Taste the salt in the wind, hear the seabirds call to each other over the crashing sounds of the waves, and see the pure sands stretching for miles before your bare feet. When your senses are this alive, there is nowhere quite as wonderful as the beach. And there are few beaches as special as those in Scotland. Scottish beaches come in many shapes and sizes - why not visit some in 2020 when we celebrate our Year of Coasts and Waters? Let's discover some of the best beaches in Scotland.

Why not learn more about clean and sustainable beaches across the country with these beach cleaning tips?

Check the current Covid-19 restrictions in Scotland and continue to plan and book ahead when considering your Scottish beach holiday. You can search our website for businesses that are open and Good to Go, where they have a Covid-19 risk assessment.