The North Coast 500, often described as Scotland’s Route 66, take in some of Scotland’s most impressive wild places, from the mountains and lochs of Wester Ross and Assynt to the rugged sea cliffs of Sutherland. The ever-changing landscape will take your breath away, leaving you eager to get back in the saddle wanting more every day.
Starting and ending in the Highland Capital of Inverness, the 500mi/800km route around Scotland’s North Coast offers an unforgettable trip of a lifetime.
Ride the best sections of The North Coast 500, on a 7-day road cycling tour through the untamed beauty of the Scottish Highlands. Travel our North Coast 500 cycling holiday to experience a satisfying active journey – swap four wheels for two.
For 2 limited dates only, we’re offering the chance to ride 500 epic miles around the Scottish coast in the company of record-breaking round-the-world cyclist Mark Beaumont.
With expert guiding and full trip support, you’re free to focus on the riding which will take you through some of the most spectacular roads and scenery in Europe. From the breathtaking and ancient mountains of Torridon to the wild coasts of Assynt and the vast moorland of Sutherland, this is an incredible trip of a lifetime which should be on every cyclist’s bucket list.
500 miles in 5 Days. One of our toughest adventure by far. We can’t promise this ride will be easy but we can guarantee it will be epic, taking you through some of the most spectacular roads and scenery in Europe.
Difficulty: Your Own Pace
This self-drive holiday explores the dramatic North Coast 500 on a tour of the north of Scotland while enjoying privately guided walks, wonderful boat trips and staying in deluxe small hotels.
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I have had two holidays with Wilderness Scotland, and each of them has exceeded expectations. I have also recommended you to two people who have come on your holidays. Your trips are well organised, well structured, pack in variety, and your guides combine a rare combination of people skills and technical expertise.
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