The Beach Guide

Mill Sands Beach

Mill Sands Beach - Orkney Islands

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This sheltered, shallow bay is a haven for wildlife and is particularly good for spotting waders. Turnstone, Redshank, Curlews and the occasional Bar-tailed Godwit can all be seen here.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

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

Orkney Islands dog friendly beaches »

Nearest town

Kirkwall

OS grid ref.

HY 5144 0830