Scotland in the Winter?

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As ever… the guys at NC500 have come up with another great blog and we could’nt resist helping them get this glorious message out… enjoy! From the remote, striking, snow-capped mountains, to the warmth of a roaring fire in a cosy Highland lodge… the Scottish highlands have it all! Whether your upcoming trip will be […]

Top Detours on the NC500

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This is a great blog by Gabbi Armstrong who is the Communications manager for the North Coast 500, So good, we didnt think you should miss it, so here it is in all it’s glory. You can read more from Gabbi at the North Coast 500 website For those who have yet to complete the […]

Getting around the Highlands with ease

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Motorhome holidays are perfect for ramblers… who like to spend hours walking whatever the weather, but two feet aren’t the only way to explore, and while we can’t always guarantee the weather, we have found some great alternatives to walking. First up, cycling; be prepared and fit a bike rack to your motorhome and this […]

2019’s top unique experiences not to miss!

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OK… we found this article by  Gabbi Armstrong ,  the Communications Project Manager for the North Coast 500 team. We felt it summed up some of the great ideas and shenanigans you and your family might like to get up to here in the Highlands in your hired motorhome this summer While driving the North […]

Christmas is Coming to the Highlands

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Inverness’s Christmas & Winter Festivals As the year draws to a close, things get pretty magical in the Highland capital. Plan a visit this winter and experience wonderful shopping options, bags of merry entertainment, and a very warm welcome! What can I expect? Inverness’ winter festivities begin with the Christmas Lights Switch On, usually held […]

When were you born in the Highlands?

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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WHO WERE BORN IN SCOTLAND IN THE 1940’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s !! First, we survived being born to mothers who smoked and/or drank while they carried us. They took aspirin, ate blue cheese dressing, tuna from a tin, and didn’t get tested for diabetes. Then after that trauma, our baby cots […]

Is this Scotlands top 10 places to see?

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We found an excellent post from Claire Farquhar who is the Communications & Project Manager for the North Highland Initiative (NHI) and is responsible for managing the communications and marketing of the NHI project portfolio… we happen to think she  is a great writer and has come up with a great list of the top […]

World War II re-enactment festival delights crowds

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The crowds enjoyed the sunshine and the huge range of exhibits on show at last weekend’s World War Two festival in Aultbea and Poolewe. Veterans from the UK and Russia joined serving personnel and diplomats to view the various attractions, which included lifesize replicas of a Spitfire and Messerschmit, a Soviet T34 tank and a […]

Scotlands Malt Whisky Trail

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Scotland’s Malt Whisky Trail is the only trail of its kind in the world. Set in the heart of stunning Speyside, this trail takes in seven world-famous working distilleries, one historic distillery and the fascinating Speyside Cooperage.Speyside is famous for its wonderful whisky and is often called ‘Malt Whisky Country’. It’s home to more than […]

The North Coast 500, Scotland’s Route 66

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The North Coast 500 is Scotland’s answer to Route 66, starting in Inverness this 500 mile round journey takes in some of the most stunning scenery Scotland has to offer. The Proclaimers may have sung about walking 500 miles – and even 500 more – but they were never 500 miles like this. The NC500 […]