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Simply The Best

Dornoch Retail Park, Dornoch, IV25 3QY
+44 (0)1862 810 340

Opened in 2009 as an outlet for Fairtrade and Fair Trade goods, Simply The Best is recognised by many as offering the widest range in Scotland. Unique, handcrafted, quality products may be found in abundance here; wooden, wire beaded and soapstone sculptures, hand-rolled incense, Himalayan Salt Lamps, Dream catchers, Friendship Bracelets, funky children’s clothes from […]

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GlenWyvis Distillery

GlenWyvis Distillery, GlenWyvis Basecamp, 4 High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9HL
+44 (0)1349 862 005

GlenWyvis Distillery is the world’s first 100% community-owned distillery – raising over £2.5m in just 77 days! While we finish building it, we’ve set up GlenWyvis Basecamp in Dingwall. It’s your starting point to discover more about GlenWyvis Gin, our plans for GlenWyvis Whisky, and our local heritage tours. By investing in GlenWyvis, our 2,600 […]

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Aberdeen/Inverness 4×4 Self Drive

Aberdeen/Inverness 4x4 Self Drive, Inverness Airport, Dalcross, Inverness, IV2 7JB
+44 (0)1224 877 899

At Inverness Airport 4×4 hire & Aberdeen4x4 selfdrive hire we provide quality 4×4 selfdrive hire with a personal friendly touch. With depots in Inverness and Aberdeen we cover all of Scotland and can deliver and collect from your chosen location including all airports, train stations &hotels where we offer a meet and greet service. We […]

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Eagle Rock

Eagle Rock, Milton, Strathcarron, IV54 8LS
+44 (0)1520 744 497

Luxury Eco-Lodge ideal for groups. 7 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms. Sleeps 10-14. Just 15 minutes walk from the famous Applecross Inn, Eagle Rock has panoramic views across the Inner Sound to Skye from the infinity deck hot-tub – and every window. Designed by an award winning game-lodge architect, this home from home is the epitome of […]

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The Torridon

The Torridon, Torridon, By Achnasheen, IV22 2EY
+44 (0)1445 791 242

The Torridon Resort, situated in the wild landscape of North West Scotland, is where luxury, adventure and hospitality combine for an unforgettable experience. Set in 58 acres of private parkland, the main house was built in 1887 as a Highland shooting lodge and enjoys a spectacular location at the head of Loch Torridon. All 18 […]

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Dunnet Bay Distillery

Rock Rose Gin, Dunnet Bay Distillery, Ribbon House, Dunnet, Thurso, KW14 8YD
+44 (0)1847 851 287

Britain’s most northerly distillery, Rock Rose, is the new gin taking the market by storm. Take a tour of the distillery or purchase a bottle of the famous Rock Rose gin made from local botanicals. NC500 Member Discount Available: 20% off tours Free home delivery on bottle purchases Proof of Membership required (Membership card or […]

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Reay Golf Club

Reay Golf Club, Club House, Reay, Thurso, KW14 7RE
+44 (0)1847 811 288

The most northerly James Braid designed 18 hole links course on the British mainland. No need to book, just turn up and play. See our website for details of our fixtures and Opens. NC500 Member Discount Available: 10% off green fees for all NC500 members Proof of Membership required (Membership card or welcome email).

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Salmon Landings Guest House

Salmon Landings, Port Ghrant Road, Strathy Point, Strathy, KW14 7RY
+44 (0)1641 541 375

On the route of the North Coast 500, approximately top dead centre of the North Coast of the UK sits Salmon Landings Guest House. Take the road to Strathy Point towards the lighthouse and you will find us situated on the clifftop with Port Ghrant (our private cove with jetty) nestled below. Salmon Landings sits […]

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Clynelish Distillery

Clynelish Distillery, Clynelish Distillery, Brora, KW9 6LR
+44 (0)1408 623 000

Clynelish Distillery is located on the A9 at the popular coastal holiday town of Brora, Sutherland, around one hour north of Inverness. With beautiful views of the North Sea and the hills to the north – where the Clynemilton burn runs over seams of gold in the rock. With this water, Clynelish distillery produces a […]

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Whaligoe Steps Cafe

The Square,Whaligoe, Ulbster,KW2 6AA
+44 (0)1955 651 702

We are a small family run restaurant with an eclectic menu, reflecting our extensive travels before settling in Caithness. Come for our wonderful hearthbreads (baked to order), our fresh local seafood, excellent pizza’s, home made venison burgers and lots more. Our fresh soup and cake selection changes daily, and our house hot chocolate is blended […]

