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Overview

Melvich Beach is a stunning, unspoiled sandy beach located in the remote village of Melvich, in the northern part of Scotland. The beach is approximately 1.5 miles long and boasts soft, golden sand with crystal-clear turquoise water.

Amenities

Other amenities at the beach include public restrooms, dog walking areas, and beach cleaning services. However, there are no lifeguards on duty, so visitors should exercise caution while swimming.

Activities

Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities at Melvich Beach, including swimming, surfing, windsurfing, and fishing.

Parking

There is a large car park at the beach, which is free to use for all visitors. The car park is located right next to the beach, making it convenient to park and access the beach. The car park can get busy during peak season, so it is recommended to arrive early to secure a spot.

Fun Fact

Fun fact about Melvich Beach, it is located on the North Coast 500 route, a famous driving route that takes visitors through some of the most stunning scenery in Scotland. Many visitors stop at Melvich Beach to enjoy the beautiful views and take a break from driving.

Attractions

There are plenty of attractions to see and things to do near Melvich Beach, including hiking trails in nearby hills and forests, visiting local museums, and exploring the stunning coastal landscape. Visitors can also visit the nearby village of Tongue, which is famous for its stunning natural beauty and traditional Scottish culture.

Restaurants

There are several nearby restaurants where visitors can enjoy a variety of cuisines, including the Bettyhill Hotel and Restaurant, which serves traditional Scottish cuisine, and the Ben Loyal Hotel, which serves modern Scottish cuisine. Additionally, there are many other restaurants and cafes in nearby towns and villages.

Hotels

For accommodation, visitors can stay at nearby hotels such as the Bettyhill Hotel, which offers cozy rooms and stunning views of the sea, or the Ben Loyal Hotel, which offers comfortable rooms and easy access to hiking trails and other local attractions. There are also several other hotels and bed and breakfast options in the nearby area.

Basic Details

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    Top Traveler Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Surf through our FAQs to help you find your perfect beach!

    Does Melvich Beach have parking? If so, is it free or paid?

    No, this Beach does not have dedicated parking but has street parking near the entrance.

    Does Melvich Beach have lifeguards?

    No, this Beach does not have lifeguards monitoring the beach - please be careful when swimming on this beach.

    Is Melvich Beach a family-friendly beach?

    No, this Beach is not family-friendly and does not have restrooms, lifeguards, and nearby food.

    Is Melvich Beach good for swimming?

    Yes, this Beach boasts excellent swimming conditions, attracting swimmers of all skill levels with its gentle waves and clear waters.

    Does Melvich Beach have restrooms?

    No, this Beach does not have restrooms on or near the beach.

    Is Melvich Beach a nude beach?

    No, this Beach maintains a family-friendly atmosphere and does not allow nude bathing.

    Is there food near Melvich Beach?

    No, this Beach does not have nearby food options - please plan your beach day accordingly.

    What are the activities at Melvich Beach?

    Yes, this Beach is a good place to Surfing

    Does Melvich Beach have accommodations for people with disabilities?

    No, this Beach does not have accommodations for people with disabilities.

    Is Melvich Beach a dog-friendly beach?

    No, this Beach is not dog-friendly.

    Is Melvich Beach good for surfing?

    Yes, surfing is an activity that is frequently enjoyed at this Beach.

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