"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 11 December

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 0mph, gusting to 4mph.
SE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
ESE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 1016
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 28%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 83%
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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