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4 Night Tour Arisaig, Applecross, Gairloch, Fort William

Day 1 From Four Seasons Campers (Loch Lomond Base) head north on the A82 through Glencoe and continue towards Fort William then past Neptunes Staircase on the A830 towards Arisaig and Mallaig. The road runs parallel to the Jacobite Steam train railway line made famous in Harry Potter as the route the Hogwarts Express took. Turn off the A830 at Arisaig where there are an abundance of campsites and beautiful beaches that look towards the Inner Hebridean Islands of Eigg and Rhum. Things to see Continue reading →

3 Night Tour Glencoe, Arisaig, Applecross, Fort William

Day 1 From Four Seasons Campers (Loch Lomond Base) head north on A82 towards Glencoe.  Things to see and do: • Stop at pretty village of Luss on Loch Lomond • Get last minute suppliers at Green Welly Stop at Tyndrum • Enjoy ‘healthy’ fish and chips from The Real Food Café in Tyndrum • Stretch your legs along part of the West Highland Way at Bridge of Orchy and enjoy some great pub food at The Bridge of Orchy Hotel • Visit National Trust Continue reading →

Driving the North Coast 500 in winter and spring guide

Navigate direct to: Day 1: Getting to the Gorgeous West Coast | Day 2: Ullapool and Sutherland | Day 3: Castles and Legends | Day 4: The North Coast leg | Day 5: Whisky and Wildlife “North Coast 500,” I hear several times on my train journey north. “North Coast 500” I hear again on my return journey back to Glasgow. It’s a snowy day in January and it seems the whole of Scotland is talking about this epic touring route around the north coast Continue reading →