NorthCoast500 Day 2 – Beauly to Scourie


Up bright and early, I enjoyed an excellent breakfast prepared by Isobel before heading off just before 8.30am.  It was a mixed weather forecast and I had a lot of driving ahead of me, so was keen to get going. Continue reading

NorthCoast500 Day 1 – Edinburgh to Beauly


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