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Bydand B&B & Classic Car Hire

Bydand B&B & Classic Car Hire, Dulnain Bridge, Grantown on Spey, PH26 3LU
+44 (0)7974 691 623

Accommodation Luxury 2 bedroom bespoke B&B set in a rural location with commanding views of the Cairngorms. Parking – Garden – Wi-Fi – Guest Lounge – Complementary Drinks. All rooms have flatscreen TVs – Nespresso Coffee – tea and snacks – fresh flowers. Luxurious spacious bathrooms – underfloor heating – rain showers – free standing […]

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TroutQuest

TroutQuest, Dalgheal House, Dingwall, IV16 9XH
+44 (0)1349 830 606

TroutQuest offers fly fishing experiences for salmon and wild brown trout on numerous rivers and lochs in Ross-shire, and guided excursions throughout the Northern Highlands and along the North Coast 500 route. We offer GAIC-qualified fly fishing instruction for trout and salmon, fishing experiences for beginners or experienced anglers, and specialise in custom ‘Learn to […]

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Harry Gow – North Kessock

A9, Inverness, IV1 3UB
+44 (0)1463 731 084

We are 6th generation family bakers. Grab some breakfast, lunch, coffee and cakes at Harry Gow in North Kessock. Our award winning baking is always made from scratch, using our own recipes, with the finest local and continental ingredients. It tastes great and is possibly why we are often referred to as Scotland’s best baker. […]

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The Storehouse Restaurant and Farm Shop

The Storehouse Restaurant and Farm Shop, Foulis Ferry, Evanton, IV16 9UX
+44 (0)1349 830 038

Situated near the start – or end of the North Coast 500! The Storehouse restaurant, farm shop and gift shop is located on the banks of the Cromarty Firth, enclosed in a fully-restored 18th century storehouse. Restaurant Our self-service restaurant is popular among locals and visitors! Renowned throughout the area for our delicious food – from […]

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Gairloch Hotel

Gairloch Hotel, Main Street, Gairloch, IV21 2BL
+44 (0)1445 712 001

With panoramic views stretching as far as the Isle of Skye, Gairloch Hotel overlooks Gairloch Bay and offers a spectacular window to Wester Ross and the Northwest Highlands. From the famed local beaches of Big Sand and Redpoint, to the varied wildlife and opportunity to encounter whales and dolphins offshire, nature lovers will have plenty […]

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Garve Hotel

IV232PR
+44 (0)1997 414 205

Make the Garve Hotel your first or last stop to the incredible North Coast 500! The Garve Hotel is situated in the picturesque village of Garve, set on the bank of Black Water River it lies four miles west of the popular tourist attraction Rogie falls and in the shadows of the magnificent Munro, Ben […]

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Beauly Holiday Park

Beauly Holiday Park, Beauly Holiday Park, Beauly, IV4 7AY
+44 (0)1463 782 374

Newly refurbished, Beauly Holiday Park is the ideal place to start your adventure on to the North Coast 500. (dog friendly – at no extra charge) NC500 Member Discount Available: 15% off your booking for 2nd nights (discount available on return trip) Proof of Membership required (Membership card or welcome email). Winter Opening Hours: Open […]

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The Tongue Hotel

The Tongue Hotel, Tongue, By Lairg, IV27 4XD
+44 (0)1847 611 206

Awarded Small Country Hotel 2018 – Scottish Hotel Awards Built in the mid 1800s and owned by the Duke of Sutherland, The Tongue Hotel boasts 19 unique bedrooms and many original features such as wood panelling, open fires, traditional antique furnishings, genuine exhibits and authentic paintings. Steeped in history, the hotel has a romantic, enchanting […]

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Outlander: The Past Lives Experience

Outlander: The Past Lives Experience, Culloden, Inverness, IV2 7RW
+44 (0)7576 285 729

Outlander Tours: Visit the stunningly beautiful Highlands where the Outlander novels are set, followed by the filming locations In the very heart of Scotland. Walk in the footsteps of Jamie and Claire as you bring Diana Gabaldon’s wonderful novels and the TV series to life. Several touring options available to fit in with your requirements. […]

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Highland Apartments by Mansley

Highland Apartments by Mansley, Living by the Bridge, 21 - 23 Bridge Street, Inverness, United Kingdom, IV1 1HD
+44 (0)8003 047 160

Luxury one and two bedroom serviced apartments with parking in the centre of Inverness. Most apartments feature a balcony or terrace with many overlooking the river. NC500 Member Discount Available: 10% off best available rate. Proof of Membership required (Membership card or welcome email).

