North Coast 500 – Travel to Scotland’s Route 66

The North Coast 500 is Scotland’s Route 66 and a spectacular drive!

Dave and Deb of The Planet D take you to Northern Scotland where they drive the North Coast 500 circular route from Inverness.

It’s one of the great drives on earth passing through dramatic coastlines like Duncansby Head, AppleCross to Baelnabach Pass and Klinlochewe Viewpoint.

What You’ll See in this NC500 Vide:
1. Inverness
Inverness Attractions
Culloden Battlefield
Clava Cairns
3: Dornoch and Distilleries
Dornoch Castle and Whisky Bar
Glen Ord Distillery
Dunrobin Castle
4. Wick to Dunnet Head
Whaligoe Steps
Wick Heritage Centre
Ackergill Tower
Castle Sinclair Girnigo
Caithness Wildlife Tours
Duncansby Head
Dunnet Bay Distillery
5. Along the Northern Coast
People Surf in Scotland
Castle Varrich
Drive to Smoo
The Tongue Hotel Details
6. Tongue to Balnakeil
Smoo Cave
Balnakeil Bay
John Lennon
Belnakeil Craft Village
7. Lochinver to Ullapool
Rock Climbing and Adventure Tours
Corrieshalloch Gorge
Where to Stay in Ullapool
8. Kylesku to Achmelvich Bay
Stoerhead Lighthouse
Coffee Stop
Achmevilch Beach
Where to Stay
9. Gairloch
Inverewe Gardens
Isle of Ewe Smokehouse
Loch Maree
Walk the trails of Beinn Eighe
Klinlochewe Viewpoint
Diabag Viewpoint
Where to Stay in Gairloch
10. Klinlochewe to Applecross
Viewpoint: town of Sheildag
Famous Red House
Non-stop pullovers
Applecross to Baelnabach Pass
Eat at the Kishorn Seafood Bar
11. Plockton – History and Wildlife
Reraig Forest Tour
Eilean Donan Castle
Strome Castle
Duncraig Castle
Where to Stay in Plockton
Tips for Driving the North Coast 500

Like our Video? Check out our Essential Guide the the North Coast 500

Shot with DJI Osmo, DJI Mavic Pro drone, Sony Camera

► Equipment Used
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Don’t forget about the castles along the North Coast 500 route there’s the famous Eilean Donan Castle, the Castley of Mey, Strome Castle, Glenrobin Castle, and many castle hotels to stay in as well.
And there is plenty of wildlife to see. A highlight of our tour was Reraig Forest tour to see the deer, stags and sheep on the property. Plus the wildlife of Duncansby Head where migrating and nesting sea birds soar through the air.

►Cities on the North Coast 500

This travel video features stops all the way around the North Coast 500 as we drove the entire route in 10 days.

Other stops on our route include the Glen Ord Distillery, The John Lennon Memorial in Durness, Whaligoe Steps, Belnakeil Bay, Smoo Cave, Stoerhead Lighthouse and many of the other famous stops on Scotland’s answer to Route 66.


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