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Find The Scottish Highlands 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, beaches for dogs near The Scottish Highlands
Our The Scottish Highlands dog friendly beach list currently has 11 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 Beaches allowing dogs
This list shows 11 The Scottish Highlands beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.
- Achmelvich Bay Beach, Lochinver
- Embo Beach, Dornoch
- Gairloch Beach, Gairloch
- Strathy Bay Beach, Thurso
- Thurso Bay Central Beach, Thurso
- Red Point Beach, Gairloch
- Gruinard Bay Beach, Gairloch
- Rosemarkie Beach, Fortrose
- Scourie Beach, Scourie
- Keiss Beach, Wick
- 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 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.
The Scottish Highlands Beaches that do not allow dogs
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 29 The Scottish Highlands beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.
- Balnakeil Bay Beach, Durness
- Firemore Beach, Poolewe
- Mellon Udrigle Beach, Laide
- Sango Bay Beach, Durness
- Shandwick Bay Beach, Tain
- Avoch Bay Beach, Inverness
- Brora Beach, Brora
- Cromarty Beach, Cromarty
- Dornoch Beach, Dornoch
- Dornoch North Beach, Dornoch
- Castletown Beach, Thurso
- Dunnet Beach, Thurso
- Torrisdale Beach, Bettyhill
- Fortrose Beach, Fortrose
- Big Sand Beach, Gairloch
- Golspie Beach, Golspie
- Loch Linnhe Beach, Fort William
- Camusdarach Beach, Morar
- Nairn Beach, Nairn
- Nairn Dunes Beach, Nairn
- Portmahomack Beach, Portmahomack
- Oldshoremore Beach, Kinlochbervie
- Polin Beach, Oldshoremore
- Gills Bay Beach, Thurso
- Farr Beach, Bettyhill
- Loch Treaslane / Loch Snizort Beach, Aird Bernisdale
- Helmsdale Beach, Helmsdale
- Kearvaig Bay Beach, Durness
- Melvich Beach, Melvich
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.