Scotland

North Coast 500: top 10 reasons to drive along the Highland's coastline

If you’re planning to visit Scotland this year, why not take the road less travelled? And discover the top 10 reasons to drive the North Coast 500.

Measuring at just over 500 miles, this meandering route snakes along the Highland’s rugged coastline bringing together ancient castles, serene lochs and glistening beaches.

The northern Highlands is one of Scotland’s best-kept secrets. If you’re planning a visit to Scotland this year, why not take the road less travelled? Taking the NC500 route helps you to discover everything the Highlands has to offer.

With so much to see and do, we asked Claire from the North Highland Initiative to tell us the top 10 reasons to drive the NC500, so you can ensure you include them in your NC500 route planning.

Claire Farquhar is the Communications & Project Manager for the North Highland Initiative (NHI). Currently on the Tourism Project Board for NHI, Claire has a great passion for the development of her local area, having been brought up in Wick, Caithness on the North East coast.


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