Cockle Strand Beach (Outer Hebrides)

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  • Information

    Cockle Strand acts as Barra’s airport when the tide is out. and you are not allowed on the upper beach when the red windsock is flying as flights are taking off and landing.

    As the name also suggests this bay is famous for it’s cockles.

    Roadside parking available.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Cockle Strand Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches around Isle of Barra, 23 beaches in Outer Hebrides, or check our list of Outer Hebrides Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Beach Water Quality

    No water quality measurement available for Cockle Strand Beach.

  • Tides
  • 7 Day Weather Forecast

    Our weather forecast for Isle of Barra in Outer Hebrides is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.



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