Fodor's Expert Review Coldbackie Beach

Tongue Beach Fodor's Choice

This windswept bay, 3 miles north of Tongue just off the road from Thurso, is a well-kept secret, offering powder-white sands, spectacular island views, and perfect peace and quiet—so long as you don't arrive when surf's up. To get here simply park in Coldbackie and walk. Amenities: parking (no fee); water sports. Best for: solitude; surfing; walking.

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Coldbackie
Tongue, Highland  IV27 4XP, Scotland

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