Freswick Beach

A wee hidden gem of a beach - with plenty of archaeology and history nearby to boot!

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  • The beach is approx. 1km in length


  • A tiny amount of parking is available - this can be found driving down the Skirza Road, off the A99, and following the 'Freswick Beach' path sign.


  • Fitness Level 1: Very Easy
  • Not Wheelchair Accessible

Additional Information

A wee 'hidden gem' of a beach, with there is plenty of history and archaeology nearby: in addition to having a wonderful tower house castle and the scant remains of a broch, Freswick was the site of a Norse settlement.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Freswick Castle has been used as the filming location for a locally-produced horror film, Playhouse. Local indie band Neon Waltz have also filmed several videos at the castle.

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