Aiden House

Durine Durness Sutherland IV27 4PW

En suite Bed & Breakfast Tel +44 0 7719694838

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Durness is located on the north coast of Scotland, 100 miles west of John o' Groats and 16 kilometres east of Cape Wrath and is the most north-westerly inhabited locality on mainland Britain. The village of Durness serves a large area of scattered townships and farms and is a major tourist destination in the far North of Scotland with an abundance of scenery, wildlife and cultural attractions.



This corner of the Scottish Highlands is accessed by the winding and picturesque A838 single track road. To arrive at Durness the traveller must pass through some of the most spectacular scenery in the world and the locality offers a superb range of pursuits.



  • Superb hill and mountain walking

  • Salmon, trout and sea fishing.

  • An abundance of hill lochs

  • Magnificent, unpolluted beaches

  • Glorious Balnakeil Bay

  • Archaeology Trail


  • A unique Balnakeil Craft Village

  • Nine-hole golf links

  • Cape Wrath lighthouse

  • Smoo Cave

  • Traditional highland fishing port of Kinlochbervie nearby

  • Haunted Sandwood Bay

  • Welcoming pubs and restaurants

  • Surfing

  • Bird watching

  • Wild Flowers

  • Highland Gathering in July

  • Cape Wrath Challenge in May

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