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Enjoy wide sandy beaches and clear blue ocean at Balnakeil Beach. You'll have the opportunity to look out on views of the surrounding mountains and Cape Wrath, or walk the large dunes behind the shoreline. The beach is situated close to a Royal Air Force base, so keep your eyes open for fighter jets doing training runs. Add Balnakeil Beach to your Durness travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Durness visit website.
Balnakeil Beach reviews
Slightly off route from the NC500 yet Balnakeil has so much to offer beyond this stunning beach in a bay type setting. The nearby historical yet sadly ruined church is worth a few minutes of your... more »
Spent the afternoon here. What a stunning beach. Water was a bit chilly being the end of September but i imagine in the summer months it be lovely and warm. Spotlessly clean & rubbish free Will defo..... more »
Loved this little beach near Cape Wrath. Great views close parking. One of the favourite bits of my trip.
It was a tad breezy when we walked over to Balnakeil. It's a very popular place as there was plenty of people around. Definitely worth a visit
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