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Hi guys and girls.
Has anyone done the NC500 bikers' route in the Scottish Highlands?
Planning a trip up end of July into August...
All the best

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ullapool @ 27/03/2019 14:34  

Nice we are doing it over a couple weeks in September but in our motorhome it looks awesome 😊

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mwaggers @ 27/03/2019 16:50  

Outstanding roads, beautiful scenery, fantastic way to spend your time, I can't recommend enough. Best to plan petrol stops, they can be a way between, and it can be a little more expensive than further south. If you're staying in B&B/Hotels, they can get booked up at that time of year, and, again can be pricy sometimes; there are not so many campsites if you're looking to go that way (although that may have changed by now as it is getting more popular)- wild camping is a possible, I guess but I didn't actually try it. Plenty of industrial strength deet for the midges- if you have never been up that way before, they are fierce. The deet doesn't stop them, but it does let them know they're being naughty! Have a great time and a safe ride.

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Gallowglass @ 27/03/2019 20:32  

Done it East to west , but never headed back to inverness ,we went down to the Torridon mountain pass,+Achnasheen/@57.5333115,-6.0346014,9.01z/data=!4m13!1m7!3m6!1s0x488e618b4e88b1f1:0x61bb8e8840f4772e!2sTorridon,+Achnasheen!3b1!8m2!3d57.5468767!4d-5.5133569!3m4!1s0x488e618b4e88b1f1:0x61bb8e8840f4772e!8m2!3d57.5468767!4d-5.5133569 then on to Applecross highland games over the Bealachnaba pass.N.C. 500+

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Deleted Member @ 03/04/2019 23:02  

Done the west half. Awesome. Accommodation was a bit scarce. An a bit pricy. We got luck with midges. summer months soon as you stop in the open they want to be biker mates. So environmentally friendly (not deet) is advisable.

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Deleted Member @ 04/04/2019 12:42  

We're going to be carting the wife's wardrobe around some of the NC500 in about 3 weeks on a VFR - apparently, if you're up for some instant scenery, it's best to head for Inverness and cut straight north-west, through the mountains.

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Deleted Member @ 15/04/2019 17:18  

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