The NC500

The perfect 4×4 vehicle for your NC500 car hire!

Looking for NC500 car hire? Why not hire a Land Rover Defender 4×4 from us!

With its 4×4 traction, huge ground clearance for the rough roads and cavernous load space, a Defender really is the perfect vehicle for your NC500 car hire.

We can even provide everything you need for your trip; a tent, sleeping kit and cooking kit. Do this, and you can simply pick up your Defender and drive; no need to book hotels or arrange transport!

Many of the campsites on the NC500 are closed in the off-season. Carrying your own tent and equipment allows you to enjoy the magnificent route in early Spring and late Autumn, often when the weather is at its best and traffic levels at their lowest.

A defender is a much easier vehicle in which to navigate the narrow roads of the far north-west than a motorhome, campervan or if towing a caravan. In many ways, these larger vehicles are unsuitable for the single-track roads in the region, with potholes, uneven surfaces and the occasional passing place.

What is the North Coast 500?

The NC500 is Scotland’s answer to Route 66.  The route stretches 500 miles across the Highlands and showcases some of Scotland’s most beautiful coastal scenery.  The route follows the main roads around the north coast of Scotland taking in the white sandy beaches, magnificent mountains and quaint villages.  Whether you’re going the distance or traveling a small stretch of this magical route, you are bound to discover endless adventure around every turn.

Some of the highlights along the NC500

Torridon: https://www.visitscotland.com/info/towns-villages/torridon-p235981
Glenmorangie Distillery: https://www.glenmorangie.com
Black Isle Brewery: http://www.blackislebrewery.com
Ullapool: http://www.ullapool.com
Bealach na Ba: http://www.visitwester-ross.com/bealach-na-ba.asp
Castle of Mey: http://www.castleofmey.org.uk
Smoo Caves: https://www.visitscotland.com/info/towns-villages/smoo-cave-p245631
Chanonry Point: http://www.explore-inverness.com/what-to-do/attractions/dolphin-watching-at-chanonry-point/
Attadale House & Gardens: https://www.attadalegardens.com
Dunrobin Castle: http://www.dunrobincastle.co.uk

Book your NC500 car hire today

If you want help to plan your perfect trip around Scotland’s north coast or any trip around the Highlands & Islands, then get in touch. We are always happy to assist. You will find further info on our vehicles here and pricing here.