"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Gruinard Beach

This unspoilt sheltered sandy beach is surrounded by magnificent scenery. Steep steps lead down from the road side to the beach. An excellent location for day tripping. with clear water fine sand and rock pools. There are however no facilities.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Gairloch

Local authority: Highland Council

OS Grid Reference: NG951905

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Gruinard Beach

  • Ardessie Fisheries (7m)
  • Inverewe Garden and Estate (8m)
  • Calluna Knitwear (13m)

Tourist Information

Ullapool
Tourist Information Centre
20 Argyle Street
Ross-shire
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
IV26 2UB

Phone 01854 612 486
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/highlands/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 24 August

06:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1008
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 30%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
03:31 BST
(02:31 GMT)
High Tide
09:21 BST
(08:21 GMT)
Low Tide
15:39 BST
(14:39 GMT)
High Tide
21:30 BST
(20:30 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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Tell us what you think about Gruinard Beach

This unspoilt sheltered sandy beach is surrounded by magnificent scenery. Steep steps lead down from the road side to the beach. An excellent location for day tripping. with clear water fine sand and rock pools. There are however no facilities.

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