Durness Beach, Durness

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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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  • I love travelling to this North-West corner of Scotland. It's so remote, you often have the beaches to yourself. There's now a 24 hour unmanned filling station which is a great help for those on Bikes...  more »
  • Deserted and very nice! An impressive old cemetery is located above the beach! You can only recommend walks on the beach!
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  • A madness walk. Lots of sand, a few fields between de dunes, because sheer sheep met then us. tümmeln is in the steeper dunes covered with grass bushes louder rabbits – can you out scare which also ;-)
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