Find the best places to pack overnight. All have been tried and tested by yours truly!


A selection of itineraries to choose from when doing the NC500 - from 5 days to 2 weeks!

Things to do and see

Activities, attractions, and views not to be missed on the NC500.

what to do and see

Discover what each coast has to offer on this incredible road trip. From white sandy beaches, to cascading waterfall, to unique wildlife experiences, there is something for everyone throughout the NC500. Each post definitively listed every attraction and sight to be found on each leg of the journey making planning your dream road trip a little bit easier.


These carefully crafted itineraries are jam packed full of the best that Scotland has to offer on the iconic NC500 route. From stunning beaches to unique wildlife experiences these itineraries will maximise your time, and make sure you don’t miss the best sights and attractions, including a few of the best hidden gems. Whether you only have a few days to explore the NC500 or a lifetime, these itineraries will allow you to make the most of your adventure. Each itinerary breaks down what you will do each day as well as recommending the best places to eat and stay on this route, and even suggests a few detours that may take your fancy!

wild camping

One of the most underrated parts of the NC500 is the seemingly endless beautiful locations to wild camp on the NC500. From beachfront park ups to stunning spots nestled among mountains and lochs, there is something for everyone! Best yet, they are all absolutely free!

- all the wild camping spots on the NC500 tried and tested by us -