Durness is a village in on the north coast of the . Most of the terrain of this region is impermeable gneiss, carpeted by boggy heathland.
Photo: John Clive Nicholson, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

is a large combined sea cave and freshwater cave in Durness in , , . Photo: Spike, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a hamlet in the parish of Durness, , , and is in the council area of Highland. Photo: Superbass, CC BY-SA 3.0.

was a crofting community located on the peninsula near the village of Durness in the Scottish county of . is situated 2½ miles west of Durness. Photo: RH Dengate, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a ruined village within the parish of Durness, in the county of , in the far north of the Highlands of . is situated 2½ miles southeast of Durness. Photo: RH Dengate, CC BY-SA 2.0.


58.5685° or 58° 34' 6.6" north
-4.747° or 4° 44' 49.3" west
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United Nations Location Code
141 feet (43 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 5118068058
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Durness
  • Bulgarian: Дурнес
  • Catalan: Durness
  • Cebuano: Durness
  • Chinese: 德內斯
  • Chinese: 德内斯
  • Chinese: 杜內斯
  • Chinese: 杜内斯
  • Dutch: Durness
  • English: Durine
  • French: Durness
  • Gaelic (Scots): Diùranais
  • German: Durness
  • Hebrew: ריספונד
  • Irish: Diúranais
  • Italian: Durness
  • Japanese: ダーネス
  • Lithuanian: Dernesas
  • Spanish: Durness
  • Swedish: Durness

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