Achnahaird Bay, Ross and Cromarty

#8 of 9 in Nature in Ross and Cromarty
Achnahaird Bay is located on the Coigach peninsula, Wester Ross, Scotland, and can be reached by following the road to the scattered settlement of Achiltibuie. The beautiful, wide sandy beach and stunning views of the mountains Stac Pollaidh, Canisp and Suilven mean the area is popular with tourists (and locals) on hot summer days.Achnahaird Bay was used as a filming location for the 2011 film The Eagle, with a horse chase scene across the beach.There is a caravan site a stone's throw from the beach.
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  • This beach is off the beaten track on the spectacular road to Achiltibuie. There is a small car park down the end of a single track road and a footpath over the dunes and down to the beach. It can be ...  more »
  • The journey here was absolutely gorgeous, and just as we didn't think it could get any better, we found this beach. #merry wanderers  more »
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