NC500 Foodies Guide

Seafood

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 […]

Whisky On The NC500

Whisky On The NC500 It feels like just yesterday that we had our opening party in glorious sunshine. With memories of lovely weather still fresh in the mind, you can imagine our anguish when a planned hillwalking weekend was curtailed by poor weather. Autumn can have some excellent weather but not that weekend! What then […]

Whisky On The NC500 – Near Inverness

Whisky On The NC500 – Distilleries Near Inverness It feels like just yesterday that we had our opening party in glorious sunshine. With memories of lovely weather still fresh in the mind, you can imagine our anguish when a planned hillwalking weekend was curtailed by poor weather. Autumn can have some excellent weather but not […]

Whisky On The NC500 – Brora to Tain

Whisky On The NC500 It feels like just yesterday that we had our opening party in glorious sunshine. With memories of lovely weather still fresh in the mind, you can imagine our anguish when a planned hillwalking weekend was curtailed by poor weather. Autumn can have some excellent weather but not that weekend! What then […]

Whisky On The NC500 – John o’ Groats

group of whisky casks

Whisky On The NC500 It feels like just yesterday that we had our opening party in glorious sunshine. With memories of lovely weather still fresh in the mind, you can imagine our anguish when a planned hillwalking weekend was curtailed by poor weather. Autumn can have some excellent weather but not that weekend! What then […]

Sunset On Our First Summer

Sunset On Our First Summer As summer 2019 comes to a close, we look back on our first season. We’ve had a great summer!  350 ‘happy-glampers’ have stayed in our pods since we opened back in May. The feedback we’ve received since then has been exceptional, as you can see from our google review page […]

Castles Near Inverness

red stone castle with turret

Castles Near Inverness Inverness is the start & end point of the North Coast 500 route (NC500). Following the theme of our recent NC500 castle blogs, we thought we should also take a look at the Castles near Inverness. They are certainly worth visiting, although there is one you might not want to see the […]