"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Achmelvich Bay Beach

This is a beautiful sheltered and rural west coast bay with a large expanse of silver sands. There is a caravan park close by and free parking is available.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Lochinver

Local authority: Highland Council

OS Grid Reference: NC056249

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Achmelvich Bay Beach

  • Highland Stoneware Ltd (3m)

Tourist Information

Lochinver
Assynt Visitor Centre
Main Street
by Lairg, Sutherland
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
IV27 4LX

Phone 01571 844 194
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.discoverassynt.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 19 August

06:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
WNW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
NW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
NW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
NW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 28%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:47 BST
(04:47 GMT)
Low Tide
12:01 BST
(11:01 GMT)
High Tide
18:11 BST
(17:11 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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This is a beautiful sheltered and rural west coast bay with a large expanse of silver sands. There is a caravan park close by and free parking is available.

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