Skateraw is a small quiet beach close to Torness Power Station comprising of coastal grasslands and a sandy and rocky shore.

One of the attractions of Skateraw Beach is the walkway along the seawall of the power station which forms part of the John Muir Link. The John Muir Link runs from Dunbar to Cockburnspath joining the John Muir Way and the Southern Upland Way long distance walking routes.

No. of Spaces:15
Parking Charges:No parking charges apply
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Parking Restrictions:There is no overnight parking permitted between the hours of 2200-0600. Penalty charge notices of £100 will be issued for non-compliance of parking restrictions.
Accessible Toilets
Vehicle Height Restriction:Restriction may vary between 1.9m and 2.1m (approach with caution)

How to Get There


Skateraw beach is located beside Torness Power station and is signposted if you are travelling on the A1 from the north or south.


No buses serve this site directly, though Border Buses can drop you off nearby.


The nearest train station is Dunbar around 2 miles away.