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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.

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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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Ackergill Tower Hotel


One of the finest hotels in the Scottish Highlands, this 15th century castle has an inspiring history, impressive architecture, and award-winning service. Sitting in the heart of a beautiful 3,000 acre estate, this hotel offers luxury rooms and self-catering cottages. With its own traditional pub on-site and the largest treehouse in Europe, Ackergill Tower Hotel offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to experience highland hospitality and lifestyle at its finest.

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Natural Retreats John O' Groats

Natural Retreats is a unique travel and leisure company that spans over 30 destinations in 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.

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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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