The Big Strand Beach

The Big Strand beach, Isle of Islay, Inner Hebrides

Place Category: Beaches

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  • The Big Strand beach is the largest beach on Islay and stretches for some 12km (7ml) along Laggan Bay from the Oa Peninsula in the south past Islay airport to Laggan Point in the north.

    The beach can be exposed which results in some good and often quite high sand dunes.

    No facilities and access can be one of 3 ways:

    • Kintra Farm in the south
    • An unkept bumpy track to the north of the airport
    • Laggan Estate in the north

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for The Big Strand Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Isle of Islay, 14 beaches in Inner Hebrides, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • The Big Strand Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain today and Sunday, with temperatures peaking at 18°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain until evening.
     
    9
    -> 
    16
       59%  63%   8 mph
      5:01 am    9:44 pm
    Wednesday, May 24th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
    -> 
    15
       14%  83%   6 mph
      5:00 am    9:46 pm

    Thursday, May 25th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    13
    -> 
    17
       0%  49%   9 mph
      4:59 am    9:47 pm
    Friday, May 26th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    18
       0%  35%   14 mph
      4:57 am    9:49 pm

    Saturday, May 27th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    16
       3%  63%   10 mph
      4:56 am    9:51 pm
    Sunday, May 28th
     Drizzle in the morning.
     
    11
    -> 
    15
       41%  67%   9 mph
      4:55 am    9:52 pm

    Monday, May 29th
     Partly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
    10
    -> 
    14
       11%  34%   1 mph
      4:53 am    9:54 pm
    Tuesday, May 30th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    10
    -> 
    14
       2%  5%   2 mph
      4:52 am    9:55 pm

  • The Big Strand Beach Tide Times

     

  • The Big Strand Beach Water quality

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