Balnahard and Tràigh Ban

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Whilst Kiloran Bay is Colonsay's best known beach, a longer walk from the road leads to Balnahard and Tràigh Ban - for many people, an even more beautiful spot. The white sands here face eastwards and the beach is usually more sheltered than its counterpart.


Good track until the final grassy approach to the beach.

Public Transport

None to start. A bicycle is perhaps the best means of transport on Colonsay. The start can also be reached by walking along the Old Road from Scalasaig.


Where track leaves B8086 road at NR399973; if using a car, it is usually possible to park inside the gateway on the left. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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