Howmore Beach and Machair

Howmore, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SH

Type:Beach

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The beach has white sand, made up from broken shells. The machair runs parallel to the beach and is ideal for walking. It is a haven for wildlife, such as the elusive corncrake and in the summer months the machair is peppered with an assorted variety of wildflowers, including rare orchids.

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What's Nearby

  1. Tobha Mòr has been an important ecclesiastical centre since early medieval times.

    0.47 miles away
  2. Caisteal Bheagram is a ruin of a 15th/16th Century tower,

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

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

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

    1.69 miles away
  3. Loch Druidibeag is a National Nature Reserve where colourful grassland on the coast…

    1.99 miles away
  4. An Carra Standing Stone is one of the tallest standing stone in the Southern Isles at…

    2.78 miles away
  5. On the west side, in the village of Ormiclate is Ormiclate Castle which stands in ruins…

    2.86 miles away
  6. Our Lady of the Isles is a statue of the Madonna and Child by sculptor Hew Lorimer.…

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

    3.32 miles away
  8. Bornais Settlements

    Three artificial settlement mounds dominate the machair plain at Bornish.

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

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

    4.11 miles away
  11. Loch Bee is a very large brackish loch which stretches from the west side of South Uist…

    4.3 miles away
  12. Dun Mhulan

    The broch of Dùn Mhulan was inhabited during the Iron Age. This large tower-like house…

    4.59 miles away
  13. South Uist War Memorial

    4.79 miles away
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