"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 and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 13 December

06:00


Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 984
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 36%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 983
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 79%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 981
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 41%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 980
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 49%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 979
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 57%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 979
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:18 GMT
Low Tide
09:17 GMT
High Tide
15:47 GMT
Low Tide
22:02 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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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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