Picturesque Scots beach with white sands and clear turquoise waters named among UK’s top hidden gems

A scenic Scottish beach has been named one of Britain’s top hidden gems.

Traigh Bhostadh, also known as ‘Bosta Beach’ in the Outer Hebrides made the top 10 lesser known spots.


Credit: Alamy


Credit: Alamy

The stunning coastal town lies on the west coast of the Isle of Lewis.

It will amaze any visitor with its breathtaking views of the vast Atlantic Ocean.

Bosta Beach is loved by locals and visitors alike for its pristine white sands and clear turquoise waters.

It’s the perfect spot to enjoy the scenic views and take in the stunning natural beauty of the Outer Hebrides.

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And the calm and serene atmosphere is ideal for those who want to enjoy a peaceful vacation away from the busy cities.

Bosta Beach is one of three Scottish locations featured in BonusFinder’s list.

Experts rated the beach an 8.07/10 as a hidden gem, ranking third on the list.

Other hidden gems north of the border include the beaches of the Isle of Skye and Dumfriesshire.

We recently shared how a Scottish town made it into the top five UK bathing destinations.

Experts have included the famous spot in the list of the best coastal towns and villages in the whole country.

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