5 Hacklete - Great Bernera

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Great Bernera.

On Great Bernera there are a number of places worth visiting:




Norse Mill. The restored Norse mill from the Viking era is accessed via footpaths from Breacleat and is signed.

Bosta Beach. A stunning beach in a small cove. Quiet and secluded its a perfect place to spend a day on the sand or in the water. With clear blue waters and soft clean sand, it could almost be the Caribbean.

Iron Age House. Located at the back of Bosta beach is a recreated Iron Age house replicated from the remains of the original that was uncovered by a storm on Bosta beach in 1993. The original structures in the area are believed to be from the 7th to 8th century.


Breacleat Community  Centre and Museum. Houses a cafe and the island’s museum. A friendly place for a coffee or lunch and hosts local community entertainment. Internet access is also available.

Breacleat General Store and Post Office. Located on the road into Breacleat. It stocks a range of basic goods including fresh milk and bread. It has some fresh meat and fish but can take orders for special requests. It also has the islands fuel station providing petrol and diesel as well as bottled gas.

Bosta Beach

Bosta Beach