Dornoch Beach, Dornoch

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#1 of 31 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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  • Can't find a better beach in the area. Beautiful, clean, open space and unspoilt. Great for families, walking dogs or a romantic walk. Try it and see x  more »
  • Beautiful, wild, unspoilt, expansive and just gorgeous. Cannot describe this beach any other way. It’s easy to park anywhere along the back of the beach in any of the dune car parks. You can literally...  more »
  • The beach at Dornoch is outstanding. Perfect for a walk, if you dress for the weather. We were staying right next door at the aging Dornoch Hotel and the beach beckoned. The tide goes out really far a...  more »
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