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Alternative to the NC500 the NE250


We all know about the NC500 and we have mentioned this location before , the North East 250 , is shorter and probably less well travelled , but in no means less of an Advanture.


If you have done the NC500, and fancy something that wee bit different why not give it a try.


To help you plan your next trip , and to make the decision about where to explore when you book one of our campers, we have created a few itineraries which will set you well on your way. Here at Advantures we are here to ensure you have the best time possible



5-Day Itinerary - North East 250 Campervan Advanture

Day 1: Alness to Inverness

  • Pick up your campervan in Alness.

  • Drive to Inverness and visit the Ness Islands for a pleasant walk.

  • Camp overnight at the Bught Caravan Park in Inverness.

Day 2: Inverness to Elgin

  • Drive to Elgin and explore the town.

  • Visit Lossiemouth's East Beach for a coastal walk.

  • Camp overnight at the Lossiemouth East Beach Caravan Park.

Day 3: Elgin to Ballater

  • Explore Elgin further or visit Brodie Castle.

  • Drive to Ballater, stopping at the Royal Lochnagar Distillery.

  • Camp overnight at the Ballater Caravan Park.

Day 4: Ballater to Stonehaven

  • Explore Ballater and take a walk in the Cairngorms.

  • Drive to Stonehaven and explore the town.

  • Camp overnight at the Stonehaven Caravan Park.

Day 5: Stonehaven to Aberdeen

  • Take a coastal walk in Stonehaven, visiting Dunnottar Castle.

  • Return to Aberdeen and explore the city.

  • Conclude your journey at the Aberdeen Beachfront Holiday Park.


7-Day Itinerary - Extended North East 250 Campervan Adventure Days 1-5: Follow the 5-Day Itinerary as mentioned above. Day 6: Aberdeen to Montrose

  • Visit the stunning cliffs at St. Cyrus National Nature Reserve.

  • Explore Montrose, including a visit to Montrose Basin Nature Reserve.

  • Camp overnight at the Montrose Caravan and Motorhome Club Site.

Day 7: Montrose to Arbroath

  • Take a walk along the picturesque cliffs near Arbroath.

  • Explore Arbroath's historic sites, including Arbroath Abbey.

  • Camp overnight at a local campsite or wild camp in a designated area.

10-Day Itinerary - Ultimate North East 250 Campervan Adventure Days 1-7: Follow the 7-Day Itinerary as mentioned above. Day 8: Arbroath to Dundee

  • Drive to Dundee and explore the city, including the V&A Dundee museum.

  • Take a walk along the Dundee waterfront.

  • Camp overnight at the nearby Riverside Caravan Park.

Day 9: Dundee to Pitlochry

  • Visit the scenic town of Pitlochry and take a walk around Loch Faskally.

  • Explore the Pitlochry Festival Theatre and the local shops.

  • Camp overnight at the Faskally Caravan Park.

Day 10: Pitlochry to Alness

  • Return to Alness, dropping off your campervan.

  • If time permits, visit the Black Isle Wildlife & Country Park for a final walk.

  • Conclude your journey in Alness.

These itineraries offer a variety of walking opportunities, scenic landscapes, and cultural experiences along the North East 250 route, starting from Alness. Don't forget to check campsite availability and book in advance as needed. Enjoy your campervan adventure in the Scottish Highlands!


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