"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 Friday 28 April

06:00


Chance of rain 87%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WNW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:58 BST
(01:58 GMT)
High Tide
08:51 BST
(07:51 GMT)
Low Tide
15:17 BST
(14:17 GMT)
High Tide
21:12 BST
(20:12 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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