Tongue attractions

Tongue attractions


Tongue Scotland HighlandsOn the east side of the Kyle of Tongue is the village of Tongue, dominated by the ruined Caisteal Bharraigh and by Ben Loyal to its south. Tongue is an attractive village with some imposing stone buildings.


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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.About 20 miles west of Tongue.

Durness Visitor Centre

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 interior is floodlit and the depths can be explored by boat. Recent excavations show that the cave was in use 6000 years ago by the earliest settlers in the north. About 14 miles west of Tongue.

Smoo Cave

Attractions Castle Varrich, Tongue. The remains of Caisteal Bharraigh are spectacularly located on the summit of a bluff dominating the Kyle of Tongue. Reputed to have been the stronghold of a Norse warrior of the 11th Century. About 1 mile west of Tongue.

Castle Varrich

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