Shandwick Bay

Shandwick Bay - Highland
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Shandwick Bay is an unspoilt sandy beach with sand dunes and rocks at both ends. Close to the villages of Shandwick and Balintore, with Balintore’s picturesque harbour to the north. A network of coastal paths and plentiful parking.

Type of beach

Sand & rock

Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

Shandwick Bay is dog friendly all year round

Highland dog friendly beaches »


  • Toilets
  • Town centre nearby
  • Shop

Nearest town



IV20 1UU

OS grid ref.

NH 8602 7514


Free parking

Water quality

Water quality star rating

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