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heavely beach on the edge of the west

This is a wonderful sweep of beach and sand even at high t ide with rolling surf crashing on the... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
lorneslady
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London, United Kingdom
Stunning beach with wonderful dark rock formations!

Huge beach at walkable distance from the dock. When we visited the island there was also a dead... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Federico M
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“beautiful beach” (12 reviews)
“golden sands” (4 reviews)
“sandy beaches” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

This is a wonderful sweep of beach and sand even at high t ide with rolling surf crashing on the beach or rocks around the headlands. There are fields running down to it and a stream to wade over or through to get to main...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Huge beach at walkable distance from the dock. When we visited the island there was also a dead whale stranded! The beach itself it's amazing and there is plenty of space to brings your dogs or children to play!

Thank Federico M
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Kiloran is a beautiful beach and Carnan Eoin, the small hill at the northern end of the beach is worth a scramble as it is the highest point on the island and the views are spectacular

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I spent the week in a lovely cottage over looking the beach and it is a lovely quiet place for a holiday. Walking, bird watching or just getting away from it all.

Thank Darren K
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

As others have previously said Kiloran is a Scottish icon and a photographer's dream especially when the sun shines which hasn't been too often this year. I was lucky on my visit this year and saw it in all its sunbathed glory before the weather...More

Thank thebooler
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful spot well worth a visit. There is chance you could get cut off if you don’t watch the tide. We took Wellington boots as there is a small steam you may want to cross to extend the walk.

Thank 931bobt
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Colonsay is a gorgeous island and Kiloran is a jewel. Beautiful golden sands, blue waters, cows and sheep providing company. The beach is gently shelving and enclosed - good for families as long as you supervise accordingly - this is a remote island, no lifeguards...More

Thank KiplingDynamite
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Well worth a short drive and walk, but be aware of the so called river to cross in getting to the beach. Park a couple of hundred yards before the recognised " car park", just drive through the gate at the bend of the road...More

Thank Roy S
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

What else but 'wow' can you say about this location? We were lucky enough to be there on a lovely day!

Thank H B
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Kiloran bay is THE iconic Colonsay beach. A sweeping arc of golden sand, fringed by machair dunes on one side and crashing Atlantic breakers on the other, it is dominated by the distinctively rugged peak of Carnan Eoin - where golden eagles can sometimes be...More

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Roy S
23 August 2017|
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Response from Dave B | Reviewed this property |
Going to Oronsay by car is very difficult and as it is a a RSPB reserve cars would be unlikely allowed . The track across to the island is very difficult and could be dangerous as the tide comes in very quickly
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