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Relax and enjoy

Hidden away at the end of the peninsular you find this beautiful bay. The white sands and turquoise... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Calgary425
Stunning - with an Iron Age house thrown in

This beach is quite, quite beautiful. White sands, turquoise sea, and stunning views. And an Iron... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fiona K
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“iron age house” (27 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden away at the end of the peninsular you find this beautiful bay. The white sands and turquoise water make it a photographers paradise. The bay looks across at sea stacks and evokes a real sense of the past. In the shallow waters you will...More

Thank Calgary425
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is quite, quite beautiful. White sands, turquoise sea, and stunning views. And an Iron Age reconstruction (built after the original settlement was uncovered by a storm in 1992), with an amazing lady to talk you through it, with her own very plausible thoughts...More

Thank Fiona K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bosta beach lies at the end of a meandering road through Bernera Island off Lewis. Stunning white sands and turquoise sea whilst we we there and very, very clean. There are two small parking areas, one with toilets and a two minute stroll takes you...More

Thank Oscar Brian
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most charming beach with beautiful white sands. Views out of this world can't wait to go back. Very secluded and peaceful.

Thank nickyboon2003
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is the most beautiful. Beach ever and is a sun trap . On the island of bernera ,It is very quite also a Iron Age dwelling which was a little disappointing but the beach is one of the best in the world .

Thank Duncan H
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Stunning beach - you could be in the cariibbean apart from the cold and wind! The replica iron age house is also situated here, although it was still closed in early May. We hiked there from the community centre car park at Beascleite. Not hard...More

Thank Jasmine101Surrey
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Bostadh Beach on Great Bernera is a remarkable beach the sand was so white the day I visited. When I arrived it was sunny and windy the sand was blowing about. There is good parking with toilets and an honesty box if you want to...More

Thank allanmaciver
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Visited on a quiet morning with only the cows and farmer feeding them for company. Short walk to sands and Iron Age house.

Thank Sandra D
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Definitely one to add to the itinerary - Bostadh is both gorgeous and host to significant art as well as archaeological finds. Parking at the top near the graveyard we strolled down to the beach. The Time and Tide Bell comes immediately into view and...More

Thank Tista C
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

We were staying in Crior and Bosta was a quick drive for us. We did some of the best hikes of our trip starting at Bosta. We took the footpath to Tobson and several others just wondering round through the fields and cliffs. When the...More

Thank jessica s
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Setareh C
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Response from Tista C | Reviewed this property |
It's the Time and Tide Bell: a permanent art installation in a handful of locations across the UK. The idea is that the bells chime at high tide and draw attention to climate change.
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Response from Cox F | Reviewed this property |
In Scotland you can camp anywhere as long as there is no sign to say you require a permit. Wild camping is permitted with the understanding that you respect the environment and don't camp in a way that causes obstruction or... More
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