Achmelvich Beach, Lochinver

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#3 of 22 in Outdoors in Caithness and Sutherland
Achmelvich Beach, a small bay of fine white sand and turqouise water, sits nestled among the characteristic moorland and rocks of the northern highlands. Don't let the beach's Mediterranean appearance fool you, however, as the water stays cold and bracing even with the sun shining. Experience the waves on water skis or a windsurf board, or kayak along the rugged coastline. Fishermen will find the waters teem with fish, and hikers will find plenty of walks and climbs in the surrounding area. Nearby camping and caravan spots make a great base for a holiday in the area and provide basic amenities. Arrange to visit Achmelvich Beach and other attractions in Lochinver using our Lochinver trip itinerary planner .
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  • August 20, 2017
    There's sand, beautiful water and parking nearby. Stunning Scottish scenery and a nearby campsite makes this a favourite.  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    We had a lovely walk and a fun time at this beach. It is in a gorgeous place and is easy to get to. One could picnic there and the swimming is good  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    Great campsite for young children, lots of opportunity for exploring. Basic facilities but good shop and great chips!  more »

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