The North Coast 500 (NC500) is a stunning road trip route that takes you on a circular journey through the northern Highlands of Scotland. It offers breathtaking scenery, charming villages, historic sites, and outdoor adventures. Taking an Easicampers motorhome on this route is a fantastic idea, as it allows you to experience the freedom of the open road while enjoying the comforts of home on wheels. Here are some places to visit and things to do along the NC500:

Inverness: Start your journey in Inverness, the capital of the Highlands. Explore Inverness Castle, stroll along the River Ness, and visit the Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition to learn about the famous Loch Ness Monster.

Beauly: A charming village with a historic priory and beautiful Beauly Firth nearby. Don’t forget to try the local Scottish delicacy, haggis.

Dunrobin Castle: A stunning fairytale-like castle with beautiful gardens and falconry displays. It’s one of the grandest houses in the northern Highlands.

Golspie: Visit the picturesque Golspie Beach and enjoy a hike up Ben Bhraggie for panoramic views.

Helmsdale: Explore the Timespan Museum and Arts Centre to learn about the history of the Highland Clearances. The Helmsdale River is also a great spot for fishing.

John O’Groats: The northeastern tip of mainland Britain. It’s a famous landmark, and you can take a ferry to the Orkney Islands from here.

Thurso: A coastal town with beautiful beaches and nearby Dunnet Head, the most northerly point of mainland Britain.

Durness: Visit Smoo Cave, a dramatic sea cave, and relax on the stunning beaches like Balnakeil Beach. The Craft Village offers local art and crafts.

Scourie: A peaceful village with a lovely bay and opportunities for bird watching.

Ullapool: A charming fishing village with seafood restaurants, art galleries, and boat tours. The Ullapool Hill Walk offers panoramic views of Loch Broom.

Inverewe Garden: A lush and exotic garden on the shores of Loch Ewe. It’s known for its remarkable collection of plants from around the world.

Gairloch: Enjoy sandy beaches, visit the Gairloch Heritage Museum, and take a boat trip to see seals and marine life.

Applecross: Known for its challenging Bealach na Bà pass, which offers breathtaking views. The Applecross Inn is famous for its seafood.

Shieldaig: A picturesque village on the shores of Loch Shieldaig. The Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve offers hiking trails.

Torridon: Explore Torridon village, hike in the Torridon Hills, or take a boat trip on Loch Torridon.

Glen Docherty: A scenic glen with views of the beautiful Loch Maree.

Kinlochewe: Gateway to the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve and a great place for hiking and wildlife watching.

Lochcarron: A tranquil lochside village known for its stunning scenery and crafts.

Eilean Donan Castle: Not far from the NC500 route, this iconic castle is one of Scotland’s most photographed landmarks.

Kyle of Lochalsh: Visit the nearby Isle of Skye, known for its rugged beauty.

Remember to plan your route, book campsites in advance, and be prepared for changing weather conditions, especially if you’re traveling in a motorhome. The NC500 offers a wide range of activities and sights, ensuring a memorable adventure through the Scottish Highlands.

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