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Achmelvich Bay

  • Lochinver
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Beaches

Attraction Information

Achmelvich Beach is a white sandy beach busy in the summer as it's a popular spot with water skiers, windsurfers and kayakers plus fishing is permitted in the Blue Flag Awarded waters.

The waters are considered safe for shallow family swimming but there is no lifeguard cover.

Local amenities are limited to 2 campsites, no touristy stuff, though the terrain varies quickly providing interesting hiking nearby. Dogs are not permitted on the beach during the peak tourist season and neither of the camping and caravan sites allow dogs.

It's quite isolated so the sat nav is aiming just to get you close: please plan the end of your journey thoroughly and independently.

Opening hours

Year round daylight access.

No lifeguard cover at any time.


Free admission

Local parking may charge.

Travel & Contact Information


, Lochinver, The Highlands, IV27 4JB, Scotland

Phone number

01571 844330



Click here to visit Achmelvich Bay's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Achmelvich Bay has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

No, Achmelvich Bay is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Achmelvich Bay have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Dogs prohibited April through October.

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