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This practical travel guide to the North Coast 500 features detailed factual travel tips and points-of-interest structured lists of all iconic must-see sights as well as some off-the-beaten-track treasures. Our itinerary suggestions and expert author picks of things to see and do will make it a perfect companion both, ahead of your trip and on the ground. This North Coast 500 guide book is packed full of details on how to get there and around, pre-departure information and top time-saving tips, including a visual list of things not to miss.

Our colour-coded maps make the North Coast 500 easier to navigate while you're there. The Rough Guide to the North Coast 500 covers: Inverness to the Black Isle and beyond, the road to John O'Groats, along the North Coast, exploring the Northwest and Wester Ross to Inverness.

Inside this North Coast 500 travel guide you'll find:


RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER Experiences selected for every kind of trip to the North Coast 500, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in the Black Isle, to family activities in child-friendly places, like Dunrobin Castle, or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Inverness.


PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS Essential pre-departure information including the North Coast 500 entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more.


TIME-SAVING ITINERARIES Includes carefully planned routes covering the best of the North Coast 500, which give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.

DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGE Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter of this the North Coast 500 travel guide includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options.


INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCAL Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for going whale watching off the west coast or hiking.


HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISS Rough Guides' rundown of the Caledonian Canal, Inverness, Ness Islands, and Thurso's best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to the North Coast 500, even in a short time.

HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS Written by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, this North Coast 500 guide book will help you find the best places, matching different needs.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter of this travel guide to the North Coast 500 features fascinating insights into the North Coast 500, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.


FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Assynt and the spectacular Duncansby Head sea stacks.

COLOUR-CODED MAPPING Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in the North Coast, the Black Isle, and many more locations around the North Coast 500, reduce the need to go online.


USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUT With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.


FREE EBOOK Free eBook download with every purchase of this guide book to the North Coast 500 allows you to access all of the content from your phone or tablet, for on-the-road exploration.


This edition is from 2023


Size: 128mm by 197mm by 6mm


No. Pages: 88 Pages

The Rough Guide to the North Coast 500

SKU: 9781839058530
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