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Lunderston Bay

Glasgow’s nearest sandy beach. Great for a picnic, making sand castles on the beach, enjoying the sea air, coastal views and walks.

Opening Hours

Car park and trails are open daily. Toilets open Thurs – Mon 9am-4.30pm, Tues & Wed 10am-3pm.

Find Us

Cloch Road, near Gourock,
Inverclyde PA19 1BB.
For how to find us see Directions to Lunderston Bay

Outdoor Learning

Lunderston’s rockpools are home to an array of creatures! The Greenock Cut Ranger Service lead school and other educational groups here plus fun summer events for all the family.

Outdoor Activities

Clyde Muirshiel’s instructors can meet your group and launch from Lunderston, or simply relax by the seaside at Glasgow’s nearest sandy beach.

On Site

Check out the new Lunderston Bay play area. Added in 2022, this brand new play area gives children the ability to captain their own ship with views along the Clyde.

Top 5 To Do’s

  1. Build a sandcastle on the beach and take a picture, share online using #clydemuirshiel
  2. Enjoy a coastal walk watching out for the wildlife and the boats as you go along.
  3. Come by bike -Sustrans cycle route 75 Gourock to Inverkip passes through the site.
  4. Join the Rangers to go rockpool dipping or help them with a Beach Clean
  5. Keep your dog away from the ‘Dog Free Zone’ – see the map

Also onsite:

  • Toilets – open daily
  • Amazing new adventure play area – see video below
  • Marine Conservation Society Good Beach guide information
  • Bathing water quality is monitored by SEPA, last year the water quality was ‘excellent’, click here for latest information.
  • Regular patrols by Regional Park staff and Countryside Rangers.
  • Events and outdoor activities – look on the events/courses pages for details
  • History and Heritage
  • Great wildlife watching especially of seabirds


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