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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 Monday 27 March

Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 9mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 71%
Min temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 20mph

The tide at St Ninians Isle Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 9:04 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 3:29 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

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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. Mon, 27 Mar 2023 17:44:51 +0100