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St Ninians Isle Beach

(Bigton Beach, Tombolo Beach)

Shetland Islands, Scotland

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A picturesque white sand tombolo linking the South Mainland of Shetland to St Ninians Isle.

This striking beach can be admired from many different vantage points as well as from the beach itself. The beach is easily accessible by road with picnic tables overlooking the breathtaking views.


Weather and tides for Thursday 30 June

Chance of rain 93%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 13mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 17%
Min temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 9mph

The tide at St Ninians Isle Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 12:25 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 6:05 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Moderate

Approximate sea surface temperature:   10.9°C  

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Things to do and see in the area

St Ninian's Isle (0.3 miles)
Croft House Museum (4.2 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Bigton

Location type: Rural

OS Grid: HU371207

Country: Scotland

Local Authority: Shetland Islands

Nearest postcode: ZE2 9JA

(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)

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Visitor information for St Ninians Isle Beach, Shetland Islands, Scotland. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Thu, 30 Jun 2022 11:23:01 +0100