Balnakeil Bay, Durness, on the North Coast 500 route, Sutherland, Cape Wrath peninsula on left, Faraid Head to the right, Scottish Highlands, UK

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Balnakeil Bay, Durness, on the North Coast 500 route, Sutherland, Cape Wrath peninsula on left, Faraid Head to the Stock Photo
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Balnakeil Bay, Durness, on the North Coast 500 route, Sutherland, Cape Wrath peninsula on left, Faraid Head to the right, Scottish Highlands, UK
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On the highest point on the headland of Faraid Head, beyond Balnakeil Bay, Durness, Sutherland, is a Ministry of Defence base. Military exercises take place over the sea in this area, and on the adjoining mainland peninsula of Cape Wrath. To the northwest of, and visible from Balnakeil Bay, is a small island called An Garbh-eilean, which is used as a target in live firing exercises.
Location: Balnakeil Bay, by Faraid Head near Durness, north coast Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, UK