British Beaches

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Gairloch - Redpoint North Beach

Gairloch, Highland

A secluded and untouched beach. Redpoint North is characterised by its red-hued sand. The beach is a mix of sand and shingle bordered by outcrops and dunes. Please note that the nearest local facilities are 8 miles away.

Beach Type




Nature and Wildlife

Plenty to explore including footpaths around the Flowerdale estate and Flowerdale falls.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Awards and Recommendations

Green Coast Award

Tourist Information

GAIRLOCH TIC Achtercairn. Gairloch Ross-shire. IV22 2DN Tel: +44 (0) 1445 712130


Nearest town: Gairloch
County: Highland
Latitude/Longitude: 57.6518, -5.81042
Postcode: IV21 2AX
(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.


From Gairloch take the A832 south for two miles and turn right onto the B8056. Follow this road for nine miles.

Public Transport

Gairloch - Dundonnell - Inverness bus service is run by Rapsons - Westerbus


Free car parkFree parking

Nearby Car Parks

Redpoint Beach, Redpoint (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Viewpoint Pillar, Redpoint (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Badachro, Gairloch (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Charleston Bay - West, Gairloch (Unknown stay).
About 6.4 miles away
Charleston Bay - East, Gairloch (Unknown stay).
About 6.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Gairloch