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North Coast 500

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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

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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Natural Retreats John O’ Groats


When Matthew Spence founded Natural Retreats, he wanted people to create memories in nature like the ones he had as a child visiting Yellowstone National Park. What started as a few luxury lodges in the Yorkshire Dales coupled with a desire to provide guests with memorable experiences, is now a unique travel and leisure company that spans over 30 destinations in the United States and Europe. Our site at John O’Groats, brings luxury self-catering accommodation in a truly breath-taking location along the rugged north coast of the NC500. With a choice of spacious lodges or contemporary apartments we offer a range of options to suit all requirements.

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Diageo – Glen Ord Distillery


Scotland is one of Diageo’s largest spirit supply centres responsible for producing around 50 million cases of leading brands of Scotch whiskyand white spirits annually. A visit to Glen Ord Distillery, on the edge of the Black Isle in the Highlands west of Inverness, is a delight to both the
eye and the palate. Glen Ord is the ideal start, or end, of your North Coast 500 journey offering tours of the distillery all year round. Visitors
can expect a range of different tour and tasting options at Glen Ord.   

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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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