Cleit Beach

Cleit, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XX


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A gem of a beach which you are likely to have to yourself. Pull off the road in front of the pebbly shore, then walk eastwards over the dune. At low water on some tides you can enter caves at the far end.

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    0.9 miles away
  2. A well preserved iron age galleried dun situated on hill to the east of Cuier cemetery

    0.96 miles away
  3. Watch the seals laze on the rocks off shore - you may even catch them coming for a cheeky…

    1.13 miles away
  1. Traigh Mhor is the beach where the plane lands - the only scheduled plane landing that…

    1.72 miles away
  2. This beautiful beach is the spectacular site of Barra’s amazing airport – but only at low…

    1.85 miles away
  3. Bog bean (Menyanthes Triolaiata). This lovely flower, often overlooked, can be found in…

    1.86 miles away
  4. This site was investigated by Channel 4's Time Team in May 2007. Amongst other remains, a…

    1.89 miles away
  5. Traigh Eais is sandy beach over a mile long, bordered on the east side by a extensive…

    1.98 miles away
  6. Ophioglossum vulgatum.- Very small fern 3cm tall

    2.28 miles away
  7. A path leads into the interior of Barra with views over Heaval, the islands highest peak.…

    2.58 miles away
  8. Drosera intermedia. - Insectivorous plant found in marshy ground

    2.6 miles away
  9. The chapel at Cille Bharra was perhaps founded as early as the 7th century AD, being…

    2.66 miles away
  10. Elecampan (Inula Helenium) is a tall yellow cultivated flower, now growing wild.

    2.73 miles away
  11. Primula vulgaris
    Magnificent display of a common species

    3 miles away
  12. Great beach for a family outing or a quiet walk.

    3.16 miles away
  13. Platanthera bifolia
    This delicate coloured orchid, becoming quite rare, can be found at …

    3.26 miles away
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