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.
At Your Own Pace
This version of the North Coast 500 is ideal for cyclists who prefer to travel at their own pace, and have a bit more flexibility. Though there’s no guide on the road with you, you’ll benefit instead with the services of a soigneur, who will take care of the details, and is a qualified bike mechanic who will provide bike assistance and routine bike care throughout the trip. They With the support of a soigneur, 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.
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.
I have been on several trips with Wilderness Scotland so I had very high expectations of the trip to Shetland. They were surpassed even on the first day, I wouldn't have missed it for the world. Although I always go by myself it feels as though I have spent the time with my best friends by the end of the trip. Perfect from start to finish. Thankyou
Wildlife Adventures - The Shetland Isles
Reviewed on 16/06/2016
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