The best beaches in Britain?

Sun drenched deserted beaches with crystal clear water with views to die for, could this really be Scotland! The Outer Hebrides is one of Scotland’s hidden gems, with fantastic beaches and dramatic scenery.

kite flying on beautiful hebridean beach

The golden beaches are probably the best in Britain and often completely deserted. We found numerous fabulous beaches as we explored the west coast of the southern Outer Hebrides.

white sand beach with blue sky and sun

The weather is surprising stable during summer due to the effect of the gulf stream and there are only two hours of darkness in mid summer. 

hebridean beach

It’s remote location means there are no crowds so we were able to explore the islands in peace – perfect if you want to escape from the rat race for a while.

children running on hebridean beach

The Hebrides have some of the best surfing beaches in Britain with waves crashing in from the Atlantic swells.

child bodyboarding on hebridean beach

What could be better than a couple of hours body boarding followed by a barbecue on a deserted beach.

pebble beach outer hebrides

It was our first time to the outer Hebrides so we weren’t not sure what to expect, what we found was dramatic scenery and great campsites. This a  fabulous location for adventure sports and we will be returning again to explore the northern island of Lewis and Harris.

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