15 welcoming properties from 9 different providers, such as Booking.com or Casamundo, are listed in Durness. With HomeToGo you can immediately compare the offers for each rental from numerous partner websites to discover the best deal and save up to 61%.
Recommended holiday lettings in Durness
Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage in Durness from just £68 per night
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Durness
Amenity filters are available so you can customize your search for the ideal accommodation in Durness. HomeToGo's data reveals that internet and gardens turn out to be the most commonly offered amenities in Durness. Three features that aren't often provided are cots, fishing and balconies/patios.
The Weather in Durness
- Rainy days
Above are the weather conditions for Durness. July is the warmest month of the year in Durness, with temperatures reaching an average daily maximum of 18°. February is the coolest month, with the average minimum temperature falling to 0°. The rainiest month is December, while the driest month is April.
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Accommodation options for your holiday in Durness
More than a fifth of the offers (20%) in Durness are bed & breakfast rentals. They are the most common holiday properties on offer there. The average cost of bed & breakfast rentals is £94 a night, with an average area of 15 m². Furthermore, this type of accommodation is ideal for couples and small groups, as most of the bed & breakfast rentals are able to accommodate at least 2 people. House rentals are the second most available accommodation option in Durness. These properties cost £126 per night , on average, and have an average size of 108 m².
Enjoy a relaxing stay in a Durness holiday cottage
Perched on Scotland's northern coast, the village of Durness is about as remote as it gets on mainland Britain. Popular with walkers, who enjoy the hiking routes along the coast and into the hills, the area has plenty of attractions for those who prefer to take things easy when they are sightseeing! Typical accommodations include country cottages and simple apartments.
What are the best activities for families in Durness?
Take the kids to the beach
Visitors are spoiled for choice when it comes to beaches near Durness; the coastline in this area is unspoilt, beautiful, and you can always find a beach where you will be the only people visiting. Sango Bay is the closest beach to Durness, meaning it is usually the most busy, but it is also a great place for fossil hunting. Sandwood Bay, further south, is much more remote; you have to hike about 6km from the nearest road to get there, but you are rewarded with stunning scenery and waves that are perfect for surfing. Closer to Durness is the popular Smoo Cave, a large cave in the cliffs with an intriguing history involving smugglers, highwaymen, and even ghosts! Head south to the village of Scourie and you can take a boat trip out to the small island of Handa, which is now a nature reserve for the thousands of seabirds which make it their home.
Where are the unique attractions in Durness?
Start your visit at the Durness Visitor Centre, which has a small museum with displays about the local wildlife as well as a fascinating set of modern standing stones, to help explain something about the geology of the area. Local rangers are based here, should you need advice or information about your planned hiking routes. Durness is just a few kilometres from Cape Wrath, the most north westerly point on mainland Britain. Take the regular ferry and minibus service to Cape Wrath, keeping an eye out for wildlife such as red deer, golden eagles, seals, as well as the unique combination of alpine and arctic plants which grow in these conditions. Once there, enjoy the views along the coast, as well as out to sea, where you might even be able to see as far as the Orkney Islands or even the distant arctic continent.
What are the best events and festivals in Durness?
Like most towns in Highland Scotland, Durness holds its own Highland Gathering each year in July. Visitors are welcome to enter the competitions, which are open to all, or you can sit back and enjoy watching the Highland dancers and bagpipe players, as well as the more sporting events such as the traditional tossing the caber and the tug of war finale. Enjoy musical entertainment throughout the day, as well as sampling food and drink from local producers, before heading back to your Durness accommodation.
How much does it cost to rent a holiday home in Durness?
Prices for holiday accommodation in Durness start at £68 per night.
What is the most popular holiday home amenity in Durness?
When booking a holiday home in Durness, consider looking for accommodation with internet, gardens, or pets allowed, which are the three most popular amenities for this destination.
How many holiday homes are on offer in Durness?
With 15 holiday rentals available in Durness, you're sure to find the perfect accommodation for your visit.
What's the best time of year to travel to Durness?
Sun lovers should visit Durness in July and August to enjoy the warmest weather.
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