Singing Sands Beach (aka Traigh Bhan)

Singing Sands is named after the sound given as you walk across the beach. This beach is white sand and volcanic rock on the Isle Islay with views across to Port Ellen.

The beach is also known as Traigh Bhan.

Parking is available with the nearest facilities being in Port Ellen.

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Singing Sands Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches at Isle of Islay, 30 beaches in Inner Hebrides, or check our list of Inner Hebrides Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 15.4℃ to 17.4℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Aug 11
Expect a temp in the range 13.5℃ to 14℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Aug 12
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 12.7℃ with wind speed 1.3 m/sec (NE)
Saturday, Aug 13
Expect a temp in the range 12.9℃ to 13.5℃ with wind speed 0.8 m/sec (ENE)
Sunday, Aug 14
Expect a temp in the range 15.3℃ to 16.8℃ with wind speed 1.1 m/sec (NE)
Monday, Aug 15
Expect a temp in the range 15.4℃ to 16.6℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Aug 16
Expect a temp in the range 16.1℃ to 16.7℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (E)

Isle of Islay weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Singing Sands Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Singing Sands Beach is at Port Ellen 2.71 km (1.68 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Wed 10 Aug
   High Tide at 01:11 (Height 0.59m)
   Low Tide at 10:39 (Height 0.28m)
   High Tide at 17:29 (Height 0.72m)
   Low Tide at 22:57 (Height 0.27m)
Thu 11 Aug
   High Tide at 02:06 (Height 0.59m)
   Low Tide at 11:23 (Height 0.15m)
   High Tide at 18:09 (Height 0.86m)
   Low Tide at 23:48 (Height 0.22m)
Fri 12 Aug
   High Tide at 02:55 (Height 0.60m)
   Low Tide at 12:05 (Height 0.01m)
   High Tide at 18:49 (Height 0.96m)
   Low Tide at 00:33 (Height 0.19m)
Sat 13 Aug
   High Tide at 03:39 (Height 0.62m)
   Low Tide at 12:45 (Height -0.10m)
   High Tide at 19:27 (Height 1.01m)
Sun 14 Aug
   Low Tide at 01:14 (Height 0.19m)
   High Tide at 04:21 (Height 0.65m)
   Low Tide at 13:22 (Height -0.17m)
   High Tide at 20:06 (Height 0.99m)
Mon 15 Aug
   Low Tide at 01:51 (Height 0.22m)
   High Tide at 05:01 (Height 0.70m)
   Low Tide at 13:56 (Height -0.17m)
   High Tide at 20:44 (Height 0.90m)
Tue 16 Aug
   Low Tide at 02:26 (Height 0.27m)
   High Tide at 05:42 (Height 0.75m)
   Low Tide at 14:17 (Height -0.10m)
   High Tide at 21:19 (Height 0.77m)
   Low Tide at 00:56 (Height 0.33m)

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