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.

Planning your visit to Dingieshowe Beach


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Place Category: Beaches

Dingieshowe Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 11.8℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 14.9 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Sep 21lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 11.8℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 13.4 m/sec (SSW)
Friday, Sep 22rainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.6℃ to 12.1℃ with wind speed 8.9 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Sep 23partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.9℃ to 10℃ with wind speed 11.8 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, Sep 24rain
Expect a temp in the range 11.7℃ to 13.3℃ with wind speed 8.1 m/sec (SSE)
Monday, Sep 25partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 15.5℃ with wind speed 10.2 m/sec (SSW)
Tuesday, Sep 26partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 13.4℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 10.9 m/sec (S)

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, helping you to plan the best time to visit Dingieshowe Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Wed 20 Sep
   High Tide at 01:07 (Height 2.98m)
   Low Tide at 07:06 (Height 0.84m)
   High Tide at 13:30 (Height 2.83m)
   Low Tide at 19:12 (Height 1.01m)
Thu 21 Sep
   High Tide at 01:46 (Height 2.84m)
   Low Tide at 07:41 (Height 1.04m)
   High Tide at 14:10 (Height 2.72m)
   Low Tide at 19:53 (Height 1.16m)
Fri 22 Sep
   High Tide at 02:34 (Height 2.67m)
   Low Tide at 08:26 (Height 1.26m)
   High Tide at 15:01 (Height 2.60m)
   Low Tide at 20:50 (Height 1.32m)
Sat 23 Sep
   High Tide at 03:39 (Height 2.50m)
   Low Tide at 09:45 (Height 1.47m)
   High Tide at 16:10 (Height 2.50m)
   Low Tide at 22:49 (Height 1.39m)
Sun 24 Sep
   High Tide at 05:12 (Height 2.42m)
   Low Tide at 11:43 (Height 1.53m)
   High Tide at 17:38 (Height 2.51m)
Mon 25 Sep
   Low Tide at 00:38 (Height 1.22m)
   High Tide at 06:50 (Height 2.54m)
   Low Tide at 13:12 (Height 1.39m)
   High Tide at 19:00 (Height 2.67m)
Tue 26 Sep
   Low Tide at 01:50 (Height 0.92m)
   High Tide at 08:06 (Height 2.77m)
   Low Tide at 14:11 (Height 1.17m)
   High Tide at 20:06 (Height 2.92m)

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