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Durness Beach, Durness
Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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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