Big Sand beach, Gairloch, The Scottish Highlands
  • About Us

    Big Sand Beach Info

    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 wind.

    Facilities can be found in the campsite that sits in the dunes behind the beach.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Big Sand Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches around Gairloch, 40 beaches in The Scottish Highlands, or check our list of The Scottish Highlands Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Big Sand Beach Bathing Water Quality


    No water quality measurement available for Big Sand Beach.

  • Tides
  • Weather


    Big Sand Beach 7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Monday, with temperatures bottoming out at 4°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain in the morning and afternoon and windy in the morning.
     
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      8:44 am    4:27 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 24th
     Rain and windy in the morning.
     
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       95%  86%   19 mph
      8:42 am    4:30 pm

    Thursday, Jan 25th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       75%  50%   2 mph
      8:40 am    4:32 pm
    Friday, Jan 26th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       42%  88%   6 mph
      8:38 am    4:34 pm

    Saturday, Jan 27th
     Light rain in the morning and windy throughout the day.
     
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       87%  99%   19 mph
      8:37 am    4:36 pm
    Sunday, Jan 28th
     Rain in the afternoon and overnight and windy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       66%  100%   20 mph
      8:35 am    4:39 pm

    Monday, Jan 29th
     Rain in the morning.
     
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       83%  98%   12 mph
      8:33 am    4:41 pm
    Tuesday, Jan 30th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       67%  61%   12 mph
      8:31 am    4:43 pm

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