The beach is relatively snag free, but there are patches of boulders along the beach and rocks and shingle at the top

Main Species

Bass, dogfish, odd ray, flounder, dab, whiting, codling, odd coalfish and pollack

Recommended Baits:

Worms, crabs, mackerel, herring

Directions : Take the A714 from Newton Stewart to Braehead, then the B7085 to Port William and A747 to Monreith. Alternatively, take the A75 from Newton Stewart to Glenluce, joining the A747 for Port William on to Monreith. Park at the northern end of the village, just past the caravan park, and follow a dirt track and stream on the left past a cottage onto the beach. Or, go out of the village in a northerly direction past a tight S bend and park in the long lay-by on the left where some steps go down to the beach
Season : Bass from April to November, winter for other species