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Scottish Highlands road trips to experience!  Do you like to set your own pace and agenda? Then forget touring across the continent this year! Come North and discover the majestic beauty of Scotland.


Keep coming North and experience the breathtaking beauty and stunning scenery of the Scottish Highlands.

The Epic – North Coast 500

It’s so much more than a viewpoint it’s a way of life! Sip a “wee dram”, delight in the delicious food straight from the sea, loch and field and “chat on” the locals.  Scotland is a little different expect a “good morning” as take your morning stroll and there is always someone with a “wee bit” of local advice or a story.There are some Epic Road Trips across the Scottish Highlands, come North and drive these gems!  These fabulous routes vary in length and offer a scenic alternative to main trunk roads and motorways. They’re easy to follow and well signposted – simply look out for the distinctive brown and white signs.

Checkout the following Scottish Highlands Road Trip Routes. Your perfect escape this year:

  • North Coast 500begins and ends in Inverness and is Scotland’s answer to route 66. This iconic route is one of the most beautiful coastal touring routes in the world.  At least that is what a Scot will tell you, totally unbiased!  This fabulous route brings together just over 500 miles of stunning coastal scenery. The route follows the main roads along the coastal edges of the North Highlands. Explore ancient castles, glistening sandy beaches and spell-binding heritage, the North Coast 500 has captured the imaginations of thousands of people.
  • Moray Firth Route, discover this beautiful corner of the highlands. Enjoy this semi circle route from Inverness taking in Beauly, Cromarty and Dornoch Firths. Covering 80miles /128km.  You will experience Beauly Priory, Glen Ord Distillery, Royal Dornoch Golf Course, Dolphin and Whale spotting in the Moray Firth. Soak up the wild beauty of this fabulous corner of Scotland meandering from Inverness to Loch Fleet via the sparkling waters of the Beauly, Cromarty and Dornoch Firth.

    Sparkling Waters of The Moray Firth

  • Highland Tourist Route is a special treat for lovers of ScottishHistory and takes in no less than 4 Castles as well as Culloden Battlefield plus many museums along the way.  The route travels through the rugged landscape of the Cairngorm National Park where you can see rare species or try a new exhilarating sport.

Stay with Us:

Don’t forget to book your stay with us at the Inverness Best Western Palace Hotel & Spa. We are a family run hotel, your stay matters to us and we look forward to extending a warm Highland welcome.  As our guest you will enjoy free car parking, free Wi-fi and don’t forget the lovely leisure club and swimming pool.  Prices from only £44.45 based on 2 sharing a classic room.  Remember #bookdirect for your best offers.  Call our reservations team on 01463 22 32 43 or email us at Palace and begin your next adventure.



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