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Silver Sands of Morar

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Address: Morar, Mallaig, Scotland

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I was touring Scotland on the NC500, and deliberately took a detour here. You know when you look at a picture and think that can't be right. Silver sand, deserted beach... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carlshirley
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Have not been here for 30 years. Strangely the place is as beautiful as I recall. No need for heat, a sunny day is enough.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We walked down to Silver Sands on a bright, mixed day, weather wise. It was cold & the tide was in which prevented us from walking along a most beautiful beach.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was touring Scotland on the NC500, and deliberately took a detour here. You know when you look at a picture and think that can't be right. Silver sand, deserted beach, beautiful sun, Scotland!!?? People said the online pics must have been photoshopped or taken on the single good day of the year. Well look at these, taken on an... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just outside Morar and clearly signposted are the Silver Sands. There is a small car park with toilets at the top of the hill above the beach. We were lucky to be there on a sunny day as the beach is stunning, and goes on for miles. The views are magnificent and the last time I saw waters as clear... More 

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Thank Keith F
South Queensferry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful beach with stunning views with such beautiful Caribbean like white sand. Ideal for letting kids run free and dog walking, will be gorgeous on a sunny day!

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Thank GaznRoz
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked out from Mallaig and it was certainly worth it. Beautiful beach with stunning views. Loads of space, ideal for kids and dog walking.

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Thank Yvonne M
Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haven't been here for at least 25 years and still the same as I remembered it; still white. Just think if the weather could be guaranteed what would this place be like? Probably overrun and ruimed

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Thank Allmac06
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

If you're fortunate enough to be here on a sunny day (not necesarily summer) the seas and the beach look like the belong on a Caribean island - though the temperature will be distinctly Scottish!

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Ecclefechan, null, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We what can I say..our 1st visit to the area and we find beaches that wouldn't look out of place in the carribean...We should know as we spent the last 4 years travelling to Barbados..I can honestly say never did I ever imagine I would find beaches like this in the UK. Never mind in the north of Scotland. Well... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The stretch of coastline between Arisaig and Morar is my favourite place on the planet. Go on a day when the sun is shining and you will be rewarded with sea of intense blue, stunning views and the most perfect picnic spot in the whole of the UK. Great for shell hunting, wandering and just soaking up the beauty. Even... More 

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