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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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  • WE did our our version but ended up doing over 1000 miles. Started off from Cheshire, first night Pitlochery, watched the highland games and went to the salmon ladder. On to Dornoch, via the Cairngorm...  more »
  • I would recommend this coastline as a trip out of this world, so much to see and do, in a quiet peaceful location. Wildlife round every bend in the road with stunning views, memories that will stay wi...  more »
  • We recommend taking at least 7 days to fully enjoy this drive. Slow down and enjoy the views and the many attractions along the way. Enjoy the local food, meet the friendly people, and enjoy the solit...  more »