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Dornoch beach

A 10 minute walk from Dornoch centre takes you to this clean and quiet beach with golden sands and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Csider65
,
Heysham, United Kingdom
A very clean and tidy beach.

The beach at Dornoch is quite large, with a gentle slope down to the sea. We visited from the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stanley M
,
Banff, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“car park” (22 reviews)
“rock pools” (14 reviews)
“golden sands” (13 reviews)
LOCATION
Beach Road, Dornoch, Scotland
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"car park"
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"rock pools"
in 14 reviews
"golden sands"
in 13 reviews
"golf course"
in 40 reviews
"can walk for miles"
in 8 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 7 reviews
"public toilets"
in 7 reviews
"dog walkers"
in 7 reviews
"sand dunes"
in 10 reviews
"caravan site"
in 5 reviews
"clean water"
in 5 reviews
"free parking"
in 5 reviews
"ideal for families"
in 4 reviews
"soft sand"
in 6 reviews
"a bit windy"
in 4 reviews
"fresh air"
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"plenty of space"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A 10 minute walk from Dornoch centre takes you to this clean and quiet beach with golden sands and dunes.

Thank Csider65
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The beach at Dornoch is quite large, with a gentle slope down to the sea. We visited from the adjoining caravan site so not aware of what facilities there are behind the beach. Acres of sand for kids to play on and rock pools for...More

Thank Stanley M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite simply a beautiful long beach with clean golden sand, a sparkling sea and views for miles. There’s a nice mini play area and a couple of picnic benches, but the main thing is the lovely beach which is walkable from the town centre. Great...More

Thank TartanTraveller2
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beach with golden sand and gentle waves on shore when we had our weekend - warm weather and calm seas. Only spoiled by overfilled bins at car park and food wrappers on the beach.

Thank Neil D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dornoch beach is a good place to visit. There is room for everyone and with the weather up in the scorchios, there is nowhere better to park yourself for a few hours. Also good for evening strolls.

Thank DavidC856
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a beautiful day with temps in the 70's when we went over to the beach. The rock formations were great and the the beach was both peaceful and romantic.

Thank janehenicle
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Scotland has many great beaches, but this is one of the best for ease of access and miles of sandy shallow waters. Clean, large enough never to be crowded and plenty of places in Dornoch for refreshments before and after.

Thank simply_does_it
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got very lucky with the weather, and spent a couple of days at the beach. We all went in for a swim, and the kids loved it.

Thank Graham C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

...and I've seen worse but for wide sandy beaches and a great place to walk your dog, it's as good as any...

Thank Dave N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One negative.....the toilets to the beach were closed. This is a wonderful beach area for walking & swimming. I would recommend a visit.

Thank Kathleen M
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