Loch Bhurigh

Berneray, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5BQ


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The tide rising in this sandy bay, pushing up a large number of wading birds. Image © Copyright Hugh Venables and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

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. Giant Mackaskill Monument is located ti the South of Berneray.

    0.18 miles away
  2. A truly stunning beach and was voted in 2021 as no. 3 in Lonely Planet's Top 20 Best…

    1.24 miles away
  3. Cladh Maolrithe

    At Beinn a'Chlaidh - Hill of the Graveyard - there is a standing stone.

    1.28 miles away
  1. Close to the ferry terminal lie the slight remains of a burial cairn, probably dating to…

    1.33 miles away
  2. The remains of a stronghold occupy the whole of a tiny islet in the middle of the tidal…

    1.68 miles away
  3. Seal viewing point

    2.03 miles away
  4. Clachan Sands beach is a stunning white sandy beach which is accessible via the village…

    2.63 miles away
  5. Berneray and the nearby island of Pabbay lie in the Sound of Harris between North Uist…

    2.68 miles away
  6. Ben Ghainche is a small hill situated at the north end of the beach at Bearsdaire

    3 miles away
  7. The Udal is thought to have been occupied from the Neolithic Age right up to the early…

    4.8 miles away
  8. My books and boxes are made employing traditional bookbinding techniques which I love…

    6.44 miles away
  9. The Hut of the Shadows by artist Chris Drury forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

    7.21 miles away
  10. Malacleit is a peaceful crofting village situated on the edge of Traigh Bhalaigh (Vallay)…

    7.24 miles away
  11. Vallay is a beautiful desserted tidal island and is accessible at low tide from Sollas.…

    7.27 miles away
  12. The Mosaic Mackerel sculpture by Rosalind Waites forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

    7.66 miles away
  13. The Uist Sculpture Trail runs through Uist and Benbecula, providing a series of seven…

    7.67 miles away
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