Scotland’s Beaches

Scotland is a beautiful country and one of my favourite things to do is see as much of it as I can. I love the miles and miles of coastline and our spectacular beaches that transport you as far away as you could possibly want to go from the hustle and bustle of city life.

This January, I visited Lossiemouth. It was a beautiful, sunny day – if a little chilly(!) – but just look at that almost endless beach strecthing into the distance.

Lossiemouth beach on a cold, sunny day in January.

Lossiemouth beach on a cold, sunny day in January.

And, not long after the trip around the North East, I was on the West coast at Troon. Not quite as sunny, but an invigorating stroll along the beach really boosts the spirits! Just look at that terrific sky too!

The beach at Troon with the tide coming in.

Troon beach

Here’s a picture of the beach looking out from a campsite in Durness on the North of Scotland:

The clear blue waters surrounding Durness.

The clear blue waters surrounding Durness.

And, from a couple of years ago – some kite-flying on Tiree’s Gott Bay:

Gott Bay on the Island of Tiree

Kite flying on Gott Bay on the island of Tiree.

Look out for more pictures of the amazing beaches around Scotland on this blog soon 🙂

About Derek Shirlaw

I'm passionate about science communication, social media, and my home country, Scotland. In particular, I have a real interest in astronomy, digital marketing, and the great outdoors.
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