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Balnakeil Kirk, Sutherland

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Balnakeil Kirk, Sutherland
Sutherland - Balnakeil, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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Balnakeil is a hamlet in the very northwest corner of Scotland, just west of Durness and not far from the famed lighthouse at Cape Wrath. The village is perhaps best known as the location of the Balnakeil Craft Village, gathering together craftspeople from across the Highlands into an intentional community. Along the road from the craft village is the roofless ruin of Balnakeil church, site of an 8th century Celtic monastery, looking across sand dunes to the unspoilt waters of Balnakeil Bay.

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