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The Bay at the Back of the Ocean
Iona’s Bay at the Back of the Ocean’s wide panorama looks west across the Atlantic sea, bordered by wildflower grazing and multi-coloured pebbles.
On the very tip of the Ross of Mull, the village of Fionnphort has its own lovely Bay enclose with pink granite outcrops.
St Columba’s Bay
The most southern bay on Iona famed for the arrival of St Columba bring Christianity to Scotland and finding St Columbas Tears of polished serpentine.
Knockvologan Beach & Erraid
Acres of sand at low tide and access to the tidal island of Erraid make Knockvologan Beach a great choice for a day out exploring.
St Ronan’s & Martyrs’ Bay
The most accessible beaches on Iona for those with children or a short time to visit. Close to amenities but with great views.
A sandy bay with rocky outcrops, offshore islands and the “last look back” cairn, Uisken Beach is very picturesque and easily accessible by car.
Sheltered swimming beach on Iona, framed by granite cliffs and loved by families for picnicking and summer fun and sand made from crushed shells.
White Strand of the Monks & North End Beaches
Iona’s northern beaches inspired the Scottish Colourists with their pure white sands, aquamarine seas and stunning vistas of Mull, the Treshnish Isles and beyond.