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Big Sand, Highland

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Big Sand, Highland

Big Sand is a small remote crofting village in Highland, Scotland. It is situated on the shores of the Gair Loch and is 3.5 miles from Gairloch village. As the name suggests it is situated beside a large, unspolit beach. The crofting village of North Erradale lies 1 mile northwest of Big Sand, along the coast road, with the village of Melvaig located 4-5 miles further north of North Erradale.
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNG7579
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

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