Things To Do Near North Coast 500 Pods

North Coast 500 route

Things To Do Near North Coast 500 Pods

North Coast 500 Pods is situated in the highlands region of Scotland, being along the NC500 route that goes around the most beautiful spots in this area. It is a quiet area, which is sparsely populated, however is filled with beauty, scenic views and eye-opening nature. 

If you have never taken a trip to Scotland, visiting NC500 Pods would be a great starting point, introducing you to some of the most picturesque areas in the entire country of the United Kingdom. 

The environment is diverse, with a range of different sights to see and memories to be made. The question is: what else is there to do near North Coast 500 Pods?

In this article, we will discuss all the best places to visit and things to do when in the North Coast 500 Pods area, and how you can have a memorable experience when staying with us.

Areas to Explore

As mentioned above, there are many naturistic areas very close to NC500 Pods. These areas are beautiful and deserve a visit if you are ever in the area. Here are some of our favourites: 

Achmelvich Beach

Achmelvich Beach is absolutely stunning. Being very close to NC500 Pods (so close that you can see it from the pods themselves), it is somewhere that certainly deserves to be visited. Soft, white sand, the aquamarine, clear sea, the beautiful beach… It will have you believing you are on the other side of the world.

The Mountains/Hills

Scotland is a mountainous country, with the highland region in particular being known for its high-peaking cliffs and hills. Take advantage of this on your trip and go on a hike across some of the most beautiful parts of the world. There are many famous hills in the region, perfect for hiking, such as Quinag, Ben More, Cul Mor and Stac Pollaidh.

Activities/Things to do

Even though it is a quiet area of the world, there are still many exciting things for you to participate in. Here are some of our favourites:


Bring your rod and go on a boat trip into the North Atlantic Ocean. Achmelvich Beach is perfect for fishing, with there being frequent boat trips into the great sea. There are a range of unique fish in the area, and if you are planning a trip in the summertime, don’t forget to join in the annual fishing competition.



Overlooking Achmelvich Beach and the ocean, there is a 9-hole golf course perfect for a sunny day of fun. Bring the family and get involved in a game of golf, with the most beautiful view making it a magical experience for all.


Bring your swimming outfits and dive into the great blue sea. With it being such a clear, aqua colour, it is very enticing to want to go for a swim. Many people every year go swimming in the beautiful ocean, and are proud of doing so. However, do not let the colour trick you, it can still be very cold!

Are you excited?

North Coast 500 Pods are in a memorable place with a lot to get involved with and many sights to see. If you have never experienced the beauty that Scotland has to offer, visiting North Coast 500 Pods might be the holiday that you were looking for. 

If you haven’t already, take a look at our booking page for more information on the pods and where you would be staying. Challenge yourself to an adventure into Scotland and you certainly won’t regret it.

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