Balemore Beach and Machair

Knockintorran, Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5ED

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.

Lagan Arnal from the dunes cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Hector Davie - geograph.org.uk/p/712802

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  1. Corncrakes are related to moorhens, coots and rails but differ from most members of the…

    1.71 miles away
  2. Free Presbyterian Church
    1.88 miles away
  1. Corn Bunting is our largest bunting. Dull streaked brown, with paler underparts, a…

    2.46 miles away
  2. Adults are large and bright white, except for a yellowish head and black wingtips.

    2.67 miles away
  3. A stunning white beach and is easily accessible through the village of Hougharry.

    2.67 miles away
  4. White Billed Diver - Balranald

    A rare passage migrant off Uist

    2.8 miles away
  5. A beautiful reserve on the north west coast of North Uist with sandy beaches, rocky…

    2.9 miles away
  6. At this site, situated on the southern slope of the hill, lie the remains of a Neolithic…

    2.98 miles away
  7. St Kilda archipelago can be viewed from the west coast of North Uist. The viewpoint is…

    3.15 miles away
  8. Much slimmer and smaller than the corn bunting this bird is often breeds in reed beds.

    3.2 miles away
  9. Hosta beach is easily accessible from the main road at Hosta.

    3.71 miles away
  10. Kilpheder Cross

    4.45 miles away
  11. Surrounded by rolling moorland and young plantations this is a hotspot for hen harriers…

    4.7 miles away
  12. This rusty brown, pigeon-sized game bird occurs on the moorland either side of the road.

    4.75 miles away
  13. This is our smallest bird of prey with males appearing a dashing, steel blue compared…

    4.8 miles away
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