Scotland's rugged north coast attracts few visitors, but those who do venture this far find that there's plenty to write home about.

  • Local Sights & Activities for Durness

    Smoo Cave is a sea cave where evidence of human occupation from around 5000 years ago has been discovered. There's a path down to the cave from the car park at the top of the cliffs.

    Local Visitor Attractions

    Balnakeil Beach

    Beautiful though sometimes windswept northerly facing beach. Just beautiful though!

    Ceannabeinne Beach Durness

    Another beautiful Northern beach to the east of Durness but with a sad story associated with it. Short walk from A838. Easily accessible.

  • Durness Events

    Durness Highland Gathering

    The Durness Highland Gathering is one of the most spectacular annual events held in this North West corner of Scotland. Some of the attractions include Piping, Highland Dancing, Field/Track and Heavy Events, Children's Races.

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