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Address: Inverness, Scotland
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+44 1955 609806
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The North Coast 500 is Scotland's biggest road trip measuring over 500...

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 glistening beaches, haunting castles, monumental munros and hundreds more scenic stop-offs, you will be spoilt for choice on this road trip!

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4 days of freedom

Have not done it yet on bikes but I was born & dragged up in Rosehall in the centre of Sutherland and know the area well. I was there last March for a week and never get tired of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Ian F

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Fortrose, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

North Coast 500 opens up a vast expanse of the Highlands and allows the traveller to visit areas that they probably never ever thought of. Plenty scope too for a bit of deviation to other areas not specifically on the route

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Thank Ramsay M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have not done it yet on bikes but I was born & dragged up in Rosehall in the centre of Sutherland and know the area well. I was there last March for a week and never get tired of the hills and coast line. I now live south of London now and my mate Derek lives in Norway. We will... More 

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Thank Ian F
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Afternoon all :) I am looking for some advice regarding North Coast 500, me and my partner are looking to do this as a mini-moon directly after our wedding. I have been comparing hotels and campervans and unsure as to what to choose, is the anyone who has done it in a camper and if so how did you get... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The N C 500 is a fantastic trip to take at all times of year. All the hotels that I have experienced are warm and welcoming, especially the Ben Loyal in Tongue. Torrisdale Bay is amazing, but then all the beaches on the North Coast are. I would recommend anyone of any age to take this trip.

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3 Thank Kitty W
Whitegate, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

WE did our our version but ended up doing over 1000 miles. Started off from Cheshire, first night Pitlochery, watched the highland games and went to the salmon ladder. On to Dornoch, via the Cairngorms, we saw the Royal Family come out of church on route.Carried on along to John O'Groats and accross. 3rd night Durness, we didnt see the... More 

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I would recommend this coastline as a trip out of this world, so much to see and do, in a quiet peaceful location. Wildlife round every bend in the road with stunning views, memories that will stay with you forever.

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2 Thank Vicky L
Georgia Coast, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We recommend taking at least 7 days to fully enjoy this drive. Slow down and enjoy the views and the many attractions along the way. Enjoy the local food, meet the friendly people, and enjoy the solitude.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

FAB secenery! Tough ,Challenging roads! MIND THE WILD LIFE,remember the locals especially on the SINGLE TRACK ROADS WITH PASSING PLACES.,mind the bad verges

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Thank Wm B
London, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great drive around the highlands and the coast. We didn't do it all, but definitely preferred the West and North to the East side. The roads are really good and there are plenty of places to stop and admire views.

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2 Thank hezel13
Clydebank, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing The best road tip ever fabulous food the best scenery and landmarks it took us 5 days but we are doing it again as there's just so much to see and do and we missed out on some really good places due to trying to make certain places on certain days the plan this time is no plan... More 

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