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“Stunning” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Balnakeil Bay

Balnakeil Bay
Stirling, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Stunning”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2013

A oasis of peace/freedom golden sands/dunes and the sea making that noise it only can as it laps onto the land.
Good for bird watching too.
My favourite time is to visit in winter ,when you will be totally alone---and pick a day whan it's stormy to feel the wind,sea spray and watch the waves as they roll and crash en-shore
Fantastic----just don't tell everyone!!

Visited September 2013
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English first
Harlow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Lovely sandy beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2013

If you like a sandy beach with plenty of sand dunes this is a must, the further you walk on the more amazing they become.

Visited August 2013
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Templin, Germany
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“The perfect Beach ? Indeed and much more”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2013

obviously there is no shortage of dream beaches around Durness, this being the "endless" one. Beautiful colors,spacious, a view towards the Cape Wrath Region. But there is much more to see on Faraid Head, with the birds and the beautiful dunes. If you can go on a tour with Donald the Ranger- it´s good fun and super interesting. Unfortunately the Puffins were rather shy but still there was loads to see on the peninsula

Visited July 2013
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Goole, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Idyllic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2013

Nothing to dislike, best beach in the world leading to spectacular sand dunes and sea cliffs. It is possible to be totally alone.

Visited June 2013
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Kingston
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“The perfect beach?”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2013

This would indeed be the perfect beach if it was located in the Caribbean! A wide sweep of golden sand, backed by dunes. Walk across it from the car park then up the track to see the puffins.

Visited May 2013
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