"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 Wednesday 22 May

06:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WNW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 97%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 82%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
WNW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 58%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 97%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 96%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
NW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 94%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
NW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 90%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
NW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 95%
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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