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Tiddy Widdy Beach 

Known for its crabbing and spectacular views at sunrise, Tiddy Widdy Beach is a small township just 3km north of Ardrossan. Made up of full-time residents, shackies and rentable holiday homes this town might be little but it has a lot of heart. Follow their Facebook and Instagram pages to keep up to date with what is going on.


Paint a Pole Community Art Project

Enjoy the colour, creativity and sense of community while soaking in the sea views and sea breeze along Tiddy Widdy Beach on this leisurely 1km art trail.   

Discover ‘What is Wonderful about Yorkes’ through the eyes of the locals of Tiddy Widdy Beach and Ardrossan with over 50 pieces of art across 27 poles. 

You can view all our magnificent pole art here


Raking off the beach is a popular past time at Tiddy Widdy. You can purchase rakes from the local Hardware store in Ardrossan or rent them from Ardrossan Seafood & Schnitzels. Remember to keep to your bag limit and leave the beach as you found it. 

The crab guide from the Department of Primary Industries and Regions can be found here for some tips and tricks and to make sure you are keeping it legal.








Walk the Yorke (CH Trail)

The CH Smith Trail which is part of ‘Walk the Yorke’ follows the clifftop from Tiddy Widdy Beach to Ardrossan, offering great views of Gulf St Vincent and plenty of birdlife. This easy 3km trail has many access points and is cycle and wheelchair friendly. This trail is definitely one of the heroes along the Walk the Yorke, offering spectacular views of the red cliffs along the coastline and is particularly special at sunrise. 

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