Before we went to the United Kingdom we were quite insecure about our journey to the UK and back by ferry and taking our traveling Beagle, Vlou, with us. We went from Dunkirk in France to Dover, England, and from Harwich, England, to Hook of Holland in the Netherlands. But it doesn’t matter really where you come from in Europe and where you access the United Kingdom. These tips count for all of the travels between mainland of Europe and Great Britain.
Not on the tourist route but our personal favourite sandy shore is Inverasdale beach in the Scottish Highlands in the Region of Wester Ross in North-West Scotland. There is a campground with spectacular views and two beaches separated by a little peninsula in between. Dogs are allowed which makes it a perfect spot for dog walks. You won’t meet many people but most probably you’ll see an odd rabbit or two and maybe some seabirds.
Scotland, United Kingdom
Our second last house sit surprised us with probably the most beautiful place we’d been of all our house sits in the United Kingdom of the last half year.
Surfing Beaches, punctuated by craggy headlands, sweep northwards from Perranporth to way beyond Newquay. We were totally gobsmacked to find such beautiful sandy beaches in England and even Vlou, the travelling Beagle, was incredibly happy to run around on the beach with other dogs as much as he liked.
A short drive from Aultbea in the North West of the Scottish Highlands where we house sat for three weeks we found Laide Wood. The area covers 85 hectares of hill moorland with high ground running all the way to the sea at the remote village of Laide.
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