ActivitiesNo matter what your interest may be Durness has something for everyone, whether you enjoy walking, fishing, golfing, photography or simply relaxing.
Low Level Walks
There are few places which offer walking amongst such dramatic scenery as can be found in the far north-west highlands. The local coastline features everything from hidden sandy beaches to the highest cliffs on Britain’s Mainland. For details of walks in and around Durness, visit the WalkHighlands website.
A trip to Smoo Cave is a definite must see when visiting Durness. What awaits will definitely not disappoint. It is the largest accessible limestone cave in Britain with the most beautiful naturally lit waterfall.
Sutherland’s award winning beaches are routinely listed in guides as amongst the most visually stunning and unspoiled of their kind.
If sport is much more your thing then why not try a round of golf on one of the most remote and beautiful courses in Great Britain. Durness Golf Course is an often listed ‘must be played’ challenge any golf lover. In the height of summer, it is possible to complete a round of midnight golf, with porpoises in Balnakiel Bay for company.
The Northwest of Scotland is a spectacular location to base yourself to enjoy water sports; surfing and diving in particular are well provided, and the entire northern coastline hosts providers that will gladly guide enthusiasts of all levels of experience.
It is hard not to feel more creative when you are surrounded by such beautiful landscapes. Fiona and Robbie will happily provide a guide to the best locations for capturing Sutherland in photography or on canvas.