British Beaches

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Portmahomack Beach

Portmahomack, Highland

This sandy beach is situated within the picturesque harbour village of Portmahomack. Popular beach for watersports. Extensive coastal walks and unique historical sites can be found in the local area. There are toilets and free parking.

Beach Type



Local village


Popular destination for watersports

Nature and Wildlife

Follow the coast to the tip of the peninsula. and Tarbat Ness. home to what is at 40m high one of the tallest lighthouses in Britain.

Water Quality




Awards and Recommendations

Green Coast Award
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

TARBAT DISCOVERY CENTRE Tarbatness Road. Portmahomack. Tain. Ross-shire IV20 1YA. Scotland Telephone: 01862 871351 Fax: 01862 871361 Email: [email protected]


Nearest town: Portmahomack
County: Highland
Latitude/Longitude: 57.8361, -3.82818
Postcode: IV20 1YS
(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 A9 turn right onto B9165. half a mile after Nigg roundabout. After Hill of Fearn turn left onto the B9165. Follow this road for six and a half miles and Portmahomack is at the end. There is a bus service from Tain.

Nearest Railway Stations

Fearn (Approx. 7 miles away)
Tain (Approx. 8 miles away)
Golspie (Approx. 11 miles away)

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


Free parking

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Portmahomack