Dornoch Beach, Dornoch

4.9
#1 of 11 in Beaches in Caithness and Sutherland
Beach Nature / Park
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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  • Dornoch Beach is a haven away from the hustle and bustle of city life. We particularly enjoyed that barely anyone else but us were here, frolicking in the sand and smelling the Gorde flowers. There's ...  more »
  • There is no better place for peace and Tranquility then Dornoch beach and depending on the weather, there are different things my children can do at the beach.  more »
  • Had a walk along the beach next to Dornoch Golf Course while staying at Dornoch Hotel. Beautiful views of Dornoch Firth  more »

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