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North Coast 500

Scotland's answer to Route 66, the new scenic route showcasing the fairy-tale castles, beaches and ruins.

North Coast 500

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North Coast 500

Experience the northern coastal route in the Highlands. Linking spectacular natural heritage and scenery. Celebrate Local Food and Drink, Accomodation, Retail, Arts, Crafts and Attractions.


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Discover the Magic of the North Coast 500

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Dunnet Bay Distillery


Set up and run by husband and wife team, Martin and Claire Murray, Dunnet Bay Distillery is located on the North Coast 500 in Caithness (far north of Scotland). The couple are passionate about handcrafting spirits that celebrate the heritage and provenance of the Scottish Highlands and pride themselves on using local hand-foraged botanicals. The distillery is most famous for producing the multi award winning Rock Rose Gin. The distillery welcomes visitors from Easter to October and the shop is opens all year round. Visitors can expect to enjoy a tour of the botanical gardens and try a sample of the gin and vodka.

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Natural Retreats John O’Groats

Natural Retreats is a unique travel and leisure company that spans over 30 destinations in Europe and the United States and Europe. Our site at John O’Groats located on the North Coast 500, brings luxury self-catering accommodation in a truly breath-taking location. With a choice of spacious lodges or contemporary apartments we offer a range of options to suit all requirements. All of our accommodation is furnished to a high standard, offering all the comforts you need for a relaxing stay. The iconic Inn and tofts stand in an imposing position on the shoreline, with outstanding views across to the Orkneys.

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Plan your trip around one of Scotland's most beautiful coastal routes

North Coast 500: More than 500 miles of the best the North Highlands has to offer. The route way runs to and from Inverness, venturing round the capital of the Highlands, up the West Coast and back via the rugged north coast.
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