The Beach Guide

Berneray (West Beach)

Berneray (West Beach) - Hebrides

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This three mile stretch of sand is one of the most highly regarded beaches in the Islands.

Usually quiet, on the right day, with its white sand and turquoise water, the beach can pass as a tropical paradise. Well that was what the Thai tourist board thought when the mistakenly used a photo of West beach on an advertisement for Kai Bae Beach!

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

Hebrides dog friendly beaches »

Nearest town

Uig

OS grid ref.

NF 9004 8227