Iochdar Beach and Machair

Kilaulay, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RE

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. St Michaels Catholic Church
    0.47 miles away
  2. This dumpy looking finch with prominent white flashes in the wing can often be found on…

    0.72 miles away
  3. This elusive, grey and brown bird is slightly smaller than a moorhen and found around…

    0.92 miles away
  1. Check the islands at the north-west end of the loch.

    0.95 miles away
  2. More abundant to the west of the main road. You can access the area easily as it is…

    0.95 miles away
  3. Seals are often found "bottling" just off the rocks to the south and west.

    1.22 miles away
  4. Can be found anywhere in the loch.

    2.37 miles away
  5. The Great Yellow Bumblebee is a large bee with a yellow or brownish yellow body with a…

    2.43 miles away
  6. Liniclate beach is a stunning white sandy beach and can be accessed from the village of…

    2.48 miles away
  7. The rough grassland just south of the Loch Carnan tunring is a good area for owls.

    2.48 miles away
  8. Museum nan Eilean is part of the Heritage Service operated by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar…

    2.72 miles away
  9. Loch Bee is a very large brackish loch which stretches from the west side of South Uist…

    2.81 miles away
  10. Borve Castle stood three storeys high. Now in ruins you can still see the five foot deep…

    2.8 miles away
  11. 23rd June 1746. Neil is arrested by the militia at the South Ford. He finds that Flora…

    2.87 miles away
  12. Scan this freshwater loch from the roadside

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

    2.94 miles away
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