Durness attractions

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highlands of ScotlandDurness lies on the north coast in the wild, remote and beautiful expanse of Cape Wrath. It is the most north westerly inhabited locality of mainland Britain. Magnificent mountains, stunning seascapes and beautiful beaches make up the landscape. The north west coastline around Durness has precipitous cliffs and sandy beaches. Tourism, fish farming, sheep farming and crofting are the mainstays of the economy.

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AttractionsDurness Visitor Centre, Durness, Sutherland IV27 4PX. Tel: 01971 511756. Durness Visitor Centre overlooks golden Sango Bay and is within sight of the most north-westerly tip of mainland Scotland, Cape Wrath. Inside, the centre has several comprehensive exhibits, covering crofting, natural history and local customs and culture. Location: On the outskirts of Durness.

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Attractions Smoo Cave, Durness. Set into limestone cliffs, Smoo Cave is 200 feet long, 130 feet wide, and 50 feet high at the entrance.This easily accessible cave has the largest entrance of any sea cave in the British Isles. Its vast interior is floodlit and the innermost depths can be explored by boat. Long used by local inhabitants, recent excavations show that the cave was in use 6000 years ago by the earliest settlers in the north. www.smoocave.org. Location: On the outskirts of Durness.

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