The Outer Hebrides

30 miles off the north west coast of Scotland lies the Outer Hebrides, an idyllic island chain that sits on the edge of Europe. Picture a paradise of powder white beaches and Atlantic waves, dark moorland and rugged mountains, amazing wildlife and a rich and vibrant culture.

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A calm day on Tolsta Beach, with sea stacks in the foreground. The Pinterest logo is in the bottom left hand corner.
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Beach near Bornish, South Uist
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