Durness Beach, Durness

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
5/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
Relax on Durness Beach, a wide expanse of soft, powdery sand tucked between craggy promontories and dotted with rugged boulders. Brave a dip in the cold waters of the north sea, grab a board and hit the waves, or stroll along the wild coastline. You'll find a restaurant and bar just behind the beach, and an adjacent campsite makes an ideal base for walkers and surfers. A short walk will take you into town. Using our world travel planner, Durness attractions like Durness Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Easy one hour walk around the head. There are cows on the beach who don't mind you being there. Great views and clean water. 
  • We were driving the NC500 and this was our first stop of the day after a fantastic drive across the top of Scotland. The beach had a beautiful Mediterranean feel to it with the rocks adding to the atm...  read more »
  • We had fab weather in Oct so took our time to walk along the beach and back. Just be mindful of the tide as we saw a car stranded on the beach 
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