A deluxe holiday house in Durness, a beautiful area of Scotland, all rooms have spectacular sea or mountain views, this eighteenth century mansion is now the ultimate holiday house by a beach for up to 17 adults

Situated in a stunning environment in the North west Highlands of Scotland with a courtyard setting with southerly aspect.

On entering there is a hallway that leads to the superbly equipped kitchen with an Aga at one end and a wood burning stove at the other, separated by a 4.5m long oak table makes the perfect spot to gather and socialise whilst preparing and enjoying meals.  A games room with a table football, boardgames, books, DVD’s, stove, a comfy sofa and a flat screen 3D smart TV will keep the young at heart entertained, whilst those requiring quieter moments can rest in the sumptuous drawing room upstairs with a view over the beach, before all joining up for dinner in the dining room.

The nine bedrooms are welcoming and exceptionally comfortable, with crisp white linen over memory foam mattresses.


Things to do in Balnakeil

The north West of Scotland, is the furthest point of Scotland and rewards those that make the journey.  With impressive beaches, hills and vast open spaces, it is exactly the image of Scotland that is imagined in advance.

Beaches and coastal path awaits, have a swim off the white sands, roam the Faraid Head, marvel at the sunsets, Balnakeil is heaven for bird watchers and nature lovers alike.

Climb a Munroe-mountains like Ben Hope, Ben Loyal and Foinaven stand proud over the landscape and are a haven for walkers.

For golfers, the Durness nine- hole course is the most westerly on the mainland.

Conveniently located for Cape Wrath, Handa Island, Sandwood Bay and the famous Smoo Cave.

It’s an attractive walk to Durness (1 mile) to find the shop, pub and petrol station, stop by the Craft village on the way and peruse the local arts and crafts on offer, or buy some scrumptious chocolate at the well known Chocolate Factory.

At Balnakeil you can do as much or as little as you like, when you stay here, you are well rewarded and you will not want to leave.


"We would gladly come again.
This part of Scotland is breathtaking
and really worth a visit."

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