Dingieshowe Beach (aka Taracliff Bay)

Dingieshowe Beach is a south-facing sandy beach backed by sand dunes. This stretch of beach is located in the southeastern corner of mainland Orkney and is actually made up of two bays Dingieshowe Bay and Taracliff Bay.

You also have on the other side of the road Sandi Sand beach that looks out into the shallow bay of St Peter’s Pool.

Facilities at the beach include a small car park and toilets.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Dingieshowe Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 18 beaches in Orkney Islands, or check our list of Orkney Islands Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 5.3℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Jan 28cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.7℃ to 7.2℃ with wind speed 9 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Jan 29cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.4℃ to 9℃ with wind speed 10.2 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Jan 30partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.3℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 13 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Jan 31rain
Expect a temp in the range 4.5℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 10.7 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Feb 01fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.4℃ to 4.1℃ with wind speed 9.1 m/sec (NW)
Thursday, Feb 02fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.1℃ to 3.7℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (NW)

Mainland weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Dingieshowe Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Dingieshowe Beach is at Deer Sound 6.51 km (4.05 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Fri 27 Jan
   High Tide at 02:37 (Height 2.85m)
   Low Tide at 08:11 (Height 1.04m)
   High Tide at 14:41 (Height 3.17m)
   Low Tide at 21:04 (Height 0.78m)
Sat 28 Jan
   High Tide at 03:26 (Height 2.67m)
   Low Tide at 09:00 (Height 1.21m)
   High Tide at 15:33 (Height 2.95m)
   Low Tide at 21:59 (Height 1.03m)
Sun 29 Jan
   High Tide at 04:20 (Height 2.52m)
   Low Tide at 10:02 (Height 1.37m)
   High Tide at 16:33 (Height 2.72m)
   Low Tide at 23:03 (Height 1.25m)
Mon 30 Jan
   High Tide at 05:21 (Height 2.44m)
   Low Tide at 11:24 (Height 1.47m)
   High Tide at 17:42 (Height 2.55m)
Tue 31 Jan
   Low Tide at 00:22 (Height 1.39m)
   High Tide at 06:32 (Height 2.44m)
   Low Tide at 13:01 (Height 1.44m)
   High Tide at 19:03 (Height 2.48m)
Wed 01 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:37 (Height 1.41m)
   High Tide at 07:44 (Height 2.54m)
   Low Tide at 14:11 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 20:17 (Height 2.53m)
Thu 02 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:30 (Height 1.37m)
   High Tide at 08:41 (Height 2.69m)
   Low Tide at 15:01 (Height 1.16m)
   High Tide at 21:12 (Height 2.63m)

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