Achnahaird Bay, Ross and Cromarty

#8 of 9 in Nature in Ross and Cromarty
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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  • Stunning beach. The car park was very busy when we were there yet the beach itself felt empty. Lovely to walk on crystal white sand and paddle in turquoise water. Totally unspoilt.  more »
  • Clean golden sand is abundant and the sea is crystal clear. This is a beautiful spot ideal for paddling and swimming, walking along, or just soaking up the atmosphere. It is just a short walk fro a....  more »
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