Dornoch Beach, Dornoch

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#1 of 22 in Outdoors in Caithness and Sutherland
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. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Dornoch holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Dornoch Beach and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • August 18, 2017
    Absolutely beautiful beach. Gorgeous surroundings. Kids absolutely loved it. Very clean and dog friendly. Will definitely return someday.  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    We had a picnic here on a recent trip. There were convenient picnic tables and beautiful views. The beautiful beach and golf courses brought back childhood memories.  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    It's not worth taking the swimsuit we're in Scotland but it's still a wonderful place
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