off the northern end of the bay, while peaks breaking along the length of the beach – dependent on the banks – means this is a flexible spot for a range of abilities. Watch out for the rocks and large stones at the southern end of the beach at high tide!


Swell Chart//

wave height and direction chart