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Hidden gems of the outer Hebrides

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
LindzTay
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Owen Sound, Canada
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Owen Sound, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

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

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Christiansted, St. Croix
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Looking west from Am Politician - or from the top of the hill of the cemetery, you can see this long crescent sandy beach. Hard to get to, though, if one has mobility issues. Otherwise doable.

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Kalispell, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I arrived on Eriskay via the ferry from Barra. It was a short crossing in beautiful weather, and the beach sparkled in the sun with its white sand and beautiful blue water. Arrival also came with a sense of history and the wonder that accompanies such places of significance. I immediately headed to the Politician to "continue my history lesson."

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Bonnie Prince Charlie landed here in 1745 and then proceeded to the mainland. The beach has tide lines of pink sea shells and lovely white sand, in spring the flowers on the Machair are fantastic. It is also the place where the ship 'Politician' ran aground in 1941 with a cargo of whisky. The film 'Whisky Galore' was shot here.... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

In the sunshine, the azure sea, gently rolling waves, rockpools and rock formations were spectacular

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

always wanted to visit Eriskay was excited crossing causeway singing the love lilt the beach was stunning The locals we encountered not very friendly they should be aware that many english speaking visitors understand Gaelic ! I believe in supporting local business wherever I go pity the woman serving in the shop couldnt meet my eye far less respond to... More 

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