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Dornoch - burn mouth Beach

Dornoch, Highland

The sandy beaches have well-established sand dunes. Being situated in the Dornoch Firth, they offer stunning views to their visitors

Beach Type



Camp site

Nature and Wildlife

The beach is adjacent to a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) which contains a variety of flora and fauna including nesting birds at certain times of the year.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

Highlands of Scotland Tourist Board The Square Dornoch Sutherland IV25 3SD Tel: 01862 810490


Nearest town: Dornoch
County: Highland
Latitude/Longitude: 57.8664, -4.03143
Postcode: IV25 3LZ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around , Highland at Explore Britain.


Dornoch can be reached by taking either the A949 or B9168 off the A9.

Public Transport

Bus services are available but the nearest train station is several miles away.

Nearest Railway Stations

Tain (Approx. 4 miles away)
Fearn (Approx. 6 miles away)
Golspie (Approx. 7 miles away)
Dunrobin Castle (Approx. 9 miles away)
Rogart (Approx. 10 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Free car parking but it is 5 minutes walk from this beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Meadows Park Road, Dornoch (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Golf Road, Dornoch (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Camore, Clashmore (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Dornoch District Office, Dornoch (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Gallow Hill, Tain (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Tain Station, Tain (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Chapel Road, Tain (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Skelbo, Dornoch (Unknown stay).
About 3.9 miles away
Queen Street, Tain (Unknown stay).
About 3.9 miles away
King Street, Tain (Unknown stay).
About 3.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Dornoch