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Dingieshowe beach - Orkney Islands

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The sandy stretch of Dingieshowe beach forms the narrow istmus connecting Deerness to the Mainland of Orkney. With easy access from the main road and toilets it is a popular choice but there is always plenty of room.

Just behind the beach is an ancient \"broch mound\" which would have been some sort of defensive structure.

Type of beach

Sand & pebble

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

Orkney Islands dog friendly beaches »

Activities

Facilities

  • Toilets

Nearest town

Kirkwall

Postcode

OS grid ref.

HY 5490 0336

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