"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Dunnet Bay - Murkle Bay/Dunnet Beach

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

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Thurso

Local authority: Highland Council

OS Grid Reference: ND216707

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Dunnet Bay - Murkle Bay/Dunnet Beach

  • Brough Knitwear (2m)
  • The Castle of Mey and Animal Centre (5m)
  • The Castle and Gardens of Mey (5m)
  • Thurso Heritage Centre (6m)
  • The Thurso Cinema (7m)
  • Seadrift-Dunnet Visitor Centre (10m)

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 Thursday 20 June

06:00


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1002
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1003
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1004
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality
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A wide sandy bay near the eastern tip of Scotlands Far North coast

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