True Highlands Blog
The North Coast 500 route hits the top-left corner of the mainland at Durness. Just outside the village is the beautiful Balnakeil Beach, where cows often wander along the sand. Check out the nearby Balnakeil craft village, created in the 1970s from a disused military camp and now a creative community of artists. Don’t miss the hot chocolate and sweet treats at Cocoa Mountain.
With school holidays comes the inevitable days out to keep the little terrors darlings happy! We have pulled together a few ideas for either free or cheap days out in the Highlands and Islands and hope you feel inspired to go out and explore all the fabulous things on offer.