Golden sands and dolphins earn beach top tourism title

By Ashleigh Barbour

Published: 21/02/2013

They may not have the sunshine or sizzling temperatures, but six north and north-east beaches have been named among the best in the UK.

Tourists now rate the golden sands of Nairn as Scotland’s top seaside destination.

Harris’s Luskentyre, Calgary Bay on Mull, Balmedie Beach in Aberdeenshire and Colonsay’s Kiloran Beach have also been praised in a worldwide poll. Camusdarach Beach at Arisaig – which is under threat from a housing development – also makes the list, which has been compiled by TripAdvisor.

For the full story, pick up a copy of today’s Press and Journal or read our digital edition now.

Purchase and read the Press and Journal online
Click on the image below for more details