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We loved Eriskay!

Eriskay is a stunning wee island, so pretty. Wild ponies! Amazing views wherever you go. Will definitely be back.

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Eriskay is a stunning wee island, so pretty. Wild ponies! Amazing views wherever you go. Will definitely be back.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed February 9, 2017

Its a beach - but a beautiful one at that... Quiet and plenty of access. Worth the trip if up that way

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Owen Sound, Canada
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Reviewed September 20, 2016

Peaceful, tranquil and spectacular. I love the fact that there are not many people there to spoil the surroundings. Truly one of the more special places on this earth.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

Bonnie Prince Charlies Bay is one of the nicest beaches in the highlands. It is lovely white shell sand. It is safe for children and is lovely to spend some time on.

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Reviewed August 6, 2016

Gorgeous white sands and clear water. Seems quite shelter and safe as long as tide coming in. Beautiful views a Ross to barra.

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Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

One word STUNNING!!!! You feel like your in the Caribbean crystal clear waters and sand filled with gorgeous shells

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 15, 2016

Truly golden sands and turquoise sea with spectacular views to Barra and South Uist Wonderful sunsets to capture on camera

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Christiansted, St. Croix
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108 reviews
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Reviewed May 26, 2016

Looking west from Am Politician - or from the top of the hill of the cemetery, you can see this long crescent sandy beach. Hard to get to, though, if one has mobility issues. Otherwise doable.

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Kalispell, Montana
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Reviewed May 18, 2016

I arrived on Eriskay via the ferry from Barra. It was a short crossing in beautiful weather, and the beach sparkled in the sun with its white sand and beautiful blue water. Arrival also came with a sense of history and the wonder that accompanies such places of significance. I immediately headed to the Politician to "continue my history lesson."

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 10, 2016

Bonnie Prince Charlie landed here in 1745 and then proceeded to the mainland. The beach has tide lines of pink sea shells and lovely white sand, in spring the flowers on the Machair are fantastic. It is also the place where the ship 'Politician' ran aground in 1941 with a cargo of whisky. The film 'Whisky Galore' was shot here.... More 

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