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Achmelvich Bay

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Achmelvich Bay - Highland

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This is a beautiful sheltered beach on the rural west coast. A large expanse of white sands with granite outcrops that divide the beach into sections.

There is a popular caravan / camping site nearby and free parking is available.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Dog ban in force

Dogs are not permitted on the beach during the peak tourist season and neither of the camping and caravan sites allow dogs.

Highland dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Good fishing
  • Sailing

Facilities

  • Toilets

Nearest town

Stornoway/Ste

Postcode

IV27 4JB

OS grid ref.

NC 0568 2494

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Blue Flag AwardGreen Coast AwardMarine Conservation Society Recommended