Airport Beach

Balivanich, ISLE OF BENBECULA, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5LA


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Airport beach in Balivanich, Benbecula

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Just a stones throw from the airport, this magnifient beach is well worth a visit and is easily acccessed by a small road before you get to Benbecula Aiport. 

The beach is a haven for wildlife such as ground nesting waders including the oystercatcher, lapwing, dunlin, ring plover, redshank and the snipe that return here to nest each year. This is a great beach to horse ride along and you can get lessons or book a ride from the local UIst Community Riding School.


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What's Nearby

  1. Ruins of Teampull Chaluim Chille to the east of Balivanich.

    0.93 miles away
  2. Cladh Mhuire, the burial ground for the Benbecula community, is the only site associated…

    1.82 miles away
  3. Ruined Chapel dating back to the 16th Century

    1.9 miles away
  1. Culla bay beach is a stunning white sandy beach and can be accessed from Nunton or Aird.

    2.12 miles away
  2. Benbecula War Memorial

    2.95 miles away
  3. Balleshare beach is easily accessed from the village of Baleshare.

    2.99 miles away
  4. Ruins of a Medival early church, Teampull Na Trionaid, can be found in the village of…

    3.2 miles away
  5. This is the panoramic view from the top of Rueval (Ruabhal), which is the highest point…

    3.21 miles away
  6. Borve Castle stood three storeys high. Now in ruins you can still see the five foot deep…

    3.66 miles away
  7. Museum nan Eilean is part of the Heritage Service operated by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar…

    4.01 miles away
  8. 250 metres from the main road (which itself dissects the remains of a stone circle at NF…

    4.04 miles away
  9. Liniclate beach is a stunning white sandy beach and can be accessed from the village of…

    4.21 miles away
  10. Reflections is part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

    4.22 miles away
  11. Remains of a wheelhouse dating back to the iron age can be seen in Grimsay.

    5.25 miles away
  12. First World War memorial.

    5.33 miles away
  13. Inspired by the Atlantic coastline, Shoreline Stoneware draws inspiration from its unique…

    5.41 miles away
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