Shawbost Beach

Shawbost, Shawbost, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9BJ

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A horseshoe beach with safe calm water for swimming. There are two roads in to the beach with areas to park and a picnic table at the southern end where there is also a birdwatching interpretation board. There is an open loch behind the storm beach and this makes for a rich birdwatching site.

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