North Coast 500 Explorer

North Coast 500 Tour of the Scottish Highlands. Explore Scotland’s ‘Route 66’ an incredible road trip around the wild highlands taking in historic castles, sandy beaches, dramatic cliffs and caves, and charming unspoilt villages. Sample some fantastic seafood, try local ales and hear legendary tales. This is a trip you will never forget.

North Coast 500 route is very popular and many people enjoy a self guided tour, but let me take the stress out of driving these narrow remote single track roads. you just sit back relax and enjoy the views. I also know these villages and the best scenic stops and hikes so you can be sure you won’t miss anything as we explore North Coast 500

Duration: flexible 4 to 6 days

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highland beaches near Durness on North Coast 500 tour

One of the Worlds Most Beautiful Road Trips

North Coast 500 offers of incredible coastal scenery in the far north of Scotland and is one of the world’s most fantastic road trips.

enjoying a BBQ on the beach west highlands

BBQs on the Beach

There are some wonderful beaches on the route like Achmelvich or Gairloch, white sands, turquoise waters, no crowds and the opportunity to sample some local seafood on the BBQ!

views to The summer Isles on blackrock scottish tours

Breathtaking Coastal Scenery

Soak up the amazing views. There is such a wide range of loch, mountain and seascapes on North Coast 500 Tour , like this look towards the majestic Summer Isles.

Trees overlooking Loch Maree on North Coast 500 tour

Spectacular Mountains

Our North Coast 500 Tour journey takes us past some of Scotland’s most spectacular mountains including Ben Hope, Stac Pollaidh, An Teallach, Suilven, Torridon and Slioch overlooking Loch Maree.

Loch Carron and Plockton on North Coast 500 highland tour

Stay in Some Special Wee Places

Our classic journey allows us the chance to stop and stay in some wonderful little coastal villages and towns like Ullapool, Durness and Lochinver. Meet the locals and enjoy some real Highland hospitality.

sansdy beaches on north-coast 500 Tour

Sensational Beaches

We have time to explore and enjoy some of the finest Beaches in Scotland. We can also arrange sea kayaking with local guides if you fancy a day paddling around this incredible coast.