Posted by: wildswimmers | June 22, 2016

Awesome swimming on Oronsay

My sister and I were SO LUCKY recently to spend an idyllic day walking and swimming on Oronsay.  With its turquoise waters, white sand and panoramic views to Mull, Scarba, Jura and Islay, it is an island paradise.  There’s nowhere more beautiful in the world.

Oronsay beach

View from Colonsay to Jura

Turquoise waters


We’ve been coming to this beach for many years, and until recently in Silver Strand, and it’s very special to come here again; a magical place with precious memories of happy childhood times.

Our beach

Looking north

Over to Jura

Sun patterns

Watching the tide come in


An eccentric person




  1. Just off to work and have looked at your post before I leap in the car Iona……..lovely to have your glorious pics of Oransay in my mind for the day. You are, indeed, in paradise! xxxx


    • Thank you! Hope it brings back memories of your own recent visit to Colonsay with DugLot xxx


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