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

    Big Sand Beach Information

    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


    Beach Bathing Water Quality


    No water quality measurement available for Big Sand Beach.

  • Tides
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain tomorrow through Monday, with high temperatures bottoming out at 15°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      4:52 am    10:08 pm
    Thursday, Jul 19th
     Rain overnight.
     
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       71%  86%   12 mph
      4:54 am    10:07 pm

    Friday, Jul 20th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
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       92%  99%   7 mph
      4:55 am    10:05 pm
    Saturday, Jul 21st
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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       30%  93%   7 mph
      4:57 am    10:03 pm

    Sunday, Jul 22nd
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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       54%  100%   11 mph
      4:59 am    10:01 pm
    Monday, Jul 23rd
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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       58%  97%   12 mph
      5:01 am    10:00 pm

    Tuesday, Jul 24th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       32%  81%   8 mph
      5:03 am    9:58 pm
    Wednesday, Jul 25th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       6%  35%   4 mph
      5:05 am    9:56 pm

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