The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.
Smoo Cave is a small hotel with restaurant and bar open to residents and non residents. You will find a juke box in the bar, darts, pool and regular live music here.
Soft white sand and turquoise waters await at this stunningly beautiful beach. Also known as Sango Bay, the beach is spotlessly clean and great for swimmers and families. This beach is dog friendly throughout the year.
John Lennon of The Beatles fame had many a happy childhood holiday in Durness as his Aunt lived here. The Memorial Garden is small and peaceful with a Himalayan Exhibition and shop in the same location.
The most north westerly village in the British mainland, Durness is surrounded by beautiful scenery, fabulous remote beaches and a great array of wildlife. Outdoor pursuit lovers will feel at home here and this is the perfect base for hill walkers, mountaineers and wild water swimmers.
Durness Golf Club is Britain's most north westerly course on the mainland and has stunning, panoramic views. Take a look at their website for further information and booking a tee off time.
The Durness Shop is the local village store which sells pretty much everything and anything you will need including freshly baked bread, vegetables and even a coffee machine for your morning brew. Check their Facebook page for opening times.
Cheese N Toasted is a small catering hut with outside seating. Call in for freshly brewed coffee and of course their renowned Cheese N Toast!
Here you'll find a spectacular beach with miles of white sand, pretty sand dunes and clear turquoise waters. A fabulous place for a walk and it's dog friendly too.
Smoo Cave is a natural sea cave found along a steep and in some places rough footpath. The entrance is a huge 50ft high and a wooden pathway leads into the cave over a bridge. Inside there's a cascade waterfall which is quite spectacular. If you wish to book a tour take a look at the link to the Smoo Cave Tours.
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