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Walking itinerary for the NC500



Welcome to your ultimate campervan adventure in the stunning Highlands of Scotland! Whether you're drawn to walking, nature, distillery tours, castles, beaches, or food, we have curated a series of itineraries for your 5, 7, and 10-day trips along the North Coast 500 (NC500).


Get ready to explore the rugged landscapes, historic sites, and vibrant culture of this breathtaking region.


Walking Enthusiast Itinerary:

5-Day Itinerary:


Day 1: Inverness

  • Arrive in Inverness, explore the city's historic sites, and stock up on supplies.


Day 2: Dingwall to Ullapool

  • Drive to Dingwall for a picturesque walk around Fyrish Monument.

  • Head to Ullapool, park the campervan, and enjoy a coastal walk.

Day 3: Ullapool to Gairloch

  • Drive to Gairloch and embark on a hike to the Rua Reidh Lighthouse.

Day 4: Torridon

  • Explore the Torridon area with hikes such as Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail.

Day 5: Return to Inverness

  • Drive back to Inverness, stopping for a walk at Rogie Falls en route.


7-Day Itinerary:

  • Add to the 5-day itinerary:

Day 6: Assynt

  • Drive to Assynt and conquer the iconic Quinag mountain.

Day 7: Durness

  • Explore Smoo Cave and enjoy a coastal walk in Durness.

10-Day Itinerary:

  • Add to the 7-day itinerary:

  • Day 8-10: Caithness

    • Journey to Caithness, visit Dunnet Head, and experience coastal hikes.



Please note that the itineraries provided above are just suggestions, and you can tailor them based on your preferences and pace. Remember to check campervan sites and availability in advance, especially during peak seasons. Here at Advantures we can help you tailor your trip to suit your interests .




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