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Beautiful beach

Great beach for shell collecting, and a stunning view back to Barra - no wonder Bonnie Prince... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

You just need to get on this beach. It is lovely- Perhaps the weather will influence you but try... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Forres, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beach for shell collecting, and a stunning view back to Barra - no wonder Bonnie Prince Charlie choose this beach to land on! Well worth exploring

Thank roos1ter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You just need to get on this beach. It is lovely- Perhaps the weather will influence you but try not to miss it. There are good views of it if the weather is poor with places to park your car to advantage

Thank highlandlady909
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All the beaches in the Outer Hebrides are stunning and this is no exception. The white sand leads down to turquoise sea which turns to darker shades of blue as the sea becomes deeper.

Thank hikingthree
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eriskay is a stunning wee island, so pretty. Wild ponies! Amazing views wherever you go. Will definitely be back.

Thank RomesickSarah
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Its a beach - but a beautiful one at that... Quiet and plenty of access. Worth the trip if up that way

Thank Brooska
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Peaceful, tranquil and spectacular. I love the fact that there are not many people there to spoil the surroundings. Truly one of the more special places on this earth.

Thank LindzTay
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Bonnie Prince Charlies Bay is one of the nicest beaches in the highlands. It is lovely white shell sand. It is safe for children and is lovely to spend some time on.

Thank Con42
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Gorgeous white sands and clear water. Seems quite shelter and safe as long as tide coming in. Beautiful views a Ross to barra.

Thank Katherine P
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

One word STUNNING!!!! You feel like your in the Caribbean crystal clear waters and sand filled with gorgeous shells

Thank mandykayo1
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Truly golden sands and turquoise sea with spectacular views to Barra and South Uist Wonderful sunsets to capture on camera

Thank ann f
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We came out of the Politician's car park, turned right and went past the cemetery and on to the end of the road. We couldn't see a beach. There was a howling gale and heavy rain but I would have walked anyway if I could have found the beach. We drove up to the top of the hill and could see it below but couldn't see how to reach it. Can I access it from the ferry terminal?
19 June 2016|
Response from Andrew C |
Hi, when you drive past the older cemetery ( stone wall ) you carry on following the road past the newer houses, there's a parking area on the right after the last of the newer houses, there's a grassy slope that leads down... More