Balnakeil Beach, Durness

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#2 of 6 in Outdoors in Durness
Enjoy wide sandy beaches and clear blue ocean at Balnakeil Beach. You'll have the opportunity to look out on views of the surrounding mountains and Cape Wrath, or walk the large dunes behind the shoreline. The beach is situated close to a Royal Air Force base, so keep your eyes open for fighter jets doing training runs. Add Balnakeil Beach to your Durness travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Durness vacation generator.
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  • August 17, 2017
    This beach is breathtakingly beautiful. Located right next to it is the ruins of Durness Old Church. It is worth spending some time in the graveyard there. You’ll find the gravestone for Gaelic poet R...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    This was my favourite beach out of the Outer Hebrides and North Scotland. Definitely worth the drive and walking onto the second beach. A must when the tide is out.  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Lots of white sand beaches up here, this one has to be the best in my opinion. When the sun shines the sea is pure Caribbean. Has to be seen to be believed.  more »

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