"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Gairloch - Big Sand Beach

Sheltered sand and shingle beach with magnificient views of Longa Island and mountains of Skye and Torridon. The beach is accessed through extensive sand dunes which again offer shelter from the wind.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Gairloch

Local authority: Highland Council

OS Grid Reference: NG758782

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Gairloch - Big Sand Beach

  • Calluna Knitwear (2m)
  • Atlantic Teddy Bears (2m)
  • Hebridean Whale Cruises (4m)
  • Inverewe Garden and Estate (7m)

Tourist Information

Gairloch
Tourist Information Point
Achtercairn
Ross-shire
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
IV21 2BH

Phone 01445 712 071
Email Gairloch.admin@tiscali.co.uk
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/highlands/

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Weather

Forecast for Tuesday 18 December

06:00


Chance of rain 93%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SE
Pressure 988
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 92%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 15mph.
SSE
Pressure 986
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 90%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 13mph.
S
Pressure 987
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 63%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 990
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 991
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 991
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Sheltered sand and shingle beach with magnificient views of Longa Island and mountains of Skye and Torridon. The beach is accessed through extensive sand dunes which again offer shelter from the wind.

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