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SCOTLAND NC500 DRIVING TOUR ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ


Our Scotland Driving Adventure doesn't cover the entire 500-mile North Coast Route. Instead, we've carefully selected the most spectacular sections, and added the the drive of the Cairngorms National Park with its crown jewel, Balmoral Castle, and a captivating drive through the ancient volcano crater of Glen Coe. 

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Discover the Beauty and Adventure of Scotland's North Coast 500 Route
 

Set out on an extraordinary Scotland Tour that takes you through the mesmerizing beauty of its coastal landscapes, the serenity of its pristine lakes, and the historic grandeur of iconic Scottish castles. This remarkable journey is seamlessly connected by some of the world's most stunning and picturesque driving routes, ensuring a truly unforgettable experience.

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You will be equipped with a programmed GPS for effortless navigation and enjoy luxurious accommodations at the best hotels along the route. Get ready to experience the unique and dramatic landscapes that can only be found in Scotland.

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jaguar f-type parked in front of scenic military road in Scotland
stretch of scenic road cutting through lush green in the scottish highlands
man posing with jaguar f type in scotland

 

 

Day 1 โ–ช๏ธ ARRIVAL

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Individual Arrival to Edinburgh, UK

โ€‹Welcome to your Scotland adventure!

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Up on arrival enjoy a comfy private transfer to your hotel. The programmed GPS; a printed road-book and car of choice will be delivered in the early evening. Besides a short tour briefing you will also enjoy on-call support throughout your trip.

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Day 2 โ–ช๏ธ CAIRNGORMS DRIVE

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Travel from Edinburgh on picturesque country roads that wind through the lush greenery of Cairngorms National Park, and ascend Scotland's highest mountain pass, before arriving at Balmoral Castle, the summer residence of the British royal family.

 

Not far from there, the Malt Whisky Trail awaits, offering visitors the chance to explore numerous Scottish distilleries and sample some of their finest whiskies. You can then retire to your boutique-style hotel, located at the official start of the NC500 Route in Inverness, and enjoy a glass of whisky by the fireplace in the evening.

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including Luxury Hotel at Inverness

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The winding road to Kinlochewe with Loch Maree in the background, Wester Ross in the North
red suv parked in scotland during nc500 driving tour
kylesku bridge in scotland during cloudy day

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Day 3 โ–ช๏ธ LENC500 - DRIVE 1

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Experience the ultimate driving pleasure as you navigate the best sections of the official North Coast 500 Route. This exceptional road offers an uninterrupted journey, with very few distractions to take away from the pure enjoyment of driving.

 

The route takes you along endless back roads, wide and winding country tracks, and stunning twists and turns through some of Scotland's most breathtaking landscapes. Along the way, you'll come across an iconic bridge that marks the most northern point of our NC500 Driving Tour. Beyond this point, the road becomes narrow and uneventful, so we have you turning to pick up another route back into Inverness.

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including Luxury Hotel at Inverness

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old military old in scotland from the cockpit of a fast driving car
Eialan Donan castle in Scotland during rainy day
Glen Coe drive in Scotland

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Day 4 โ–ช๏ธ NC500 DRIVE 2 & GLEN COE

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Drive along the shores of Loch Ness, and keep an eye out for the legendary lake monster as you pass the remains of Urghurt Castle. Later, visit one of Scotland's most iconic landmarks, Eilean Donan Castle, which has been famous for centuries, long before its appearance as a 007 Bond filming location.

 

Next, journey through the ancient volcano crater at Glen Coe, where the splendor of the region is enhanced by the natural waterfalls and mountains nestled in the moonlike landscape. Upon reaching Stirling Castle, explore one of Scotland's largest and most important castles, boasting historical and architectural significance.

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As you make your final stretch back to Edinburgh, keep a lookout for The Kelpies, the renowned horse sculptures created by Andy Scott.

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including Luxury Hotel at Edinburgh

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Day 5 โ–ช๏ธ DEPARTURE

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private transfer to airport/station.

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APRIL through OCTOBER

start/end: EDINBURGH, UK

 

4 NIGHTS | 3 DRIVES

1180 KM / 730 MILES

+OPTIONAL DAYS

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