Beautiful rural sandy bay, sheltered by rocky headland in the heart of Mackay country. Naturally formed with sand dunes, it has outstanding views of the Pentland Firth. There is a free car park.
Beach type: Sand
Nearest town: Melvich
Local authority: Highland Council
OS Grid Reference: NC838661
Tourist Information Point
The Cafe at Bettyhill
The Old Police Station
Highlands and Islands
Phone 01641 521 742
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Forecast for Saturday 22 September
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