Scotland's North Coast 500

Scotland’s North Coast 500 – To the finish in Inverness.

Scotland's North Coast 500 is fast becoming a 'must do' experience for motorhome owners as well as bikers, drivers using B&B's as well as anyone else who loves incredible scenery, history and an incredible driving experience. Our journey in our 7.5 metre motorhome has seen us witness beautiful coastlines, deep lochs, isolated communities as well as the full spectrum of weather, from torrential rain to blue sky and sunshine. In my previous NC500 blog about our journey from Scourie to…
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Scotland's North Coast 500

Scotland’s NC500 – Scourie to Kyle of Tongue

The road from Scourie to Durness on Scotland's North Coast 500 is spectacular. The A838 is mostly single track but there are passing places every 100 metres or so. I had read much beforehand about how local drivers don’t give way to motorhomes on Scotland's NC500 but our experience was that all the drivers we encountered were considerate and we had no problems at all. The landscape between Scourie and Durness has some of the most complex geology in Britain.…
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Scotland's North Coast 500

Scotland’s North Coast 500

After driving through the popular tourist destinations of Glencoe and Fort William we stopped overnight at Morvich, a stunning location surrounded by mountains. It rained most of the night and when it rains in Scotland it really does rain, there is no such thing as drizzle in Scotland it’s torrential! This is where we joined Scotland’s North Coast 500. The next few days will see us drive through some of the best scenery in the UK and one of the…
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Scotland's North Coast 500

Glencoe in the mist and glorious camping by Loch Linnhe

I was looking forward to the drive through Glencoe to Fort William but we didn't see much of the stunning scenery at all. The A82 that runs through Glencoe was almost like the M62 on a bad day. Huge lorries, and dozens of coaches taking tourists to the popular sight seeing spots as well as driving rain, low cloud and mist don't make for the best of driving conditions, especially in a motorhome, so it was a frustrating experience. I…
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