The NC500 starts in the northern city of Inverness, weaves along the west coast to Applecross and then northwards towards the towns of Torridon and Ullapool. From there, you'll venture to some of the most northerly coastal points in Scotland, passing by Caithness and John o' Groats before heading south again through Dingwall and finally back to Inverness.
- Distance: 516 miles
- Trip length: at least 5 - 7 days is recommended.
- Accommodation: book well in advance - make sure you consider camping as an option.
- Transport: you can drive, cycle, or even walk this route!