Balnakeil Beach, Durness

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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 visit website .
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  • Another pristine unspoilt Scottish Beach. There is a car park right by the sands and accessible for visitors with disabilities or pushchairs. Don't forget to visit the Cocoa Mountain cafĂ© in the Craft...  more »
  • We. Suited recently during the snowfall in the central Highlands. We have visited this in the past with our old dog Archie and just had to introduce our new one here. Lovely firm flat sands leading to...  more »
  • We did a walk from Durness along the beach right to the MoD station at the end and then along the Kyle of Durness. About 10 miles from the door of where we were staying in Durness - was fab and one of...  more »

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