Dornoch Beach, Dornoch

(4.9/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Go for a relaxing and refreshing stroll at Dornoch Beach, featuring golden sands and long stretches of pristine coastal shallows. Pay a visit to this award-winning beach, not far from town, and explore its vast expanses of dunes, hills, and pools. Weather permitting, you can even dip your toes or go for a quick swim in the often-chilly Dornoch Firth; otherwise, simply kick back and watch for some of the many bird species that call the area home. Keep in mind that you can park in a convenient lot close to the beach and public bathrooms. Put Dornoch Beach at the forefront of your travel plans using our Dornoch vacation planner.
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  • Stunning day for a dog walk on an immaculate beach. Easy parking, family/dog friendly, we could have stayed all day. No facilities, but went to Dornoch for lunch. Perfect! 
  • Glorious. can walk if desired from Dornoch along the beach through Golspie to Brora. peaceful, tranquil and gives you a real idea of the vastness of the Highlands. 
  • Gosh! What a beautiful beach! We were at great weather, even in January! Drive through the rather lovely golf hotel and course to get to the beach. (Believe it's one of the top five links courses in t...  more »