It may not be sunny here all the time, but there’s never a bad day for watersports in Lossiemouth. .
On wet days, you’re as likely to find people in the water as on the beach.
Whether they’re swimming, surfing or kayaking, they’ll be living their best lives. And you can join them!
Experience the thrill of catching your first wave, or try to stay balanced on a paddleboard – don’t be afraid to fall in! Try something different with a kayak lesson and see Lossie from the water, getting a new perspective.
Get involved in watersports in Lossiemouth and experience the power of the waves.
Surf’s up! It’s time to catch some waves. Bring your own board and get out on the water at East Beach.
New to surfing? New Wave Surf School provide lessons and equipment hire so you’ll be in safe hands when you make your first drop.
Based out of Lossiemouth East Beach, they have a surf hut with changing rooms and a board store.
Cold water is widely acknowledged to be good for your mind, body and spirit, and at Lossiemouth there’s a large community of friendly sea swimmers.
The best spot is in front of the West Beach car park, where the natural reef forms a sheltered lagoon. The Lossie Cod Heids group on Facebook has info about swimming safely. Cold water can be dangerous! Be wary of tides and currents whenever swimming in the sea, and don’t stay in long.
For pool swimming and family fun, there’s a brand-new public swimming pool at Lossiemouth High School.
On a stand-up paddleboard, you’ll be in a unique position to view the water beneath you.
Aye Can offer a variety of paddleboarding sessions. With sunrise tours, full-moon paddles and a trip dedicated to Lossie river, they provide all the equipment and wetsuits for you.
If you just want to spend time improving your skills, they also offer group and 1-1 coaching sessions.
If you’d rather go out on your own adventure, New Wave Surf School also offer paddleboard hire.
You’ll find all kinds of craft enjoying the waters here, from skiffs to dinghies, fishing boats to luxury yachts.
Sailing in from afar? Lossiemouth Marina is a great stopping point with modern facilities. It’s also an entryway to the Northern Isles, the West Coast of Scotland and North West Europe.
The coastal rowing club welcomes visitors, and the sailing club on the West Beach has regular open sessions.
Kayaks and Canoes
Paddle up the river or play in the sea, or maybe you’re experienced and after a longer touring trip, exploring the coastline?
Kayaks and canoes get you closer to the water. Outfit Moray, located on Shore Street, offer all sorts of guided watersports experiences for adults and families.
directory of services
Follow the link below to find a full listing of all LBA member businesses across every sector.
In time, this will be expanded to include a brief listing of non-member businesses to provide a complete information resource for our visitors.
If the service that you require is not listed in this directory, use your preferred search engine to find them.
Lossiemouth is on the Moray coast, approximately 40 miles east of Inverness and 70 miles northwest of Aberdeen. The A96 is the main road between these two cities.
Travelling by bus or train, head to Elgin for a connecting bus service to Lossiemouth.