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Lycian events is offering a bespoke concierge service to create a once in a lifetime journey around the North Coast 500. With expert knowledge and many years of experience in this sector, you are guaranteed a completely unique get away with breathtakingly beautiful scenery that you will never forget.


This is Scotland's answer to Route 66, the new scenic route showcases fairy-tale castles, beaches and ruins. With more than 500 miles of the best scenery the North Highlands has to offer. The route runs to and from Inverness, venturing around the capital of the Highlands, up the West coast and back via the rugged north coast. The North Coast 500 (NC500) was created in 2014 by the North Highland Initiative.

The North Highland Initiative (NHI) is a non-profit organisation that was established by HRH, The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay in 2005 in an effort to develop economic growth across the North Highlands. NHI works across three main sectors; food and drink, tourism and built environment. It was through the Tourism Project Board, that the idea of the NC500 was born. The concept of the NC500 was developed in order to create a tourism product that the whole of the North Highlands could benefit from and with such natural beauty already on offer, it was from there that the idea was formed.

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Bringing together a route of just over 500 miles of stunning coastal scenery, the route path naturally follows the main roads across the coastal edges of the North Highlands, through villages and towns of places like Ullapool, Durness, John O'Groats, Dornoch and Inverness.

The Official North Coast 500 route begins and ends in Inverness at Inverness Castle. The Castle is a perfect starting point to the route as it offers
unparalleled views over the capital city of the Highlands.


NC500 Itinerary

Specific tours include:

  • Luxury
  • Adventure
  • History and Heritage
  • Family
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Food and Drink
  • Distillery tours

Download a sample itinerary

Our itineraries are completely bespoke and individual. Whether you are looking for a couple of nights stay to relax and explore an area or an action packed two-week adventure, Lycian events caters for all. We pride ourselves in offering not only a great service but also competitive rates.

If you would like to enquire about the tours or have a chat to one of our team, please do not hesitate to contact us.