Find Nearest See & Do in The Scottish Highlands

Heading to The Scottish Highlands and looking for something to do or a place to visit nearby. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole The Scottish Highlands coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.

When on an information page you can also use our tools to search for nearby The Scottish Highlands seaside towns,  and the surrounding coast for the best beaches and places to stay and eat.

Finding the best things to see and do on a The Scottish Highlands  day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the links below, to find the closest hit the jump to my location compass or use the search bar to plan where your next The Scottish Highlands activity could be.

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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 dog friendly beaches The Scottish Highlands Beaches allowing dogs

This list shows 11 The Scottish Highlands beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.

  1. Achmelvich Bay Beach, Lochinver
  2. Embo Beach, Dornoch
  3. Gairloch Beach, Gairloch
  4. Strathy Bay Beach, Thurso
  5. Thurso Bay Central Beach, Thurso
  6. Red Point Beach, Gairloch
  7. Gruinard Bay Beach, Gairloch
  8. Rosemarkie Beach, Fortrose
  9. Scourie Beach, Scourie
  10. Keiss Beach, Wick
  11. 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 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.

  1. Balnakeil Bay Beach, Durness
  2. Firemore Beach, Poolewe
  3. Mellon Udrigle Beach, Laide
  4. Sango Bay Beach, Durness
  5. Shandwick Bay Beach, Tain
  6. Avoch Bay Beach, Inverness
  7. Brora Beach, Brora
  8. Cromarty Beach, Cromarty
  9. Dornoch Beach, Dornoch
  10. Dornoch North Beach, Dornoch
  11. Castletown Beach, Thurso
  12. Dunnet Beach, Thurso
  13. Torrisdale Beach, Bettyhill
  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. Farr Beach, Bettyhill
  26. Loch Treaslane / Loch Snizort Beach, Aird Bernisdale
  27. Helmsdale Beach, Helmsdale
  28. Kearvaig Bay Beach, Durness
  29. Melvich Beach, Melvich

  30. 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.