The beach in Kilnaughton Bay is a sandy beach that offers some Read more [...]
Place Category: Beaches
The Big Strand beach is the largest beach on Islay and stretches for some 12km (7ml) along Laggan Bay from the Oa Peninsula in the south past Islay airport to Laggan Point in the north.
The beach can be exposed which results in some good and often quite high sand dunes.
No facilities and access can be one of 3 ways:
- Kintra Farm in the south
- An unkept bumpy track to the north of the airport
- Laggan Estate in the north
We have no current information on dog restrictions for The Big Strand Beach.
The Big Strand Beach 7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain today through Tuesday, with temperatures rising to 15°C on Tuesday.Rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening, and windy overnight.Today's Forecast
11->1399% 48% 7 mph
8:09 am 6:12 pmWindy until afternoon and light rain overnight.Sunday, Oct 22nd
11->1292% 85% 23 mph
8:11 am 6:10 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day and windy overnight.Monday, Oct 23rd
12->1483% 74% 15 mph
8:13 am 6:07 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, Oct 24th
12->1582% 83% 17 mph
8:15 am 6:05 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, Oct 25th
12->1342% 87% 16 mph
8:17 am 6:03 pmOvercast throughout the day.Thursday, Oct 26th
11->1434% 99% 10 mph
8:19 am 6:00 pmPartly cloudy in the morning and breezy overnight.Friday, Oct 27th
11->1355% 64% 12 mph
8:21 am 5:58 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Saturday, Oct 28th
10->1312% 75% 20 mph
8:23 am 5:56 pm
The Big Strand Beach Tide Times
The Big Strand Beach Bathing Water Quality
No water quality measurement available for The Big Strand Beach.
Photos from around the surrounding area