Links to sites with
www.durness.org Site of the Durness community
www.mackaycountry.com The most North westerly corner of the
www.highland.gov.uk/leisureandtourism/what-to-see/visitorcentres/durnessvisitorcentre.htm Durness Visitors Centre
www.nlb.org.uk/ourlights/history/capewrath.htm Northern Lighthouse Board - Cape Wrath
www.bbc.co.uk/coast/programmes/08-cape-wrath-orkney.shtml BBC 'Coast' programme "Life on the
Edge" - Cape Wrath to Orkney
www.scottishradiance.com/light/light.htm Lighthouse Beacons from Scotland
www.shipais.com/currentmap.php?refresh=2&count=1&map=NorthScotland Ship AIS - an interactive map of shipping
around Northern Scotland
www.smoocave.org Smoo Cave - a trip to see this has to be
included in any stay in Durness.
www.visitmackays.com Rooms and Restaurant - "Modern Scottish Chic in the Far
www.durnesshostel.com The Lazy Crofter Bunkhouse
www.smoocavehotel.co.uk Smoo Cave Hotel
www.sangosands.com Sango Sands Oasis Campsite offers amazing sea views on the
North West tip of Scotland in the village of Durness
www.overscaighotel.co.uk Overscaig Hotel - a hotel on
the A838, as you're heading north to Durness.
www.mountainbothies.org.uk Mountain Bothies Association
www.roomsinscotland.com This website has a wide selection of Scottish accommodation
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/durness/durness/ Durness Undiscovered Scotland
www.highland.gov.uk/leisureandtourism/what-to-see/rangers/sutherland-events.htm The Highland Council Ranger Organised Countryside Events in
www.scotlandindex.net/durness.htm What to "See and Do" in the Durness Area
www.welcometoscotland.com What to
"See and Do" in the Scottish Highlands
www.ridgway-adventure.co.uk Sea kayaking days for adults and families with children 8
years old and up. This really is the perfect place to sample sea kayaking
for the first time or develop your skills. Each sea kayaking day is
tailored to your experience and weather conditions. There is no need to
capsize; we aim to keep you warm and dry all day! Pre booking necessary.
www.walkhighlands.co.uk/sutherland/durness.shtml Walkhighlands is an award-winning
website, the busiest outdoors site in Scotland.
The site features 830 free walking routes with OS
mapping, GPS downloads, detailed descriptions, photographs and community
The site was a winner at the Scottish Thistle
Awards and a finalist in the Highlands and Islands tourism awards.
Trail This website describes a walk just short of
200 miles, starting from Fort William and ending at the Cape Wrath
www.capewrathchallenge.co.uk/ The marathon with a route which will take you to the most North
Westerly tip of mainland Britain through an area of outstanding natural
beauty. Ferry crossings and some 2,500 feet of climbing make this one of
the most unique courses in the UK.
www.cndoscotland.com C-N-Do Scotland Walking Holidays
www.rsf.org.uk/local-groups/scotland.html Rough Stuff Fellowship
http://active.visitscotland.com/findroute/highlands/Kyle-of-Durness-to-Cape-Wrath/ Cycle route description, from the ferry port
to Cape Wrath Lighthouse
www.carnethy.com/ci_newsletter/art_Capewrath.htm Inchnadamph to Cape Wrath A
June walk through remote Scotland
www.vegwales.connectfree.co.uk/bat/routes/scot2001 Cape Wrath Odyssey Three weeks in the
Scottish Highlands, summer 2001
www.walkscotland.com/durness.htm Round the Cape By Colin Hogarth
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