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North Coast 500, Scotland : 5 Stop Points You Need to Know

Words: Yours truly • Photos: David • Location: Tongue, Scottish Highlands

For my birthday this year, David and I decided to tick one more item off our bucket list: Drive around the North Coast 500 in Scotland.

What’s the North Coast 500, you ask?

North Coast 500 (or simply NC500) is a 500-mile long route of stunning seaside scenery in the far north of Scotland. It’s nicknamed ‘Scotland’s Route 66’; it’s widely known as one of the top coastal road trips in the world; in fact, it’s been tipped as “the Best Road Trip in the World” by Condé Nast Traveler… you get the picture!

If you’re planning to take on the route, if you need some help planning the most epic road trip you’ll ever take in Europe, keep on reading because here are five stop points that I think you should check out along the way, plus a few tips we’ve gathered from the locals to help you make the most of your trip. Continue Reading