The village of Durness is a little hidden gem in the North West of the highlands. Sitting half way along the NC500 route, it's the perfect place to spend a few days exploring the crystal clear waters and perfect white sandy beaches associated with the North Coast.

Why not spend a day or two in the area and climb Ben Hope, Ben Loyal or any one of the many incredible hills and mountains in the area.

Smoo Cave is a delight and always worth a visit as Britain's largest limestone cave. The spectacular waterfall running through the cavern is free to view and the extensive inner chamber is accessible by boat.

The Wild Orchid Guesthouse,

Durness, IV27 4PN

01971 511280

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