Cockle Strand Beach, Outer Hebrides

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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.


Cockle Strand Beach 7 day weather forecast Isle of Barra in Outer Hebrides

Expect a temp in the range 13.5℃ to 13.9℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Sep 18
Expect a temp in the range 13.5℃ to 13.8℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Sep 19
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 14℃ with wind speed 9.7 m/sec (S)
Monday, Sep 20
Expect a temp in the range 14.1℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (SSW)
Tuesday, Sep 21
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 14.3℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Sep 22
Expect a temp in the range 11.8℃ to 13.2℃ with wind speed 10 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Sep 23
Expect a temp in the range 12.2℃ to 12.9℃ with wind speed 10.3 m/sec (SW)

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


Cockle Strand Beach tide times.

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