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“a 10 out of 10 beach”
Review of Balnakeil Beach

Balnakeil Beach
Ranked #3 of 16 things to do in Durness
Certificate of Excellence
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52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“a 10 out of 10 beach”
Reviewed September 9, 2013

Clean beautiful sands. Lovely light. Easy to park and easy access to beach. Views beauriful A very romantic beach. The last beach i saw tat was as good was in South Africa

Visited September 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Best beach in Scotland”
Reviewed September 8, 2013

Beautiful beach with white sand and turquoise sea. Lovely place to have a walk. Stunning scenery surrounding the bay. A must if you are in the area.

Visited September 2013
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“just like a Caribbean beach”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

fabulous white sand, crystal clear water and no ice-cream sellers. It's completely undeveloped (thank heavens) and a stunning find at the extreme north of Scotland

Visited August 2013
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northumberland
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128 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“FABULOUS WHITE BEACH”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

Although there are many beautiful beaches in this area, we particularly liked this one.

One can walk for miles.

There are great sandunes which children of all ages will love.

Visited August 2013
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Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Soooo gorgeous”
Reviewed August 14, 2013

What a beautiful beach! The sand is white and the sea is turquoise. Lovely place to have a leisurely walk.

Visited August 2013
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