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Hard to reach, but beautiful

We had problems getting off the road and onto the beach, but it is worth it - pale gold sands and... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Julie B
Halstead, United Kingdom
Beautiful beach

Great beach for walking along- it goes on for miles. Didn’t ever seem to be busy and had... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

We had problems getting off the road and onto the beach, but it is worth it - pale gold sands and clear sea.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Julie B
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Great beach for walking along- it goes on for miles. Didn’t ever seem to be busy and had breathtaking views of the Harris mountains.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

You just cannot go wrong here, now beware it is not accessible as the other beaches In Harris and parking is far from easy, you should research it well first. However it is a long wild beach open to the Atlantic, less busy than the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

On that grey day in heaven, we stepped onto the immaculate whiteness and floated on stars. A trillion grainy stars, forming a brilliant path to the azure sea. We collected the smaller, rounder stars in a pail of dreams, to take back to the rest...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

Only one or two people on the beach each time we visited, turquoise waters backed by junes and views acrss to taransay

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank libbyl
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

A written review can’t explain how beautiful Scarista beach really is. The white sand, pretty array of colours as the sun reflected on the water was an amazing sight. Our children (teenage and young) were so happy to play for hours. It was windy and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

This stretch of the Harris coast has to be seen to be believed. Utterly hypnotic in its beauty. Sit for a while with your camera and catch the light as it changes.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kill0ch
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped to let Molly Hound out on our way from the ferry, just out of luck stopped by an old bus and walked off over the sand dunes, what an amazing beach hiding over the hill, well worth a look do not just drive past

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alexandertR9047ZA
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

A must to see this is truly breathtaking and has to be seen it was so stunning we went back for a second visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank molly753
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is one of the best spots in the U.K. - It's a must visit, and somewhere that will be forever in your memories. Whilst I'd love to keep this as a secret, every person should visit this place at least once. I'm going back...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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2 May 2017|
Response from mcaleescook | Reviewed this property |
To answer my own question !! Park across from the red post box in the layby ( not the passing place) between Scarista house and the church and go through a sequence of 3 gates to the beach , the route is well sign posted... More
17 October 2016|
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Response from MandyPinkney |
Harris - Hogabost beach is literally on the doorstep of the car park its a beautiful beach. My Dad has walking issues but he also managed Luskentyre beach & Hussiness ( I may have spelled that wrong - sorry ) Scarista beach... More
15 August 2016|
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Response from janetmA604BV | Reviewed this property |
I parked in the road by the church - there is a postbox to mark the path through a couple of fields to the beach...