Gairloch - Big Sand
Located in Gairloch, Highland, Gairloch - Big Sand Beach is a sand and shingle beach, which is sheltered by sand dunes and offers stunning views of the mountains as well as great views of Longa Island.
With free car parking facilities as well as bus services that run to the area, the beach can be easily accessed by both those driving their own vehicles and those opting for public transport.
Things to do
This beach won a Green Coast Award and offers a range of facilities and amenities for visitors to look forward to.
There are no dog restrictions on this beach so it is also ideal for families and individuals with pet dogs. There is also no lifeguard on the beach. In terms of facilities, this beach offers toilet and shower facilities as well as a shop.
You can also look forward to taking part in various water activities when visiting Gairloch - Big Sand Beach, with boating and swimming amongst the activities to look forward to.
There are also some great walks to enjoy when you come to this beach, as you can take the pathways around the Flowerdale Estate and Flowerdale Falls.