A Guide to East Lothian’s Best Kept Secret: Gullane Beach

Gullane Beach is located between Aberlady Bay nature reserve and Yellowcraig Beach in East Lothian, a 15-minute drive from North Berwick and 40 minutes from the centre of Edinburgh.

Visitors to the beach can enjoy a 1-mile stretch of golden sand that’s exceptionally clean and has miles of rough paths through the surrounding dunes to the north and south.

Discover everything you need to know about the picturesque Gullane Beach in this complete visitor guide.

Discover the Beauty of Traigh Mhor Beach on Barra

Traigh Mhor on the Isle of Barra is one of Scotland’s most beautiful beaches.
The pristine white sand of Traigh Mhor is flanked by long banks of flowering machair to the north, south, and west, while turquoise waters frame the scene to the east.

This beach is also famous for being an airfield which can only be used when the tide is low – the only airfield of its type in the world.

How to Visit the Hidden Gem of Hushinish, Isle of Harris

Hushinish is a remote region of the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. It is accessed via a twisting 12-mile single-track road on the southwest of the island which presents stunning views of South Harris and the island of Taransay.

Once at Hushinish, visitors can enjoy a white sand beach surrounded by a rugged coastline in addition to kayaking to the nearby island of Scarp.

The Ultimate Visitor’s Guide to the Butt of Lewis

The Butt of Lewis is an area on the far-northern tip of the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides.

In addition to being one of the windiest places in Britain, the ‘butt’ is home to a lighthouse built in 1862 that’s unusual because it’s unpainted rather than having the standard red and white colour scheme.

The Butt of Lewis is also a prime wildlife-spotting site as the steep cliffs are a haven for seabirds.

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