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North Coast 500, Inverness

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Scenic Drive Self-Guided Tour / Rental
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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  • Put this on your book it list, fab camping great food and the most wonderful scenery perfect road trip!!!  more »
  • Did the run anticlockwise in three days driving. Would probably extend it to five days the next time to allow more time for stopping and admiring the scenery and doing some local walking. Scenery was ...  more »
  • We've been travelling these roads since the late 60's and not a great deal has changed along the west and north coasts except for the huge increase in traffic; particularly groups of sports cars, moto...  more »
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  • Decided we wanted to come up to Scotland on the weekend. Ron dealt with our lack of preparation brilliantly. He had everything ready for us to set off on the Monday morning. Had a great time on a small section of the NC500 from Inverness to Applecross on day one, Skye and back on day 2. Would recommend Ron to anyone wanting to tour the highlands on a bike. The Honda NC700 was perfect for the terrain, Ron's gear held up well to the weather. An excellent trip made all the more enjoyable by using such a friendly and professional service.
  • Without a doubt a 5-star experience. If you love riding bikes and love nature, Scotland and NC500 Moto Experience is the best way to go! Inverness is a great town to start of your trip. Ask the owner for some nice routes through the mountains and along the lakes, there are plenty of them. The bikes are in an excellent state and are perfect for touring. Don't forget to bring some sunglasses, as this will help you a lot when the sun is going down.
  • Easy to book, quick to respond to questions. Picked us up and delivered us back to our apartment. Bike was in great condition and Ron couldn't have been more helpful. All in all a great service which helped to make it an amazing two days of exploring the Highlands on two wheels.
  • One of the best ways to travel the coastline off Scotland is on a motorbike so having this facility in the highland capital "Inverness" is a perfect opportunity to get out there. Great bikes with all the kit you require for a day or week out. I will definitely use this service again and again. Thanks.
  • Drove with a mate to Inverness from Leamington Spa, picked up a couple of bikes and rode the NC500 route. The views were stunning, the bikes were perfect and the customer service from Ron was amazing. Motorbikes are the best way to explore as progress on single track roads is so much easier.