Ormiclate Beach & Machair

Ormiclate, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SB

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

    0.02 miles away
  2. Bornais Settlements

    Three artificial settlement mounds dominate the machair plain at Bornish.

    0.42 miles away
  3. Dun Mhulan

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

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

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

    1.36 miles away
  3. South Uist War Memorial

    1.58 miles away
  4. Learn about the South Uists local history at Kildonan Museum through stories, artefacts…

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

    2.48 miles away
  6. The famous Flora MacDonald’s Birthplace is in the village of Milton, on the west side of…

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

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

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

    2.96 miles away
  10. Neolithic chambered cairn.

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

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

    4.1 miles away
  13. Tobha Mòr has been an important ecclesiastical centre since early medieval times.

    4.32 miles away
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