Beinn Ghainche

Berneray, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

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The top of this hill can be reached by a short walk from the road end at Bearsdaire. There are spectacular views of the east side of Berneray and also across the Sound of Harris from here.
Keep to the posts marking the path as you start your walk. Please avoid lambing time.

Photographers Tip

Photographs from this small hill can be very spectacular. The light early in the day provides the best result for a photograph looking down the east side of Berneray. Late spring and early aurumn is probably the best time.

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  2. These two converted blackhouses now form the Berneray hostel site of the Gatliff Trust…

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  3. This is a large, heavy-billed diver can resemble a goose, especially in flight.

    0.94 miles away
  1. Seal viewing point

    1 miles away
  2. Cladh Maolrithe

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

    1.87 miles away
  3. Berneray West beach is easily accessible throught the village of Borve.

    2.18 miles away
  4. Common seals are brown, tan, or grey, with distinctive V-shaped nostrils.

    2.2 miles away
  5. A large seal with a forehead and less spots than the Harbour Seal. Males can be up to 3.3…

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

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

    2.26 miles away
  8. Giant Mackaskill Monument is located ti the South of Berneray.

    2.92 miles away
  9. The Sound of Harris ferry runs between Berneray and Leverburgh. The route meanders round…

    2.99 miles away
  10. Loch Bhurigh is easily accessible from the machair to the south of the island.

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

    4.02 miles away
  12. Larger of two British seal species.

    4.6 miles away
  13. Large Diving water bird present on the Harris coastline throughout the winter

    5.1 miles away
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