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NC500 Moto Experience

NC500 Moto Experience provide self-guided touring, offering motorbike and riding equipment rental. To hire motorbikes to tour the NC500 or motorbike hire Inverness, you’re in the right place. NC500 Member Discount Available: Reduction on Hire periods of 3 days or more. 5% of total cost Proof of Membership required (Membership card or welcome email).

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Loch Broom Chalets

Loch Broom Chalets, Leckmelm, Garve, IV23 2RR
+44 (0)7919 623 699

A small cluster of chalets overlooking Loch Broom just 3 miles south of Ullapool. Our one bedroom chalets sleep up to 2 guests and are fully equipped with everything you need for a self catering holiday. A great location to explore the Highlands or take a day trip to visit Isle of Lewis and Harris. […]

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Sports and Model Shop

Sports and Model Shop, 66 High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9RY
+44 (0)1349 862 346

Daily and weekly fishing permits available for the River Conon. Fishing tackle and bait available. We are also one of only 5 model shops in Scotland- well worth a visit.   NC500 Member Discount Available: 10% off RRP Proof of Membership required (Membership card or welcome email).

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Northern Sands Hotel

Northern Sands Hotel, Dunnet, Thurso, KW14 8XD
+44 (0)1847 851 270

Beautifully refurbished hotel in the idyllic village of Dunnet, blessed with an enchanted forest, nostalgic Dwarwick pier and an amazing sweeping arc of white sandy beach backed by rolling sand dunes. A variety of menus are available throughout the day, all year round, using an extensive list of local produce. Well-appointed rooms with extra-long plush […]

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The Hawthorns Bed and Breakfast

The Hawthorns Bed and Breakfast, Mey, Thurso, KW14 8XH
+44 (0)1847 851 444

Located in the village of Mey, the Hawthorns B & B provides comfortable and spacious accommodation within easy reach of the Castle of Mey.  Boasting superb views across the loch to Dunnet Head, the Hawthorns’ sits directly on the NC500 route, 7 miles west of John O’Groats.  We offer 2 king-size rooms (one with wet […]

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Old Pulteney Distillery

Old Pulteney Distillery, Huddart Street, Wick, KW1 5BA
+44 (0)1955 602 371

Pulteney distillery is one of the most northerly distilleries on the Scottish mainland. The extreme location and unique stills have resulted in a Single Malt Scotch Whisky that is bursting with the power and subtlety of the sea. The distillery is open to visitiors and offers tours of the facility which must be booked in […]

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Mitchell’s Motocycles LTD

Mitchell's Motocycles LTD, Delmore, Inverness, IV3 8RG
+44 (0)1463 233 478

Situated on the opening leg of the NC500, we are a long established motorcycle dealer. We have a lightweight Yamaha franchise, and sell a large selection of used bikes, fully fitted workshop, MOT bay, parts department and extensive clothing department. A warm Highland welcome awaits.

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Natural Retreats

Natural Retreats, John O'Groats, Wick, KW1 4YR
+44 (0)1955 698 583

Spectacular self-catering sanctuary at the end of the road Footsteps from the iconic John O’Groats ‘End to End’ sign and John O’Groats Ferry 19 luxury, sea-facing lodges with log-burning fires and private decks Sensitively restored Inn-building offering bespoke apartments, with 1, 2 or 4 bedrooms. On-site Storehouse Café offering delicious snacks, cosy seating and Starbucks […]

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Ord House Hotel

Ord House Hotel, Ord House, Ord, Muir of Ord, IV6 7UH
+44 (0)1463 870 492

A beautiful and historic, family run manor house hotel and restaurant. Comfortable and atmospheric the bedrooms are individually decorated, public rooms have open log fires and there is a large garden from which to admire the views, take in the night skies and enjoy an aperitif. Dinner is served every day between 18:00 – 20:30 […]

