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North Coast 500 Fly-drive

Enjoy classic Highland scenery on the edge of Loch Shieldaig

Best Time To Go

Jan - Dec. Early/late in the season helps you avoid the busiest times.

Why not...

…extend your holiday and hop across to Orkney for a few nights?

Prices From

£1165

No of Nights

7
Fly-Drive
Fly-Drive

Enjoy classic Highland scenery on the edge of Loch Shieldaig

North Coast 500 Fly-drive

Best Time To Go

Jan - Dec. Early/late in the season helps you avoid the busiest times.

Why not...

…extend your holiday and hop across to Orkney for a few nights?

Prices From

£1165

No of Nights

7

Swiftly to Inverness by air, then take to the North Coast 500: the UK’s most exhilarating defined driving route, amidst the finest Scottish scenery.

The ideal way to experience Scotland’s acclaimed North Coast 500, removing the need to traverse the UK’s length to reach its starting point. Fly in to Inverness, collect a rental car and before you know it you’ll be driving on some of the finest roads in Europe, with stops at welcoming accommodation along the way.

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Day One & Two – Arrive at Inverness and Get on the Road to Wester Ross

Day Three – A Spectacular Day Heading North to Sutherland

Day Four & Five – Around the North West Corner and Along the North Coast

Day Six & Seven – Wind Your Way Southwards to Dornoch or Cromarty

Day Eight – Completing the North Coast 500 and Taking Your Homeward Flight

Location

Starting with flights from London to Inverness, then follow the North Coast 500 driving route in a clockwise direction, spending two nights in the picturesque village of Shieldaig, followed by one in Sutherland, two in the northern town of Thurso, and finishing off with two nights in Dornoch.

This can readily be tailormade to suit, and availability may entail some slight amendments to the specific overnight locations, still staying in our hand-picked selection of small hotels and guesthouses.


Pricing

£1165 per person in November 2023 to March 2024, £1195 per person in April & October, £1295 per person in May to September.

The above pricing does not include stays over Christmas or New Year from 23 December to 8 January . If you are interested in taking a holiday across these dates, please get in touch for a bespoke quote.

Prices are based on two adults sharing double or twin en-suite room for seven nights on a bed and breakfast basis in our hand-picked selection of small hotels and guest houses, and include return flights to Inverness from London and eight days’ rental of a compact manual car. Automatic cars are also available for a small daily supplement.

The holiday can also be arranged with flights from Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Dublin & Belfast.

Before your departure, you will receive personalised holiday information including full directions and recommended routes from your specified starting point, and suggestions on places to visit depending on your interests and our local knowledge to help you get the most from your holiday.

All itineraries and room types are presented subject to availability at specific hotels.

We work hard to make sure the unexpected doesn’t affect your trip. On rare occasions, changes or cancellations may occur, affecting accommodation, transport or excursions. We are committed to informing you of any such circumstances and will use our knowledge and resources to offer suitable alternatives wherever possible.


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North Coast 500 Fly-drive

This holiday can be arranged from January to December – though stays over Christmas or New Year from 23 December to 8 January will require a bespoke quote.

 

Availability is individually checked for a hand-picked selection of smaller hotels, guest houses and other independent businesses, so please bear with us and we will respond in 1-2 working days.

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