Barvas Beach and Machair

Barvas beach, Barvas, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0QR


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A good access track through the machair leads to a wide sweep of beach with rocky outcrops and backed by storm boulders. This is a very popular beach for surfing. There are good walks north up the coast or south along the edge of the boulder beach at Brue and up above high cliffs. This bay get wonderful waves in stormy weather and a good place for birdwatching and watching spectacular sunsets..

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    0.1 miles away
  2. Medium, slim plant with pale to deep purple spike of flowers.

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  3. A good access road and parking for a walk down to a boulder beach.

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  1. RSPB Loch na Muilne nature reserve and nearby coastline.

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  10. Short, compact plant with pale yellow flowers

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