Scotland is well known throughout the world for its iconic sites, like Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace, as well as its famed cultural figures which include the likes of philosopher David Hume and national poet Robert Burns. But those booking their hotel in the Highlands will soon discover that Scotland is also home to one of Europe’s greatest wildernesses. The Scottish Highlands contain the most dramatic of the United Kingdom’s landscapes, with such mountains as Ben Hope and Ben Nevis, along with natural wonders like the sea-stack, Am Buachaille. Visitors to the region often come in search of adventure, but those looking to enjoy the natural beauty of this nation, will not be disappointed.
Walk the Sands of Achmelvich Beach near Lairg
Just northwest of the village of Lairg and the shores of Loch Shin visitors will find the soft white sands and turquoise waters of Achmelvich Beach, and they wouldn’t be faulted for mistaking it for a much more tropical location. This serene spot provides the perfect place to relax and unwind and includes a nearby campsite.
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