Local community gathers for Turnberry Beach Rugby
With smaller pitches, fewer players and less rules to remember beach rugby is easily accessible to anyone who wants to get up and give rugby a try.
Having started in 2012, Turnberry Beach Rugby set out to get local people excited about playing rugby. It is now an annual festival-like event with interesting growing rapidly over the first three years. Local teams from the South Ayrshire area come together to put on a sporting spectacle.
BBC Scotland's Scott Currie went along to find out more.