• North Coast Explorer

The North Coast 500 Explorer Tour

Updated: Feb 5

Taking in this iconic route over a 6 day tour, we can tailor the exact content of this tour to your needs and preferences. If you prefer castles and distilleries to wildlife and ancient history, we will create a bespoke itinerary to reflect your interests. If you would just like to get a good 'all round feel and experience' of the area, then we can provide an itinerary to meet this criteria too.


One thing you will achieve is seeing some of the sights and sounds that others may not discover as your private Guide shares the stories behind the views and takes you off the beaten track to share some of the lesser known locations which may be otherwise missed.


Possible Highlights on this tour:

  • Dunrobin Castle – ancestral home of the Duke of Sutherland

  • John O’Groats – the end of the road with the famous sign

  • Dunnet Head – the British mainland’s most northerly point

  • Balnakiel Bay – 17th century ruined church overlooking an expansive sandy beach

  • Lochinver – the food capital of the Highlands

  • Inverewe Gardens – coastal gardens with impressive California Redwoods

  • The Torridon Pass – dominated by the mighty Beinn Eighe

  • Bealach Na Ba – the twisty tortuous route to Applecross

Things you need to know:

  • 6 day minimum tour duration

  • Fully tailored to your requirements

  • Suitable for up to 4 people

  • Pick up and drop off from your chosen location, although typically Inverness

  • Touring time is usually from 9.00 to 17.30 each day depending on the agreed itinerary

  • For further information, please call, email or use the form on our Contact Us page

Enjoy the views below of some of the sights you may see along the way!








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