North Coast 500 Route66

Scotland's Ultimate Roadtrip.
Find all the best places to see, stay & play. Go sightseeing around Scotland's amazing landmarks and scenery
along this amazing coastal route now being daubed as Scotland's very own Route 66.
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Travel in luxury in high-spec vehicles with High Spirtits Tours, stay in specially selected accommodation emphasising best comfort and visit some of the best locations in Scotland. You tell us what your passions are and what you would love to see while visiting Scotland and we will do the rest, setting up a great itinerary for your trip. Our Mission is to ensure you can relax, unwind and enjoy your trip. You are our guest, we want you to feel welcome.

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Town
Banchory
Email
info@highspiritstours.co.uk
Website
https://www.highspiritstours.co.uk/
City
Aberdeen
Phone
0330 333 9254

Address On The NC500

25 Tillybrake Rd, Banchory AB31 5QG, UK
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North Coast 500 Roadtrip News

  • North Coast 500 Speed Limits

    North Coast 500 Speed Limits
    North Coast 500 Speed Limits

    What are the North Coast 500 Speed Limits?

    If you are planning on zooming around the NC500 like a bad thing then maybe you should realise a few things first about the speed limits on this iconic coastal route around the scottish highlands. firstly there are no motorways in the highland's and very few sections of dual carriageway, thus the whole route is nmade up of single carriageway and single track roads. The national speed limit on single carriage roads is 60mph for cars & motorcycles 50mph for Motorhomes (the average free flow speed around the route is 48mph), though there may be few occasions that you will be safe to drive at this speed. The reality is, the north coast 500 has become such a popular route in peak season that congestion has become a sad reality in such a rural setting. with sports cars, motorhomes, cyclists, walkers, hikers, campervans, daytrippers, sightseers, roadtrippers, truckers & van drivers not to mention the local people just trying to commute. (the Isle Of Skye was closed to Motorhomes for a period in 2019 due to the congestion on the island). If you are planning this nc500 route in 2020 and you do find yourself caught up in traffic don't be a fanny, remember you are part of the problem and part of the solution. Courtesy patience & manners are a must on this road so drive correctly for the conditions. You don't want to end up In Fanny Bay! Do You?

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  • North Coast 500 Racetrack

    Police have called the North Coast 500 a racetrack.

    Norther Constabulary have issued a warning to driver's on the NC500  ahead of the 2020 summer rush by tourists to drive the North Coast 500. Last year 70 drivers received warnings and 40 were dealt with by way of fixed penalties at the scene or will be reported to the procurator fiscal for prosecution. 

    Northern Constabulary said offences included dangerous driving and speeding, other motorists were also detected on the route driving carelessly, failing to wear a seatbelt & using a mobile phone while driving. The North Coast 500 is attracting more and more tourists every year, most of these drivers are not from the local area and are not used to driving on the left or on single track roads.

     
  • Where Does NC 500 Start and End

    starting and ending in Inverness this 516 ish miles north coast route which is now often daubed as Scotland’s version of the world-famous American Route 66, the NC500 Scottish road trip allows you to absorb the breath-taking culture and heritage one embarks on this journey. It's not a race so there are no real start and end points, this is meant to be a coastal route around the coast of The northern highland's to be able to take in the local scenery and highland hospitality as meander around single-track roads and admire the most beautiful scenery Scotland has to offer.

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