NorthCoast500 Day 1 – Edinburgh to Beauly

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Back in late May, North Coast 500  (NC500) was quietly launched in Inverness.  It is billed as Scotland’s answer to Route66.  NC500 is a 500 mile loop starting at Inverness, taking in some of the most scenic coastal scenery in the most remote corner of Scotland.  I had planned to drive NC500 in June, but snow fell on 1 June, so that put me off and I went to Jamaica instead!  However, I was still mad keen to drive this amazing route before the short days arrive, so this morning I set off from Edinburgh. Continue reading