NC500 Foodies Guide

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NC500 Foodies Guide The North Coast 500 is renowned for its breath-taking beauty and spectacular driving, but no-one should be foolish enough to take on the challenge on an empty stomach. We have put together a NC500 foodies guide to a few of the route’s best eateries, from fine dining to casual comfort food.   […]

Your 5-Day North Coast 500 Tour Plan

  Your 5-Day North Coast 500 Tour Plan Many of you will have heard of the jaw droppingly beautiful North Coast 500. The Highlands’ 516 mile answer to Route 66 features some of the most picturesque scenery in all of Europe. With winding roads and rugged Highland scenery, more and more adventurers are coming to […]

North Coast 500 Luxury Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas tree in pod with festive lighting

North Coast 500 Luxury Christmas Gift Guide Some people are easy to buy for at Christmas. But what about the people in our lives who like something more unique? We here at NC500 Pods love giving, so we have put together a selection of Scottish luxury gift ideas from around the North Coast 500 that […]

North Coast 500 Winter Break

North Coast 500 Winter Break Do you have a hankering for a north coast 500 winter break, or to climb some of Assynt’s great mountains in winter? If so the following is very much for you! Moon Set Over Achmelvich Bay At Sunrise Recently we spent a week in our lovely pods to do a […]

NC500 walking holiday in Assynt’s Iconic Hills

NC500 walking holiday in Assynt’s Iconic Hills We feel that our pods are the perfect place to make your own little base camp for an NC500 walking holiday. Now that we’ve taken a closer look at each mountain lending a name to the pods at NC500pods, we hope to have inspired you to plan an […]

Suilven – The Scottish Icon

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Suilven – The Scottish Icon Suilven from Glen Canisp Lodge – Image by Lochinver Landscapes The four pods at NC500pods are named after four local mountains. We thought it would be good to look at each in a bit more detail. This week is the iconic Suilven. Suilven is probably the most recognisable mountain in […]

Quinag – Three For The Price Of One

Quinag – Three For The Price Of One Quinag & Ardvreck Castle – Image by Lochinver Landscapes The four pods at NC500pods are named after four local mountains. We thought it would be good to look at each in a bit more detail. This week is Quinag, which is in fact a Y-shaped ridge of […]

Stac Pollaidh – A Hill For All

Stac Pollaidh – A Hill For All Stac Pollaidh – Image by Lochinver Landscapes The four pods at NC500pods are named after four local mountains. We thought it would be good to look at each in a bit more detail. This week is Stac Pollaidh, which we feel is a hill that has something to […]

Canisp – The White Mountain

Canisp – The White Mountain Canisp – Image by Lochinver Landscapes The four pods at NC500pods are named after four local mountains. We’ll take a look at each in detail over the next few weeks. This week is Canisp, meaning the White Mountain in Old Norse. In some ways Canisp suffers from being so close […]