"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 and Tides

Forecast for Friday 17 November

06:00


Chance of rain 72%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 13mph, gusting to 16mph.
W
Pressure 1015
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 68%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
W
Pressure 1015
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 1014
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 69%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 1013
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 86%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 1011
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
WNW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:40 GMT
High Tide
07:49 GMT
Low Tide
14:00 GMT
High Tide
20:05 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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A wide sandy bay near the eastern tip of Scotlands North coast.

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