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10 of the best white sandy beaches you'll never believe are in Scotland

Forget the Mediterranean or the Caribbean, Scotland has incredible white sand beaches scattered around its coastline, rivalling any found around the world.

Some are so picture-perfect they could be mistaken for far flung tropical locations like the Maldives, Hawaii or Mauritius...although the temperatures may differ ever so slightly!

Vatersay is the southernmost inhabited island in the Outer Hebrides and the eastern bay is where we find this long and beautiful sandy beach.

1. Bhatarsaigh Bay, Vatersay

Vatersay is the southernmost inhabited island in the Outer Hebrides and the eastern bay is where we find this long and beautiful sandy beach.
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Ideal for walks and picnics, this white shell sand beach can be found near the most northerly point on the Isle Of Barra.

2. Eoligarry, Isle of Barra

Ideal for walks and picnics, this white shell sand beach can be found near the most northerly point on the Isle Of Barra.
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This exquisite white sandy beach offers unparalleled views of the spectacular Highland mountains. Backed by dunes, Mellon Udrigle is an incredibly attractive piece of coastline in Wester Ross

3. Mollon Udrigle, Wester Ross

This exquisite white sandy beach offers unparalleled views of the spectacular Highland mountains. Backed by dunes, Mellon Udrigle is an incredibly attractive piece of coastline in Wester Ross
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On the West coast of Scotland, north of Fort William, you'll find the beach of Morar. Famous for its stunning silver sands and crystal clear turquoise water, the beach has shallow water to paddle in.

4. Morar Beach, Morar

On the West coast of Scotland, north of Fort William, you'll find the beach of Morar. Famous for its stunning silver sands and crystal clear turquoise water, the beach has shallow water to paddle in.
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