Dornoch Beach

Dornoch beach is located on the Dornoch Firth adjacent to a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The beach is a long sandy beach backed by sand dunes and with rock pools to explore.

Facilities include car parking, toilets and a children’s play area, whilst Dornoch itself has a championship golf course, shops and more facilities.

Dornoch Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches at Dornoch, 41 beaches in The Scottish Highlands, or check our list of The Scottish Highlands Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 13℃ to 14.5℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Sep 26
Expect a temp in the range 7.4℃ to 8.7℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Sep 27
Expect a temp in the range 6.8℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Sep 28
Expect a temp in the range 4.5℃ to 7.1℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Sep 29
Expect a temp in the range 5.7℃ to 7℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (W)
Friday, Sep 30
Expect a temp in the range 6.6℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (ESE)
Saturday, Oct 01
Expect a temp in the range 11℃ to 11.6℃ with wind speed 8.7 m/sec (E)

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

Dornoch Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Dornoch Beach is at Meikle Ferry 7.71 km (4.79 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Sun 25 Sep
   Low Tide at 05:54 (Height 0.75m)
   High Tide at 12:01 (Height 4.20m)
   Low Tide at 18:02 (Height 1.01m)
Mon 26 Sep
   High Tide at 00:05 (Height 4.40m)
   Low Tide at 06:28 (Height 0.62m)
   High Tide at 12:34 (Height 4.31m)
   Low Tide at 18:36 (Height 0.89m)
Tue 27 Sep
   High Tide at 00:38 (Height 4.51m)
   Low Tide at 07:02 (Height 0.56m)
   High Tide at 13:08 (Height 4.37m)
   Low Tide at 19:08 (Height 0.84m)
Wed 28 Sep
   High Tide at 01:15 (Height 4.56m)
   Low Tide at 07:32 (Height 0.57m)
   High Tide at 13:44 (Height 4.37m)
   Low Tide at 19:39 (Height 0.85m)
Thu 29 Sep
   High Tide at 01:54 (Height 4.53m)
   Low Tide at 08:04 (Height 0.67m)
   High Tide at 14:18 (Height 4.29m)
   Low Tide at 20:11 (Height 0.92m)
Fri 30 Sep
   High Tide at 02:29 (Height 4.42m)
   Low Tide at 08:37 (Height 0.85m)
   High Tide at 14:51 (Height 4.16m)
   Low Tide at 20:47 (Height 1.05m)
Sat 01 Oct
   High Tide at 03:07 (Height 4.22m)
   Low Tide at 09:16 (Height 1.10m)
   High Tide at 15:30 (Height 3.96m)
   Low Tide at 21:32 (Height 1.22m)

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