Brora Beach is in two sections split by the Brora river and harbour. To the north, you have a sandy sheltered beach next to the links golf course, whilst to Read more [...]
Find The Nearest Beach The Scottish Highlands
Planning a trip to the The Scottish Highlands coast and looking for where the nearest beach is, our beach lists will help you discover the nearest beach to me. Then for each beach, we will answer questions around location, rural or town, sandy or pebble, rockpools, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, bathing water quality, beach cafes and provide general information on the beach and its facilities.
When on a beach page use our tools to search nearby The Scottish Highlands seaside towns and the surrounding coast for things to see and do or places to stay and eat.
Finding the right beach in The Scottish Highlands is easy – simply explore the beach links below, to find the closest hit the jump to my location compass or use the search bar to plan where your next The Scottish Highlands beach visit should be.
Nairn beach is a great sandy beach with beautiful views across the Moray Firth to the Black Isles. This is the main beach in the town and sits to the west Read more [...]
Dunnet beach is a sandy and shingle beach backed by grass covered dunes. Parking with a shop and camping/caravan facilities.
Cromarty beach is a long sandy beach that starts just next to the harbour and stretches out of the town. Facilities within the town.
Big Sand beach by Gairloch is a sheltered sandy beach with views over to Longa Island. The beach is backed by extensive sand dunes, which can also provide shelter from the Read more [...]
Torrisdale Beach is a wide sandy beach with dunes located within Torrisdale Bay to the west of Bettyhill. The beach can offer some good waves for surfing. This beach has Read more [...]
Strathy Bay beach is a sandy beach backed by sand dunes with views of the Pentland Firth. Parking in the nearby village of Strathy.
Rosemarkie beach is a long sandy beach backed by a strip of grass that starts in Rosemarkie and stretches south to Chanonry Point. Rosemarkie is a village on the south Read more [...]
Farr Beach is a small sandy beach backed by dunes to the east of Bettyhill within Farr Bay. By the A836 you have a car park, cafe, pub and also Read more [...]
Nairn Dunes beach is also known as Nairn East beach and is located to the east of the Nairn river mouth. The closest part to Nairn is backed by a holiday Read more [...]
Embo beach is a fine sandy beach with some rocks and backed by sand dunes. Forming part of the Dornoch Firth. Facilities include parking, toilets, shops.
The white sands are hidden from view by sand dunes which you have to walk through to reach it. Featured in the film Local Hero. You can even get married Read more [...]