"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Achmelvich Bay Beach

This is a beautiful sheltered and rural west coast bay with a large expanse of silver sands. There is a caravan park close by and free parking is available.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Lochinver

Local authority: Highland Council

OS Grid Reference: NC056249

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Achmelvich Bay Beach

  • Highland Stoneware Ltd (3m)

Tourist Information

Lochinver
Assynt Visitor Centre
Main Street
by Lairg, Sutherland
Highlands and Islands
Scotland
IV27 4LX

Phone 01571 844 194
Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.discoverassynt.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 19 January

06:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 994
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 83%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 993
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 993
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 994
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 32%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 995
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 995
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:17 GMT
High Tide
08:06 GMT
Low Tide
14:37 GMT
High Tide
20:26 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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This is a beautiful sheltered and rural west coast bay with a large expanse of silver sands. There is a caravan park close by and free parking is available.

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