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Balnakeil Beach, Sutherland (Credit: VisitScotland/Richard Elliot)
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Favourite Places: Balnakeil Beach

By Helen Avenell

Helen Avenell
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This audio forms part of a series of audio interviews conducted in 2022 by Smartify as part of the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands project. Listen and discover the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands through the eyes of the people who live, work and visit here.

In this audio series, learn about the places across the region that hold special meaning to the people of the Highlands and Islands. Here, listen to Helen Avenell as she shares what she loves about the stunning Balnakeil Beach in North West Sutherland.'re looking out across the sea and really the next point of land is Canada. So, it's big wide horizons and big skies - it's beautiful.