Dunnet Beach

Dunnet beach is a sandy and shingle beach backed by grass covered dunes.

Parking with a shop and camping/caravan facilities.

Dog Friendly Beach?

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

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

Planning your visit to Dunnet Beach


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Place Category: Beaches

Dunnet Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 13.1℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 12.3 m/sec (ESE)
Friday, Sep 29fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 11℃ to 12℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (S)
Saturday, Sep 30rain
Expect a temp in the range 11.1℃ to 11.9℃ with wind speed 15.1 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Oct 01rain
Expect a temp in the range 11.5℃ to 13.2℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (SE)
Monday, Oct 02fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 10.7℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Oct 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.8℃ to 9.9℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (S)
Wednesday, Oct 04partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.4℃ to 9.8℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (WNW)

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

Dunnet Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Dunnet Beach is at Gills Bay 10.88 km (6.76 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height, helping you to plan the best time to visit Dunnet Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Thu 28 Sep
   Low Tide at 01:48 (Height 0.81m)
   High Tide at 08:25 (Height 4.23m)
   Low Tide at 14:08 (Height 1.13m)
   High Tide at 20:28 (Height 4.48m)
Fri 29 Sep
   Low Tide at 02:27 (Height 0.54m)
   High Tide at 09:03 (Height 4.33m)
   Low Tide at 14:46 (Height 0.90m)
   High Tide at 21:08 (Height 4.59m)
Sat 30 Sep
   Low Tide at 03:05 (Height 0.41m)
   High Tide at 09:42 (Height 4.35m)
   Low Tide at 15:25 (Height 0.78m)
   High Tide at 21:48 (Height 4.60m)
Sun 01 Oct
   Low Tide at 03:44 (Height 0.43m)
   High Tide at 10:20 (Height 4.30m)
   Low Tide at 16:03 (Height 0.78m)
   High Tide at 22:30 (Height 4.50m)
Mon 02 Oct
   Low Tide at 04:23 (Height 0.59m)
   High Tide at 11:00 (Height 4.19m)
   Low Tide at 16:43 (Height 0.90m)
   High Tide at 23:13 (Height 4.31m)
Tue 03 Oct
   Low Tide at 05:04 (Height 0.88m)
   High Tide at 11:42 (Height 4.03m)
   Low Tide at 17:26 (Height 1.13m)
   High Tide at 23:58 (Height 4.05m)
Wed 04 Oct
   Low Tide at 05:48 (Height 1.27m)
   High Tide at 12:26 (Height 3.84m)
   Low Tide at 18:13 (Height 1.44m)

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