The West Highland Explorer
The North Highlands © North Coast Explorer

West Highland Explorer Tour

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March — October

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Join us for a private bespoke guided tour of the North Highlands in a premium 4X4. Taking a maximum of 4 people, each tour provides an unrivalled personal experience and travelling no more than 100 miles per day leaves plenty of time for exploration.

Be reassured, in line with all Government and Public Health safety guidelines, we have completed a full Covid-19 Risk Assessment and been accredited with the UK-wide Tourism Industry Standard and Consumer Mark - We're Good to Go'.

Overview: Explore the west of the North Highlands with this four day tour.

Many people say that the west coast is the highlight of their North Highland adventures. To be sure, the vistas are amazing and much of it can be viewed from the roadside. But if you want to lift the lid on what lays before you and really experience the region then you really need to get out of the car to experience it.

The geology of the Torridon Massif is impressive as it rips open the earth and thrusts rocks that are billions of years old skyward – for some it might inspire a hill walk. If this sounds too energetic then why not try a boat excursion out to the Summer Isles or a barefoot stroll on one of the many sandy beaches? Maybe some retail therapy at the Lochinver pottery might be more your style or you could just indulge in a bag of west coast Fish and Chips whilst you watch the setting sun over The Minch. Perchance it might be all of these and more!

Tours typically start at Inverness or anywhere along the route to suit your needs.


● Kishorn Fish Bar – superb seafood to eat in or take away

● Bealach Na Ba – the tortuous route over the Applecross peninsula

● Inverewe Gardens – a coastal garden with impressive California Redwoods

● The Torridon Pass – dominated by the mighty Beinn Eighe

● Seal spotting – along the shores of Loch Broom

● Ullapool – a chance to shop for those important souvenirs

● Lochinver Larder – the world famous pie shop

Contact details

North Coast Explorer Tours
Mey House
East Mey
KW14 8XL
Applecross Inverness Inverness Airport Lochinver Torridon Ullapool
Driver guide
Bespoke Private
Archaeology Castles Food and drink Geology Gin History Landscapes Photography Whisky Wildlife


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North Coast Explorer Tours

Travel in luxury and style as you take one of our premier chauffeured tours covering the North Highlands & North Coast 500. Local knowledge gained from more than 14 years of exploration in the area enables us to create a customised tour itinerary which provides unique, immersive and unrivalled experiences for our guests. This is not a tour bus full of strangers on a predefined route. This is travelling in comfort, with no more than 4 people, in our top of the range Land Rover enjoying your own exclusive itinerary . Relax and discover the best of what the North Highlands has to offer.

Opening times

March to October inclusive (other times by arrangement)

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