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North Coast 500, Inverness

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Take some of the most scenic road trips in Scotland with North Coast 500, a specially designed tourist route in the Scottish Highlands. The 830 km (516 mi) loop starts and ends at Inverness Castle, winding along coastal roads with spectacular, diverse scenery and numerous observation decks. Ruins, lakes, beaches, sea stacks, mountains, cliffs, chateaus, caverns, and abundant wildlife will provide enough for everyone. A number of fine bed and breakfasts lie along the way. See North Coast 500 and all Inverness has to offer by arranging your trip with our Inverness vacation builder.
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  • Simply stunning scenery along the whole route So many views to take photos of, I would recommend taking a camera with plenty of free memory space We travelled the last week in February and hardly saw ...  more »
  • A fantastic drive with scenic views all around. Took soo many pictures and made add many memories. On this roadtrip I experienced torrential reason, snow storms, high winds, and baking sunshine. Is li...  more »
  • A must for any traveller, the scenery is stunning and we enjoyed a leisurely tour with plenty of photo stops, we stayed at a superb b&b a short drive out of Inverness called "Dreamwood" accommodation ...  more »