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Stunning beach

Easy access to the beach over rough grass and sand dunes,. White powdery sand, there are sheltered... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Haslemere, United Kingdom
Sandwood Bay, well worth the walk...

I only came across Sandwood Bay whilst I was looking into a visit to Cape Wrath, so I thought why... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ollie J
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Kinlochbervie, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

careful leaving car park to get right path. The beach is very nice but not unique. The walk there is bleak and no views- beware of boggy bits and midges. There are better views for less effort unless you like long walks.

Thank andrew2458
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy access to the beach over rough grass and sand dunes,. White powdery sand, there are sheltered spots to sit and reflect.

Thank Hurley1812
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I only came across Sandwood Bay whilst I was looking into a visit to Cape Wrath, so I thought why not? The weather wasn’t great that day but the beauty of the Bay wasn’t dulled at all by it. Maybe I’ll return next year and...More

Thank Ollie J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Sandwood Bay during a week’s stay in the North West of Scotland and will definitely be coming back! The nearest car park is located at Blairmore and has a box for donations to the John Muir trust. The start of the walk to...More

Thank epemberton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here at the end of September. It was a long walk to get here but definatley worth it. A beautiful beach which is unspoilt. I would recommend going, however the walk to and from the bay is tough so make sure you are...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful Beach wild and rugged a place to contemplate life and find inner piece I visited Sandwood Bay a few times over the years and have camped out overnight braving the midges and will always remember walking along the sands there are times now...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We first visited Sandwood Bay many years ago. It was a lovely day, no car park, and poorly equipped for an easy but longish walk. On he way back the North Atlantic threw its worst at us and we were drenched and cold...but worth it....More

Thank eddi10c
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This is a 9 mile walk there and back.The only way to reach this mile long bay is on foot, but it is well worth the effort. On arrival you can see it through the dunes and it is pristine.The walk is fairly easy and...More

1  Thank SueChit
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Please don't be put of by the 4 mile walk, there is a path most of the way and the only part that you might struggle with (if you're not the fittest) is coming back up from the beach, as you're walking up hill for...More

Thank Barvaslass
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

The most beautiful beach I have ever seen. The rock pools were amazing, clear sea, white sandy beach, rolling sand dunes. All untouched by humanity, unspoiled and natural still. It was really worth the wait. We, however, were not prepared for the walk. We had...More

Thank Vicki R
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1 January 2018|
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Response from james g | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I don't think it would be suitable. It is a 4 mile walk from the nearest car park / toilets (and then 4 back!). There are rough parts, a fairly steep climb at one point and I think coming back up through the... More
5 June 2016|
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Response from chairdiva | Reviewed this property |
I assume you would catch a train as far north as you can, Ullapool maybe, and then take buses to kinlochbervie. Following that you'd either find a good soul to give you a lift to the start point, approx 3 miles or add that... More
Frances T
10 January 2016|
Response from Stuart A | Reviewed this property |
Yes but on the leash or under close control - sheep in this area Bear in mind it's beyond the back of beyond😎 Cheers Stuart