Balnakeil Tourism

Balnakeil is a hamlet in the parish of Durness, in the north of the county of Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, and is in the Scottish council area of Highland. It is located on the north coast of Scotland around 0.75 miles (1.21 km) north-west of Durness. The ruins of Balnakeil Church are a scheduled monument. The Kyle of Durness lies directly west of Balnakeil which gives its name to the 2-mile-wide (3.2 km) Balnakeil Bay which the Kyle opens into. The peninsula of Faraid Head is directly to the north of Balnakeil. This was the site of a 1950s radar station and remains the range control for Ministry of Defence bombing operations in the Cape Wrath Training Area located to the west. Three small lochs lie directly south of Balnakeil, Loch Croispol, Loch Borralie and Loch Caladail. The area to the south-west is the site of Durness Golf Course.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Balnakeil in United Kingdom is an ideal destination for a vacation! This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Isle Of Skye, United Kingdom. Take a short trip from Balnakeil and set some time aside to explore the Isle Of Skye. Dotted with places like Fairy Pools, The Storr, Kilt Rock; it will definitely be a good idea. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Balnakeil.

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