British Beaches

Visitor information for every beach in the UK

"So I said the seaside was a very disagreeable place, and I wished I hadn't come"

Tresta Sands

Shetland Islands, Scotland

Rate this beach!

We don't have any photos of this beach yet. Why don't you be the first to upload one?

Upload Photo
Approximate Location Map

Use two fingers to pan or zoom the map

Tresta is a beautiful long white sand beach with stunning cliffs towards the south end.

This sheltered, easy access beach is in a calm shallow cove making it ideal for families. Just behind the beach is Papil Water, a fresh water loch that is available for seasonal trout fishing.

Bay Sand Shingle Rock

Weather and tides for Thursday 30 November

Chance of rain 70%
Min temp. 2°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 7mph
Tomorrow (Friday)
Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 9mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Tresta Sands is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 12:35 AM tomorrow, and the next low tide will be at approximately 6:22 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   9.5°C  

Detailed weather and tides »

Recommended holiday cottages near Tresta Sands

Location: Herra

Location type: Rural

Nearest village: Houbie

OS Grid: HU606903

Country: Scotland

Local Authority: Shetland Islands

Nearest postcode: ZE2 9DJ

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

Important! Beach information is compiled from a variety of different sources and is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of compilation. However, information may be incorrectly supplied by our sources or go out of date after publication. makes no warranty as to the accuracy of any information on this page.

Stuff you might want for the beach!

(Or après-beach. Or pre-beach. Or, just because you might want stuff)

Visitor information for Tresta Sands, 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 Nov 2023 21:25:38 +0000