Wednesday, 28 June 2006

Eolaigearraidh

Eolaigearraidh is a settlement in the north of Barra, beyond the airport. There are three beaches in the area: Traigh Sgurabhal, which has views to South Uist; Traigh Mhor, on which the airplanes land; and Traigh Eais, which is my favourite beach in the Outer Hebrides:


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This beach runs down the west side of the peninsular at the top part of Barra. At the south end, there is a five minute walk across the dunes to the airport beach. At the north end is what surely be one of the best picnic spots anywhere; the top of the 102 metre Beinn Eolaigearraidh hill. From here, you can watch the planes land and take off from the beach; get fuill views of all three beaches, and see other beaches on Barra, Eriskay, South Uist and beyond.


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I've never seen anyone on this beach, apart from us.

Thanks to Flickr user Dowen for the pics.

1 comment:

  1. Gorgeous! I'm here from RobotJam's blog. Someday, maybe, I'll get there for a visit. In summer, though!John

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