St Combs to Rattray Head

Extending south from St Combs is a vast system of dunes and a huge sandy beach, stretching all the way to Peterhead. The southern stretch is backed by a major gas terminal, but as far as Rattray Head the hinterland is the Strathbeg Nature Reserve; it makes a great one-way walk.


Most of the distance is across sandy beach, with a detour inland across dunes and beside a lagoon which can be wet.

Public Transport

St Combs has a bus service, but there is none to or from the end of the walk at Rattray Head.


St Combs. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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