Beinn Scrien

Eriskay, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5JL

Type:Scenic Locations

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There are spectacular views from here of the causeway across the Sound of Eriskay, and across the many islands situated in the Sound of Barra.

Eriskay Ponies freely graze the slopes of the hill.

Good strong footwear and suitable bad weather clothing advised as weather conditions can change very quickly.

Photographers Tip

Photographs of the village and Causeway, or across the Sound of Barra give best results on a morning taken from near the summit of Beinn Scrien 

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What's Nearby

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  2. Whilst exploring Eriskay, you may come accross wild Eriskay ponies.

    0.4 miles away
  3. Eriskay is famed for its Eriskay Jersey’s

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  1. Bonnie Prince Charlie first stepped foot on Scottish soil on this beach on 23rd July…

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  2. Am Baile Beach

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  4. A range of Outer Hebrides fine arts and handmade crafts in South Uist available at Tigh…

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  5. At the very south of the Island, lies the Polachar Stone, looking out to sea.

    3.5 miles away
  6. Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach…

    3.9 miles away
  7. The Listening Place Scuplture, forms part of the Uist sculpture Trail

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  8. The machair runs parralell to the beach and a great place to walk.

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  9. Along the west coast of South UIst lies around 20 miles of stunning white beach and…

    5.19 miles away
  10. The chapel at Cille Bharra was perhaps founded as early as the 7th century AD, being…

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  11. A week long event of Gaelic song, dance and music.

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  12. A well-preserved aisled wheelhouse was excavated in 1952 in the machair at Kilpheder…

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  13. Barra airport, famous for its beach landings.

    6.8 miles away
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