"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Dunnet Bay - Castlehill Beach

A wide sandy bay near the eastern tip of Scotlands North coast.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Thurso

Local authority: Highland Council

OS Grid Reference: ND203685

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Dunnet Bay - Castlehill Beach

  • Brough Knitwear (3m)
  • Thurso Heritage Centre (5m)
  • The Thurso Cinema (6m)
  • The Castle of Mey and Animal Centre (6m)
  • The Castle and Gardens of Mey (6m)
  • Seadrift-Dunnet Visitor Centre (9m)

Tourist Information

Thurso
Tourist Information Centre
Caithness Horizons, Old Town Hall
High Street
Caithness
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
KW14 8AJ

Phone 01847 893 155
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/highlands/

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Weather

Forecast for Tuesday 23 October

06:00


Chance of rain 87%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 16mph.
W
Pressure 1015
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 61%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 15mph.
W
Pressure 1015
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 15mph.
WNW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 66%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
WNW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 15mph.
WNW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
WNW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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A wide sandy bay near the eastern tip of Scotlands North coast.

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