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Sandside Bay Beach

Thurso, Highland

No details available. Beach authorities are invited to submit information using Submit New Beach on the Good Beach Guide homepage.


Camp site


There is a golf course
This has a good wave for surfers

Nature and Wildlife

this is a fairly remote area with plenty of space to explore.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No Dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Thurso TIC. Riverside. Thurso. Caithness. KW14 8BU. Tel 01847 892371


Nearest town: Thurso
County: Highland
Latitude/Longitude: 58.5609, -3.7878
Postcode: KW14 7RG
(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.


On Scotlands far north coast. it is signposted off the A836 east of Thurso.

Public Transport

Served by local buses.

Nearest Railway Stations

Thurso (Approx. 9 miles away)
Scotscalder (Approx. 10 miles away)

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


parking available close to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Meall Mor, Portskerra (Unknown stay).
About 4.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Thurso