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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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  • Just done the North Coast 500. Never been further than Inverness before, the scenery was breathtaking. Would recommend this route.  more »
  • Drive through mountains and single track roads, enjoy stunning views..Driving is a pleasure on this journey round the top of the UK.Many thanks to the EU for funding this new route.Shhh a secret do it...  more »
  • Started at Inverness and went clockwise staying over in Torridon, Ullapool, Tongue and Wick. Breathtaking views at every turn! Highlights- Bealach Na Bà,Applecross, Torridon, Corrieshalloch Gorge, Ard...  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.