North Coast 500
The breathtaking North Coast 500 (NC500) is a spectacular scenic route nestled in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. Renowned as one of the most iconic road trips on the planet, the NC500 beckons adventurers with its awe-inspiring landscapes, charming villages, and rich cultural tapestry.
As you navigate the 500-mile route, immerse yourself in the diverse landscapes, from rugged coastlines to picturesque villages. Explore historic landmarks and indulge in the cultural tapestry that defines this iconic road trip.
Spanning 500 miles of rugged coastline, winding roads, and historic landmarks, this journey promises an unforgettable experience for those seeking a perfect blend of nature, history, and adventure. Get ready to explore the untamed beauty of the Scottish North Coast, where every twist and turn reveals a new chapter in this enchanting tale of discovery.
Frequented time and time again, the NC500 is now one of the most visited destinations by our customers.
Our ‘Must-see’ places on your Scottish North Coast 500 Road Trip include;
- 1 Chanonry Point
Situated on the Black Isle, this enchanting spot is renowned for its captivating dolphin watching opportunities and stunning panoramic views. Moreover, as one of Scotland’s best-kept secrets, Chanonry Point beckons both wildlife enthusiasts and seekers of serenity alike.
- 2 Fairy Glen Falls
An easy woodland walk located in Rosmarkie, brings you to the stunning and magical waterfall
- 3 Dunrobin Castle
Located near the town of Golspie in Sutherland. Dunrobin Castle stands as one of the oldest continuously inhabited houses in Scotland and currently serves as the family seat of the Clan Sutherland.
- 4 John O’Groats
John o’ Groats is a small coastal village located at the northeastern tip of the Scottish mainland. It is probably most famous for being one end of the longest distance between two inhabited British points, the other one being Land’s End down in Cornwall
- 5 Smoo Caves
As your drive through Durness you must stop and check out this suprisingly impressive Sea Cave. A natural sea cave with 50 foot high entrance.
- 6 Sango Sands
The Sango Sands beaches are just stunning. The picturesque views of the Atlantic Ocean are unbelievable, so much so, you may question if you are still in Scotland. The golden sand and rocky formations give the beac its character.