Beautiful Beaches near Kylesku Hotel
The beaches on the northwest coast of Scotland are breathtaking in their rugged beauty, with looming cliff faces, white sand and turquoise, crystal clear water. You’ll find many gorgeous beaches within easy driving distance of Kylesku Hotel. Here are some of our favourites – ask us for directions.
Sandwood Bay, Kinlochbervie.
Perfect for a full day’s outing, as you need to walk four miles along a moorland track to reach it. Walk Highlands calls it “perhaps the most beautiful beach in Britain”.
- Distance to start point: 30 miles.
- Park at Blairmore Car Park.
- Display text: See Walk Highlands Sandwood Bay
Oldshoremore bay by François Bertin. The Geopark is a magnet for fans of walking, photography and geology.
More accessible than Sandwood Bay. A narrow stretch of beach leading to even more beautiful Polin Beach.
- Distance: 3 miles
- Distance to start point: 27 miles.
- Public toilets.
- Car park.
- See Walk Highlands Oldshoremore
Lovely quiet small beach with white sands, turquoise water and occasional ponies grazing. Also a hermit’s castle built in the 1950s.
- Distance: 35 miles.
- See Walk Highlands Achmelvich Beach
Small but beautiful with pink sands and mild microclimate. Right on the Drumbeg road. Clashnessie Waterfall nearby.
- Distance: 25 miles.
- See Visit Scotland Clashnessie Bay
Balnakeil Bay captured by photographer François Bertin.
Large white sand beach with lovely dunes, known for its spectacular sunsets.
- Distance: 36 miles.
- See Visit Scotland Balnakeil Beach
The Zipwire at Ceannebeinne Beach, near Durness
Unbelievable white sand and turquoise water – perfect for swimming! Also has a zip wire for the more adventurous. Three miles east of Durness.
- Distance: 38 miles.
- See Visit Scotland Ceannebeinne Beach
Turquoise water like you find in the Maldives . . . by far the most beautiful place on earth.
Jeremy Clarkson, The Times