A warm and friendly village with a fascinating Gaelic culture, here you can enjoy true, remote Highland wilderness. It is one of the only remaining places that you can only access via a single road track in mainland Scotland, Durness offers the perfect haven for both a rural and coastal Highland retreat. Seals, porpoises and minke whales find haven from the northern shores that surround the pretty village and are a common sight for visitors.
Durness is well known for its fishing opportunities and enthusiasts will delight in exploring the local limestone lochs, excellent for brown trout fishing. The spectacular Smoo Cave is perhaps the area’s best attraction, set into limestone cliffs, extending 200 feet long and 50 feet high at the entrance.
Clean white beaches, beautifully isolated bays, rocky coastlines and clifftop walks giving way to beautiful views can be found surrounding Durness. Climb up to Ben Stack one day and admire panoramic scenery for miles around to the Sutherland coastline and beyond.