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The North Coast 500 is Scotland's biggest road trip measuring over 500 miles. The route begins in Inverness and flows along the stunning coastal edges of the North Highlands in one round trip. Bringing together the best of the Highlands from...more
We slightly extended this to take in Skye as well and stayed in 5 cottages along the way, taking 12 days. My favourite stretch was the North / North West corner around Durness.The scenery was even better than I had imagined. We were unbelievably lucky...More
If you have ever wanted a driving experience like nothing else..THIS IS THE ONE FOR YOU !!!!!
Every turn, every corner absolutely mindblowing scenery !...The wonderful people that you meet from all around the world, everyone agrees that this was just the best driving adventure...More
Just completed the NC500 over 6 days in July 2018.
Weather.. Mixed.. 14 to 22deg. Its Scotland so expect all seasons in same day.
The driving.. This is an epic road trip so you have to love driving. The roads are generally very good but...More
This is a classic drive around the rugged Northern part of Scotland showcasing the diverse countryside of breathtaking mountains, locks, coastlines and quaint towns & villages. It is a 500+ mile (800+ Km) circuit that shouldn't be rushed. We took 5 days starting and ending...More
The NC 500 is Scotlands equivalent of Americas pacific coast highway trip in California, however with more stunning hills & scenery, white sandy beaches & deep blue lagoon sea coves & bays in my opinion gives Scotland the edge. Dunrobin Castle & John a groats...More
A fantastic trip filled with wonderful surprises, fabulous views, challenging road and the best rewards. A true treasure, with so much to see and do it's a trip that you can repeat again and again and by customising your route will keep the experience fresh...More
I really cannot praise this trip enough heading from Inverness across to Applecross (overnight Camping) via the Bealach na bar road with all its twists and turns and incredible views at every turn arriving at Gairloch then Ullapool for an overnight stay.Travelling on to Lochinver,...More
Visited the northern coast and islands of Scotland in 2012 with a Finnish cruiser starting from Bergen in Norway. Our week included visits to Shetland island, Orkney island, Inverness, Invergordon, the "out"Hebrides; Lewis and Harris, Oban, the Scotland highlands, Glasgow. Magnificent views, mountains, lakes, villages...Sun,...More
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Midgies don't fly in wind over 5 mph, so on a bike you'll be fine. When off the bike, use a good insect repellent. Finally, it also comes down to luck - they don't like me so I get left alone, but my wife gets bitten to... More
Midgies don't fly in wind over 5 mph, so on a bike you'll be fine. When off the bike, use a good insect repellent. Finally, it also comes down to luck - they don't like me so I get left alone, but my wife gets bitten to death. Avoid stagnant or standing water, especially on damp, still evenings.