Take a Hike: Berneray

The islanders of Berneray lay claim to possessing ‘possibly the most beautiful beach in the whole of the Hebrides’. It is an ambitious assertion, their cherished West Beach up against stiff competition. The Western Isles is, after all, fringed with stunning strips of white sand.

With high expectations and eager to see if this coastal treasure was all it was cracked up to be, or if the proud proclamation was simply a tourist lure, I boarded the MV Loch Portain at Leverburgh and set sail across the Sound of Harris. Read more…