Big Sand Beach



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, 41 beaches in The Scottish Highlands, or check our list of The Scottish Highlands Dog Friendly Beaches.

Beach Water Quality

No water quality measurement available for Big Sand Beach.


Big Sand Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Gairloch, The Scottish Highlands

Expect a temp in the range 8.3℃ to 8.7℃ with wind speed 8.3 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Jan 26
Expect a temp in the range 7.6℃ to 7.9℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Jan 27
Expect a temp in the range 6.7℃ to 7.4℃ with wind speed 10 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Jan 28
Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Jan 29
Expect a temp in the range 10.4℃ to 10.6℃ with wind speed 9.6 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Jan 30
Expect a temp in the range 5.7℃ to 6.3℃ with wind speed 7.3 m/sec (NNW)
Monday, Jan 31
Expect a temp in the range 2.8℃ to 5.2℃ with wind speed 10.6 m/sec (WNW)

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


Big Sand Beach tide times.

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