Rispond Beach, Durness

#5 of 6 in Outdoors in Durness
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Stretch out and relax on the sand at Rispond Beach. The beach's location right off the road makes it very accessible, yet it remains laid-back and quiet. Take a stroll along the fine, white sand, or head to the cliffs to take pictures or simply soak in the scenery. If you're traveling with dogs, you can bring them along and let them explore, too. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Rispond Beach by using our Durness trip planner.
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  • A beautiful and totally unspoiled beach with the finest sand and backed by dunes. Very cold water however! An easy stop on the NC500 route.  more »
  • Great beach, but now heavily contaminated by unburied human faeces, which transmits many diseases including COVID-19. Do not drink/use the water from the burn. Public toilets available at Smoo...  more »
  • Beautiful clean white beach. Place is however packed with camper vans even mid-week in October. But to no surprise and in truth there‚Äôs enough beach for everyone. Worth the tourist hype
  • It's a stunning beach. A little bit of a steep walk down but nothing to difficult unless your less able. The geology is fantastic and worth a close up look

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