Tolsta Beach - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides

Tolsta Beach at the North End of the B895. At the end of Tolsta's long sandy beach there are 5 caves only visitable during low tide, these Caves are locally known as "The Caves of Life.". Tolsta beach is A long straight stretch of white sand backed by dunes, this is one of Lewis's finest beaches
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Tolsta - Traigh Mhor - Isle of Lewis

 


The name Tolsta is Norse and first appears in historical records in 1590. The Norse raiders first arrived in the early ninth century, and must have really surprised the small Christian community of Tolsta. Tolsta Beach at the northern end of the B895. This beach is one of the loveliest Hebridean beaches.Tolsta Beach at the North End of the B895. At the end of Tolsta's long sandy beach there are 5 caves only visitable during low tide, these Caves are locally known as "The Caves of Life.". Tolsat beach is A long straight stretch of white sand backed by dunes, this is one of Lewis's finest beaches


 

Tolsta Head - Ghioridail Beach
Tolsta Head - Rubha Tholastaidh in Gaelic - (or Ghioridail Beach) is a cliff-girt headland projecting from the east coast of Lewis. This Beach is south of the other Traigh Mhor and Garry. The High Cliffs shelter this beach which attracts many nesting sea birds each summer. At each end ithere are rock pools that are the home of crabs, mussels and whelks. The seaweeds here are amazing colours......

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