The North Coast 500 route is Scotland’s answer to Route 66, witness dolphins frolicking off the Moray Coast, marvel at the sensational seascape of the North Highlands, or explore the stunning islands and stretches of coastline, with Clan history castles, Pict history, Forts, battle sites, and standing stones left by ancient civilisations all over Scotland and the Islands, miles and miles of road, its a place that has something for everyone, especially bikers.
Have you found your best motorcycle route on touring across Scotland, or want to share a local biker route you've stumbled across, or an epic motorcycle journey share the route with like minded bikers, find some of Scotland's beautiful scenery, unique landscapes, towering mountains and glittering lochs, thick woodlands, waterfalls, Caves, and miles of golden beaches, National Parks and vast areas of unspoilt wilderness and much much more.
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The North coast 500 route starts in the northern Highland Capital city of Inverness, your route can vary in length being as short or as long as you like, depending on your itinerary, following along the west coast to Applecross and then northwards towards the bustling town of Ullapool, and the ferry across to the Islands, drive some of the most remote, spectacular sights and locations, visit iconic sights and discover the lesser known secrets which are always the best part of a motorcycle tour of Scotland and pass some of the most northerly coastal points in Scotland, Durness, Caithness and John o’ Groats before heading south back to Inverness, the route can start in either direction with many alternative routes of the beaten track, leading to your own journey through the sweeping landscapes, rugged isles and stunning coastlines.