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

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.

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.

The A835 road winding past Knockan Crag with Cul Beag mountain in the background.

1. Knockan Crag

The A835 road winding past Knockan Crag with Cul Beag mountain in the background.
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The Horseshoe Road on the North Coast 500. (Picture: Shutterstock)

2. Horseshoe Road

The Horseshoe Road on the North Coast 500. (Picture: Shutterstock)
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The A99 road at Occumster on the North Coast 500. (Picture: Shutterstock)

3. Occumster

The A99 road at Occumster on the North Coast 500. (Picture: Shutterstock)
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On Loch Assynt are the ruins of these historic buildings next to the A837. (Picture: Shutterstock)

4. Calda House and Ardveck Castle

On Loch Assynt are the ruins of these historic buildings next to the A837. (Picture: Shutterstock)
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