Helmsdale Beach
Helmsdale Beach
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Emily P
19 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Me and my boyfriend were doing the NC500 route and this beach was recommended for being great for fossils. I was quite excited because I was not too sure what fossils really looked like or how many would be on the beach. We managed to park a little down the way, which to be honest was probably not the right area but there were lots of big beautiful rocks and beautiful views too. We sadly did not find any fossils as we did not know what we were looking for but it was great fun smashing rocks off each other to see if there was anything inside.
Written 24 August 2023
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Carol
5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
Easy walk from Helmsdale, me and the dog went round by the river. Some sand but the outstanding thing was the beautiful rocks. Go to the Geo park at the Timespan museum for info on Geology
Written 20 September 2019
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JC W
Saint Charles, MO238 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Couples
So relaxing. What a beach to walk. This is a beachcombers dream location. Get out of your car and check it out,.
Written 25 June 2019
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Mark G
Leeds85 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Couples
The beaches around Helmsdale might be shingle but geological speaking (or even just beachwalking) you are in for a treat. For a crafter it is a beachcombers dream. The coast here is Jurasic so look out for fossilised wood and try the walk beyond the harbour and towards Navidale. Heading the other way is equally interesting. Not much for sand lovers but well, lying on a beach is so boring.
Written 15 June 2019
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Janie1969
Wivenhoe, UK513 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Family
Beautiful place, coming from Essex we were shocked to see people swimming in the sea ! We have pics to prove. Beautiful unspoiled place
Written 1 March 2019
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johnhouston2
Knaresborough, UK5,108 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Couples
Whereas I share the opinion of other reviewers that Helmsdale is a nice little town, this “attraction” is supposedly only about the beach, and with that in mind I must say that it is not particularly attractive.

Yes - Helmsdale is at least a 4 star place. The beach however is distinctly average.
Written 20 September 2018
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Thea C
Paris, France86 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Family
One of these lovely town on the road of the north coast. A nice place to stop on your way up!
There is a good fish n chips if you stop there for lunch!
Written 13 August 2018
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brian c
Inverness, UK29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018
Brilliant scenery on a sunny day,fresh air and peaceful,no rushing about very relaxing and locals are very friendly.
Written 27 May 2018
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ELL B
United Kingdom152 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Family
A nice retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life beautiful scenery, fresh sea air and pebble line beach.
Written 29 April 2018
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TheMacsWarrington
Warrington10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2018
Fabulous windswept shoreline. A variety of wildlife can be seen from the shoreline. Can’t wait to return in the spring to see the dolphins and whales.
Written 10 February 2018
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