Embo - Embo Beach Holidays in Sutherland, Scotland

Embo has beautiful golden sandy beaches stretching miles north to Loch Fleet, and south to Dornoch Point

Home to Grannie's Heilan' Hame Holiday Park for family holidays in the Highlands

Embo - Golden sandy beach in Sutherland, Highlands of Scotland | Award winning Graded Excellent
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Embo is a small village near the historical town of Dornoch on the Moray Firth in the county of Sutherland, in the Highlands of Scotland, around an hour drive north from Inverness. Embo has miles of glorious golden sandy award-winning beaches, that are usually graded excellent. It is also home to Grannie's Heilan' Hame Holiday Park for family holidays in the Highlands.
Embo is within walking distance to the Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve where you may be able to see Ospreys, otters and other wildlife. This is a holiday destination for all the family.

Award winning beach - Embo in the Highlands of Scotland

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Embo beach

Welcome to Embo

Visit Embo for award winning beaches

Embo is just over 3 miles from the beautiful highland coastal resort town of Dornoch where you will find cafés and restaurants, shops and places to visit. Embo has award winning beaches and an excellent caravan holiday park, Grannie's Heilan' Hame.

Embo Holidays

Embo and Dornoch for award winning sandy beaches and surfing

Embo is an ideal holiday location, to relax or for a more active holiday, walking, mountain biking and cycling, pony trekking, kite surfing and swimming in the sea, or just be a beach bum for a fortnight. With many places to visit under an hour drive from Embo you can explore the east of Sutherland or take a trip north into Caithness.

Embo Holiday Park

Grannie's Heilan' Hame Holiday Park

Grannie's Holiday Park has pitches for caravans and tens as well as caravans to rent for your holiday in the Scottish Highlands at Embo. The holiday park is next to the beach and has on-site facilities including a pool with a sauna, pitch and putt, café and kids club. Dog friendly. The reviews on TripAdvisor are very positive, many giving the holiday park 5 stars.

Dornoch Cathedral

Grannie's Heilan' Hame has quality mobile homes overlooking the gorgeous sandy beach at Embo. There is also touring pitches available for campervans, caravans and tents.

Embo for Nature and Wildlife Watching Holidays

Loch Fleet looking over to Littleferry

From Embo you can walk along the coast to Loch Fleet, a National Nature Reserve, where you may be lucky to see ospreys flying overhead, buzzards, estuary feeding and wading birds, seals along with other wildlife. Wildflowers, butterflies and other insects are found in the sand dunes and around the coastline.

Bird and nature watching at Loch Fleet

The mudflats and surrounding native pine woods around Loch Fleet is an ideal place to see some of Scotland's iconic species including Pine Martins, stoats, deer, otters, buzzards, cormorant, curlew, dunlin, osprey, oyster catcher, eider ducks, merganser, heron, goldeneye to mention a few.

Ducks on Loch Fleet

The nearby Balblair Wood and Skelbo Wood with its broch and buiral cairn provides off road mountain bike routes that also provide easy walks for all the family (and the dogs) that is only 3 miles from Embo. Watch the drone footage of Skelbo Wood, and Walk Highlands website for details on one of the walks around Loch Fleet and Balblair Wood.

Scotland's Award winning beaches - sands strech from Embo to Dornoch

Beautiful award winning golden sandy beach stretches Embo to Dornoch and beyond

Videos of Embo - I enjoyed watching a couple of YouTube videos on Dornoch - Robert Wilson's drone videos - RMW Aerial of Embo, and another showing Grannies Highland Hame by KayakingKid

Embo, Embo Beach Holidays in Scotland - Location Map

Embo, Embo Beach Holidays in Sutherland, Scotland - Location Map

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