Best Beaches on the NC500

And just like that, it’s Friday again! Hope you all had a fantastic week. Is it just me or has it got considerably colder the last few days? We’re really starting to crank up the gas usage now we need the heating more!

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This week we headed around the north west coast, hitting up some of the most incredible beaches in the world. We would be bias to say they are the best 🙄 but just look at that!

balnakeil beach from above

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Highlights of the Week

As I mentioned above, we have been exploring the most beautiful beaches around the NC500 this week. We had a relatively clear weather window that allowed us to see some spectacular sunrise and sunsets over them making it even more special.

Ceannabeinne Beach

One of our favourite beaches in Scotland, Ceannabeinne Beach sits under the mountain, Beinn Ceannabeinne and is one of the most spectacular beaches you will see on the NC500. The sand is so soft and white and there is no seaweed! This is also a great wild camping spot for either tents or vans with a fab view 😍This is also the location of the Golden Eagle Zipline which is the most northern zipline in Europe and it goes right across the beach! Unfortunately it was closed due to the high winds so we’ll just need to come back again I guess!

ceinnabeinne beach

Sango Sands

Sango Sands in Durness sits beneath one of the most popular campsites on the NC500, Sango Sands Oasis. Again, this beach is perfection, white sand and crystal clear water. There is a viewing platform overlooking the beach as well which was sooo windy when we were there.

selfie at sango sands

Achmelvich Bay

One of the other many beautiful beaches we stopped at was Achmelvich Bay, one of the most well known beautiful beaches in Scotland. This beach is one of the most sheltered beaches around this part of the coast and the one with the most nail-biting drive along skinny roads! Very beautiful though and well worth a visit!

achmelvich bay

We are parked up for the next few days catching up on a lot of work, Campbell’s birthday is next week so we are looking forward to celebrating 😁

Hope you all have a lovely week guys!


Gem and Cam ❤️

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