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Scotland's far northwest is home to the little settlement of Durness, which is renowned for its breathtaking scenery and rocky shoreline. In and around Durness, you can engage in a variety of walks and outdoor pursuits. Here are a few well-liked choices:

  • Durness Latitude: 58.568414 Longitude: -4.747103 
  • Durness Postcode IV27 
  • Durness WOEID 18770
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Smoo Cave: Although it's not a typical walk, you must go to Smoo Cave while you're in Durness. You may explore this unusual sea cave, which offers an engaging geological experience.

Balnakeil Beach: This lovely sandy beach is close to Durness and provides breathtaking views of the surrounding coastline. For more daring views, trek along the cliffs or enjoy a leisurely stroll along the beach.

The Cape Wrath Trail is a strenuous long-distance hiking trail that travels from Fort William to the isolated Cape Wrath, close to Durness. It involves 230 miles (370 km) across rough terrain and calls for experience and good planning.

Faraid Head, a point east of Durness, with stunning views of the area's sea cliffs and shoreline. Hike around the cliffs to take in the expansive views.

Sandwood Bay is regarded as one of Scotland's most beautiful beaches, despite being a little further from Durness (approximately a 4-mile walk from the closest road). The walk leads to a breathtaking, uninhabited beach with soaring sea stacks after passing through grassland.

A walk around Loch Eriboll, one of Scotland's deepest and most stunning sea lochs, provides spectacular scenery and a sense of peace. You can stroll along the shoreline or go hiking in the nearby hills for a more difficult hike.

As the weather in this region of Scotland can be unpredictable, keep in mind to check the forecast and pack the right equipment and clothing. Before beginning more difficult routes, it's crucial to prepare appropriately and take your experience level into consideration because some of these walks may demand navigational skills.

Please note: Please check prior to your activity that starting point has public parking areas or can be accessed using public transport.

DISCLAIMER: The information given on the stay4you has been provided in good faith, it is intended only as a general guide. We advise you to verify the accuracy of information before relying on it. It is the responsibility of individuals to approach outdoor activities such as walking with caution. Walking can be strenuous and individuals should ensure that they are fit enough before embarking upon it. If in doubt consult a doctor.

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