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Camusdarach Beach

Camusdarach Lodge, Arisaig PH39 4NT, Scotland
+44 1687 450221
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Wonderful white sands and all to ourselves! Easily accessible from the car park and local road... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Leicester, United Kingdom
Very attractive beach

Beautiful walk along this beach made famous by the film Local hero, and I am sure strolled by very... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
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“local hero” (30 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (26 reviews)
“clear water” (10 reviews)
Camusdarach Lodge, Arisaig PH39 4NT, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Wonderful white sands and all to ourselves! Easily accessible from the car park and local road, sheltered spots to sit in the dunes. Great views over to the small isles.

Thank wendyedmond
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Beautiful walk along this beach made famous by the film Local hero, and I am sure strolled by very brave S.O.E. and other wartime personnel before there journey to the war zone of Europe in the second world war

Thank Penwyllt
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The 'Local Hero' film beach. Beautiful white sand, awesome views. and at theme we visited, we were the only one's there.

1  Thank Dave R
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The sand was lovely and very picturesque. The rocks perfect for rock pooling with kids. Easy access to it and clean and tidy

Thank Bramwellbaby
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely golden sands and views across the water to white houses dotted along the shoreline. Very pretty.

Thank LesGUk
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing views, clean beaches, white sands, shallow water. What can you ask for more! Stunning sunsets

Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Driving around Arisaig and Mallaig a couple of years ago and seeing this campsite we thought it was worth a visit. Booked online with no problems. The owners were friendly and helpful when we arrived. The weather wasn't the best but it is the west...More

1  Thank Linda P
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Everything you want from a quiet friendly Campsite! We stayed here for two nights and wanted to stay longer. The Campsite is quiet and, despite being full, was in no way over crowded. The magnificent beaches are a 10 minute walk from the site and...More

1  Thank Trubridge68
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Having recently watched Local Hero we decided on an 8 hour round trip to finally see "Ben's Beach". The views were spoiled by the rain, however the beach itself was nothing special. Elie is much better.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Sand dunes, white sand, clear sea, rock pools, safe bays, dog-friendly. Simply beautiful and somewhere we come back to as often as possible.

Thank pbennett2017
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3 October 2017|
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Response from Valerie H | Reviewed this property |
The beach is open to the public as far as I know. I guess it depends if you are actually getting married on it or want it specifically for your event( no nosy public) It's busy in the evenings with campers, photographers... More
23 April 2017|
Response from Jim D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Just google Camusdarach self-catering and you should get a number of options. Also try Morar and Arisaig
27 January 2017|
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Response from wallacethedog | Reviewed this property |
It's amazing. lovely place to stay. It's very close to Maliag and Arisaig if you like boat trips etc. we camped and found it lovely.id recommend it. the beach is to die for