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Silver Sands

We visited in December and the place was very, very quiet. It all seems relatively unspoiled, which... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hereford, United Kingdom
Stunning, Stunning, Stunning

Been coming here 40 years and love it as much as I did when I was a kid. Even the rope swing is... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Keith E
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Morar, Mallaig, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited in December and the place was very, very quiet. It all seems relatively unspoiled, which is great.

Thank 501rayf
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Been coming here 40 years and love it as much as I did when I was a kid. Even the rope swing is still going. Once saw a sheep swim across the bay here!

Thank Keith E
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Had a walk here today with the dog, it was stunning. Beautiful long sandy beach at the mouth of the river. Lots of fresh water burns for fresh water for the dog. Quite a few people there but easy to get away on your own....More

Thank AliB365
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit and a real feel if Scotland . The view of rum and eigg are fantastic . Has to be the cleanest beach I've walked along in a long time

Thank James B
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Visited the wonderful sands on a stormy & wet autumnal afternoon and vowed to return in spring or summer. Beautiful, wild beaches with views to the islands of Eigg, Muck and Rhum I believe. Easy walk from small car park through gorse and dunes landscape....More

Thank ellysian
Reviewed 24 September 2017

It's hard to describe in words the attraction of the silver sands. Let's say that at dusk on a July evening, it seems like heaven. You walk along what seems like a long, long beach and there is no-one, or almost no-one. The loch is...More

1  Thank Karol_Paris
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Wonderful safe sands for children to explore on,.great walks among the dunes too,.sometime otters are seen where the river falls from Loch Morer, take the old road from Mallaig to Arisaig to find these silver sands and you will never forget them,!! parking not good...More

Thank 151Becky
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Called at this beautiful beach to exercise our dogs. They enjoyed the freedom and clear water to play in A lovely setting with spectacular views.

Thank WestiesOnHoliday
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is a spectacular area with some of the best sands in Scotland. Take the old road and experience Morar and Arisaig without whizzing by on the bypass. There are hidden gems as you explore through the sand dunes and experience the white shell sand...More

1  Thank Con42
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My dog loves it here and we've made many visits. It can get a little busy at the roadside but you can go through the dunes onto some of the other beaches at low tide and walk round to the quieter spots. Visit when the...More

Thank Maggie G
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17 July 2017|
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Response from Carlshirley | Reviewed this property |
There are a number of campsites along the stretch of coastline there. Where you turn off the main road at the bridge on the Mallaig end there is some roadside parking and access to the Sands, but a bit further along there... More
31 May 2016|
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Response from Jim O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I'm sure that you could get a taxi from Mallaig it is only or six miles to Moray. Best to contact th Tourist information service for details.