These are 13 of the best views on the North Coast 500

The North Coast 500 is considered by many to be Scotland's version of the USA's Route 66.

Durness, on the North Coast 500 route (Photo: Shutterstock)

With stunning views of mountain passes, valleys and the rugged Scottish coastline, the North Coast 500 is on many road-trippers' bucket lists. Here are some of the best views you can see on the roads of the route.

If you get hungry on the way, make sure to check out our selection of the best food and drink hotspots on the North Coast 500.

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The A835 road winding past Knockan Crag with Cul Beag mountain in the background.
The Horseshoe Road on the North Coast 500. (Picture: Shutterstock)
The A99 road at Occumster on the North Coast 500. (Picture: Shutterstock)
On Loch Assynt are the ruins of these historic buildings next to the A837. (Picture: Shutterstock)
The road to Assynt in early Spring. (Picture: Shutterstock)
The road out of Lochinver on a foggy spring day. (Picture: Shutterstock)
The A837 road with Quinag mountain in the distance. (Picture: Shutterstock)
On the A895 near Lairg and Unapool is the Kylesku bridge. (Picture: Shutterstock)
The town of Ullapool. (Picture: Shutterstock)
The town of Shieldag which is on the North Coast 500 route. (Picture: Shutterstock)
The famous Pass of the Cattle has one of the finest views on the North Coast 500. (Picture: Shutterstock)
The loch is in Wester Ross. (Picture: Shutterstock)
The North Coast 500 route goes straight past one of Scotland's most striking castles. (Picture: Shutterstock)