St Columbas Bay Beach

St. Columba’s Bay beach is located on the south end of Iona and is less sand and more pebbles.

The bay is named St. Columba’s Bay as it is believed to be the place where St. Columba and his fellow monks landed on Iona in 563.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for St Columbas Bay Beach.

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

Planning your visit to St Columbas Bay Beach


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Place Category: Beaches

St Columbas Bay Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 12.9℃ to 13.7℃ with wind speed 11.9 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Oct 04rain
Expect a temp in the range 13.9℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 14.5 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Oct 05rain
Expect a temp in the range 13℃ to 14.1℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Oct 06rain
Expect a temp in the range 14.6℃ to 15.1℃ with wind speed 11.1 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Oct 07cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 15.7℃ to 16.1℃ with wind speed 11.5 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Oct 08rain
Expect a temp in the range 15.1℃ to 16.2℃ with wind speed 10.2 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Oct 09partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 12.2℃ to 12.5℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (N)

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

St Columbas Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to St Columbas Bay Beach is at Iona 3.87 km (2.41 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height, helping you to plan the best time to visit St Columbas Bay Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Tue 03 Oct
   Low Tide at 01:38 (Height 0.54m)
   High Tide at 07:31 (Height 3.86m)
   Low Tide at 14:05 (Height 0.62m)
   High Tide at 19:57 (Height 3.79m)
Wed 04 Oct
   Low Tide at 02:20 (Height 0.78m)
   High Tide at 08:04 (Height 3.66m)
   Low Tide at 14:50 (Height 0.97m)
   High Tide at 20:31 (Height 3.46m)
Thu 05 Oct
   Low Tide at 03:06 (Height 1.06m)
   High Tide at 08:38 (Height 3.43m)
   Low Tide at 15:40 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 21:09 (Height 3.13m)
Fri 06 Oct
   Low Tide at 04:01 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 09:21 (Height 3.18m)
   Low Tide at 16:45 (Height 1.64m)
   High Tide at 22:04 (Height 2.83m)
Sat 07 Oct
   Low Tide at 05:09 (Height 1.53m)
   High Tide at 10:38 (Height 2.95m)
   Low Tide at 18:28 (Height 1.84m)
Sun 08 Oct
   High Tide at 01:39 (Height 2.76m)
   Low Tide at 06:35 (Height 1.62m)
   High Tide at 14:30 (Height 3.00m)
   Low Tide at 21:19 (Height 1.72m)
Mon 09 Oct
   High Tide at 02:55 (Height 2.92m)
   Low Tide at 08:19 (Height 1.53m)
   High Tide at 15:22 (Height 3.19m)
   Low Tide at 21:56 (Height 1.51m)

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