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The Old Inn

The Old Inn, Flowerdale Glen, Gairloch, IV21 2BD
+44 (0)1445 712 006

Food plays a very important role at The Old Inn, and guests return again and again to savour the renowned Scottish West Coast seafood and Highland game dishes. The Old Inn is a traditional Highland coaching inn specialising in local seafood and game. We have our own microbrewery. We are located close to Gairloch Harbour […]

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Solas Gallery

Solas Gallery, Flowerdale Bay, Gairloch, IV21 2BD
+44 (0)1445 712 626

Solas isa contemporary gallery featuring the work of artist Rob Howard and award winning painter, Lyn Beckett. Ceramics, paintings and jewellery are all designed and made here in Gairloch and are exclusive to Solas Gallery. Open from Easter to end of October, 1pm -5pm, Monday to Saturday. Check us out on TripAdvisor. NC500 Member Discount […]

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Forss House Hotel

Forss House Hotel, Bridge of Forss, Near Thurso, KW14 7XY
+44 (0)1847 861 201

Forss House is a delightful 1810 country house hotel set in 20 acres of woodland, below a waterfall, on a loop of the gently meandering River Forss.The restaurant at Forss House Hotel has a reputation as one of the finest in the North and is the only 2 AA Rosette restaurant in Caithness and welcomes […]

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Balblair Distillery

Balblair Distillery, Edderton, Tain, IV19 1LB
+44 (0)1862 821 273

Balblair Distillery is one of the oldest and most picturesque in the world, founded in 1790 by John Ross, it sits on the banks of the Dornock Firth, in the shadow of Sturie Hill. The distillery shop is open to visitors and we offer tours, so to avoid disappointment, please book in advance. NC500 Member […]

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Thurso Bay Holidays

Thurso Bay Holdays, 36 Upper Burnside Drive, Thurso, KW14 7XB
+44 (0)7833 787 749

Love to go on holiday but like to feel at home? We have a variety of static holiday homes to suit every individual or family. We have 4 statics that are dog friendly and 6 that are not. This year we have 2 brand new caravans with large lounges and central heating. The view is simply […]

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The Portland Hotel

Quarter Bras, Lybster, KW3 6BS
+44 (0)1593 721 348

The Portland Hotel is a beautiful mid 19th century building. It is family run with a mix of single, twin, double and king/superior king beds or for that bit of romance the ever popular four poster bed. The hotel serves meals from 5pm for both residents and non residents. Just a short walk from Lybster […]

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The Sheiling B&B

The Sheiling B&B, A836, Melvich, KW14 7YJ
+44 (0)1641 531 256

This Melvich based Bed and Breakfast is at the very top of Scotland’s mainland and ideally situated for travellers on the NC 500 with stunning views over the Melvich Bay. The rooms are all spacious and we’ll do everything we can to make your stay comfortable with bedrooms with en-suite or private facilities. All our […]

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Delny Glamping

Delny House, Delny, Invergordon IV18 0NP
+44 (0)7714 432 292

Surrounded by rolling mountains and highland wild life. Enjoy the unique experience of sleeping under the highland stars with the Cromarty Firth as your backdrop. Whether your stay at Delny glamping is to catch up on some much-needed family time or for a couple’s romantic getaway, this is definitely the place for you. Delny Glamping […]

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Cluny Bank

Cluny Bank, 69 St Leonards Road, Forres, IV36 1DW
+44 (0)1309 674 304

Cluny Bank is a Victorian Mansion set in a quiet residential area of the beautiful town of Forres. We have 7 individually styled, en-suite bedrooms, free Wi-Fi and parking. Our cosy lounge-bar is stocked with a wide range of whiskies, beer, wine and spirits. Our small, intimate and relaxed, award winning restaurant, specialises in quality […]

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Black Rock Caravan Park

Black Rock Caravan Park, Balconie Street, Evanton, IV16 9UN
+44 (0)1349 830 917

A whole new experience! We are situated near the start and end of your NC500 travels. Located in the scenic Glen Glass and named after the close by Black Rock Gorge, a 120 foot deep chasm carved out by the River Glass. Our park is situated in the village of Evanton, about 1 mile from the […]

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Highland Supercars

Kilvannie Manor, Fodderty, Strathpeffer, IV14 9AD
+44 (0)1463 210 213

Tour the North Coast 500 in style with Highland Supercars. Fantastic cars and a wonderful service. The car was ready and waiting for us with everything we needed. It was the Only way to do the North Coast 500! Thank you to all at Highland Supercars. – James Cox You can choose from our superb […]

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