Things to do and places to go
Whether you want to tackle the North Coast 500 route, or simply plan you own route we can help you with hints and tips to get the maximum enjoyment from your time in the Motorhome, from places to park up, places to eat and little gems we have found whilst travelling.
Aviemore & surrounding area – why not start your adventure right here where you pick up the motorhome in Aviemore, from Stunning Loch Morlich, the CairnGorm mountain range, beautiful Rothiemurchus Estate to name but a few, Aviemore is a year round tourist destination with lots to offer.
The North Coast 500 is a spectacular route. Your journey starts in the City of Inverness, (a mere 30-minute drive from your pick-up point) (map of the NC500 route) from Inverness you’ll head along the west coast to Applecross and then northwards towards Torridon and Ullapool. From there you’ll venture to some of the most northerly coastal points in Scotland, passing by Caithness and John o’ Groats before heading south again to Dingwall and back to Inverness. An astounding 516 miles all in.
Due to the increased popularity of this route it is advisable to book ahead to any of the campsites you wish to stay on.
Please be advised that the ‘Bealach Na Ba’ route is NOT suitable for our motorhome and the alternative A896 must be used instead which will be a much safer route.
The Malt Whisky Trail – is made up of nine locations:Benromach -Forres, The Glenlivet – Ballindalloch, Cardhu – Knockando, Speyside Cooperage – Craigellachie, Dallas Dhu – Forres, Glenfiddich – Dufftown, Glen Grant – Rothes, Glen Moray – Elgin and Strath Isla – Keith.
Follow the world-famous Malt Whisky Trail signposts through picturesque Speyside and why not visit renowned Baxters of Speyside, Walkers Shortbread and Johnstons of Elgin Cashmere along the way. Whisky, Uisghe Breatha, the Water of Life.
Please read the following information if you intend to wild camp – Scottish Outdoor Access Code