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 13.2℃ to 15.5℃ with wind speed 1.3 m/sec (ESE)
Tuesday, Aug 16
Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 12℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (NNW)
Wednesday, Aug 17
Expect a temp in the range 8.1℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 1.2 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Aug 18
Expect a temp in the range 9.8℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 0.8 m/sec (S)
Friday, Aug 19
Expect a temp in the range 9.4℃ to 14℃ with wind speed 1.5 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Aug 20
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 11.2℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (SSW)
Sunday, Aug 21
Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 10.7℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (SSW)

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.

Mon 15 Aug
   High Tide at 03:06 (Height 4.68m)
   Low Tide at 09:30 (Height 0.35m)
   High Tide at 15:45 (Height 4.29m)
   Low Tide at 21:36 (Height 0.88m)
Tue 16 Aug
   High Tide at 03:45 (Height 4.55m)
   Low Tide at 10:08 (Height 0.54m)
   High Tide at 16:22 (Height 4.07m)
   Low Tide at 22:12 (Height 1.03m)
Wed 17 Aug
   High Tide at 04:23 (Height 4.33m)
   Low Tide at 10:46 (Height 0.81m)
   High Tide at 17:00 (Height 3.84m)
   Low Tide at 22:51 (Height 1.22m)
Thu 18 Aug
   High Tide at 05:03 (Height 4.05m)
   Low Tide at 11:26 (Height 1.11m)
   High Tide at 17:41 (Height 3.61m)
   Low Tide at 23:36 (Height 1.43m)
Fri 19 Aug
   High Tide at 05:49 (Height 3.73m)
   Low Tide at 12:10 (Height 1.40m)
   High Tide at 18:28 (Height 3.42m)
   Low Tide at 00:31 (Height 1.63m)
Sat 20 Aug
   High Tide at 06:44 (Height 3.46m)
   Low Tide at 13:05 (Height 1.66m)
   High Tide at 19:24 (Height 3.31m)
Sun 21 Aug
   Low Tide at 01:44 (Height 1.75m)
   High Tide at 07:58 (Height 3.28m)
   Low Tide at 14:27 (Height 1.80m)
   High Tide at 20:46 (Height 3.32m)

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