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North Coast 500

Long weekend road trips: No. 1

North Coast 500

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You're going to love Inverness

This 516-mile round-trip route winds along the west coast, traditionally starting and ending in Inverness. Explore the Highlands and many charming cities along the way by car, bike, or even on foot!

Inverness is great for castles, beaches, and views.

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Enjoy your drive

You'll find several car hire companies at Inverness Airport. Drive into the city centre and enjoy the city’s sites and shopping before embarking on your adventure.

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Staying in Inverness

Take this costal route to tour the best of the Highlands. Stop and explore ancient castles, catch some rare Scottish sun on the beaches, and get out and walk the munros for breathtaking views.

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