Balnakeil Beach, Durness

#2 of 6 in Outdoors in Durness
Beach · Nature / Park
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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  • A large sandy beach fringed by Sand Dunes.  When the tide is out the beach is wide and you can walk for some distance along the shore line.  There's a few rocky cliffs and plenty of bird life...  more »
  • Another beautiful beach on the North Coast. Lovely stroll along the beach and a paddle in the sea as well. Also met a lovely cow and her calf.  more »
  • Loved this little beach near Cape Wrath. Great views close parking. One of the favourite bits of my trip.
  • It was a tad breezy when we walked over to Balnakeil. It's a very popular place as there was plenty of people around. Definitely worth a visit

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