Dog Friendly Beaches

Find Dog Friendly Beaches

Heading to the The Scottish Highlands coast with your dog and not sure if they are allowed on any beaches?

This The Scottish Highlands list of dog friendly beaches will help in planning your next trip to the beach.

Our 2021 The Scottish Highlands dog friendly beach guide currently has 10 The Scottish Highlands beaches listed where dogs are allowed with 1 beach that have some dog restrictions, and there are no beaches on which a full dog ban is in operation.

The Scottish Highlands dog friendly beaches The Scottish Highlands Beaches Allowing Dogs

This list shows 10 The Scottish Highlands beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.

  1. Embo Beach, Dornoch
  2. Gairloch Beach, Gairloch
  3. Strathy Bay Beach, Thurso
  4. Thurso Bay Central Beach, Thurso
  5. Red Point Beach, Gairloch
  6. Gruinard Bay Beach, Gairloch
  7. Rosemarkie Beach, Fortrose
  8. Scourie Beach, Scourie
  9. Keiss Beach, Wick
  10. Reiss Beach, Wick

Note, although dogs are allowed you are expected to keep control of your dog, clean-up after them and some beaches may require you to keep them on a lead. Please check local information sites for any restrictions.

The Scottish Highlands beaches with dog restrictions The Scottish Highlands Beaches That Have Dog Restrictions

This list shows 1 The Scottish Highlands beaches allowing dogs but with some restrictions. These restrictions could be a time of day, restricted zones, dogs to be kept on a lead or only allowed out of season. Check our beach information page for details of the restrictions in place.

  1. Sandwood Bay Beach, Kinlochbervie

The Scottish Highlands Beaches that do not allow dogs The Scottish Highlands Beaches That Have Dog Restrictions

We have no The Scottish Highlands beaches recorded that do not allow dogs at any time.

The Scottish Highlands Beaches That We Have NO Dog Restriction Information

This list shows 30 The Scottish Highlands beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.

  1. Balnakeil Bay Beach, Durness
  2. Achmelvich Bay Beach, Lochinver
  3. Firemore Beach, Poolewe
  4. Mellon Udrigle Beach, Laide
  5. Sango Bay Beach, Durness
  6. Shandwick Bay Beach, Tain
  7. Avoch Bay Beach, Inverness
  8. Brora Beach, Brora
  9. Cromarty Beach, Cromarty
  10. Dornoch Beach, Dornoch
  11. Dornoch North Beach, Dornoch
  12. Castletown Beach, Thurso
  13. Dunnet Beach, Thurso
  14. Fortrose Beach, Fortrose
  15. Big Sand Beach, Gairloch
  16. Golspie Beach, Golspie
  17. Loch Linnhe Beach, Fort William
  18. Camusdarach Beach, Morar
  19. Nairn Beach, Nairn
  20. Nairn Dunes Beach, Nairn
  21. Portmahomack Beach, Portmahomack
  22. Oldshoremore Beach, Kinlochbervie
  23. Polin Beach, Oldshoremore
  24. Gills Bay Beach, Thurso
  25. Loch Treaslane / Loch Snizort Beach, Aird Bernisdale
  26. Helmsdale Beach, Helmsdale
  27. Kearvaig Bay Beach, Durness
  28. Melvich Beach, Melvich
  29. Torrisdale Beach, Bettyhill
  30. Farr Beach, Bettyhill

If you have visited any of these beaches and can update us then please drop us a note on facebook.

If a The Scottish Highlands beach is not listed above then we have no information and you will have to check local beach information boards.

Note that we try to keep this dog beach information up to date but restrictions are set by local councils and occasionally we may miss a change.

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