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Premier North Coast 500

We'll highlight the detours worth taking and the stops worth making

Best Time To Go

Apr - Oct

Why not...

add a short visit to Orkney?

Prices From

£1795

No of Nights

7
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Self-Drive

We'll highlight the detours worth taking and the stops worth making

Premier North Coast 500

Best Time To Go

Apr - Oct

Why not...

add a short visit to Orkney?

Prices From

£1795

No of Nights

7

Scotland’s fabulous defined coastal touring route is fast gaining a reputation as one of Europe’s finest, with spectacular vistas at every turn.

We’ve carefully designed this week-long road trip to provide you with the best possible experience from this superb touring route, while you indulge in wonderfully relaxing four and five star hotels. This is by far our favourite way to approach the North Coast 500, incorporating down-days to give you plenty of time to allow the incredible surroundings to seep into your soul.

Your sumptuous accommodation throughout the week is some of the finest the north of Scotland has to offer, ensuring you are suitably pampered in the evenings with the freshest local seafood, highland beef, lamb and venison in season.  Wash it all down with a dram or two if you wish. By day, take on exhilarating drives – such as the “Bealach na Bà” road to Applecross, or take advantage of our bespoke recommendations for detours off-the-beaten track, by car or on-foot.

We offer a fully tailor-made service so will liaise with you to create your perfect trip, taking local availability into consideration. We can assist with the journey to the North of Scotland, too, with stops along the way, or adding on extra nights to make it a longer holiday. We’ve been helping customers to see Scotland differently for nearly 20 years: no-one knows the nooks and crannies of the country quite like we do.

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Day One – Inverness to Wester Ross

Day Two – Exploring Wester Ross

Day Three – North to Ross and Cromarty

Day Four – Around Ross and Cromarty

Day Five – Further North to Caithness

Day Six – Caithness calling

Day Seven – Slowly South to Cadboll

Day Eight – Completing the North Coast 500

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast this morning, followed, perhaps, by a bracing stroll on the beach, before heading off for the final 65-mile leg of the North Coast 500 towards Inverness, and picking up your route home.

Location

Your route follows the contours of the far north of Scotland, starting and finishing in Inverness. It is described here in a clockwise direction, but works equally well anti-clockwise.


Pricing

£1795 per person for April & October, £1860 per person from May to September

Prices based on two people sharing a double/twin room in premium four and five star hotels for seven nights on a bed & breakfast basis, and the final night including dinner.

The holiday also includes a private guided tour of Caithness.

Before your departure, you will receive personalised holiday information including full directions, recommended routes, 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.


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Along the North Coast 500 (Part 1)

Along the North Coast 500 (Part 1)

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