28 minutes | Oct 5, 2021

The Slow Road - From Torridon to Red Point Beach

'The Slow Road' tells the story of driving down the North Coast 500 - but mostly not following it. Instead, we explore some of the detours along the way.First, we drive from Torridon to Lower Diabaig, crossing a mountain pass that makes the hair stand up at the back of your next. Then, we leave the road behind to go for a hike in the Beinn Eighe mountain range. Finally, we drive down another detour - the winding coastal road to the beach at Red Point.This episode shows that it's worth to slow down and tackle short sections of the North Coast 500 in-depth, instead of attempting to drive the whole loop in a few days.After the story, I'll tell you some of my top tips for driving the North Coast 500 responsibly.Are you ready? Great – let’s travel to Scotland!This episode is brought to you by Go Ape.Book now at www.goape.co.uk and use the code WILDSCOT to receive 10% all four Scottish Go Ape sites - Aberfoyle, Peebles, Aberdeen, Dalkeith (Edinburgh).See full T&Cs on wildforscotland.comLinksJoin the Wild for Scotland email list here.Subscribe here to join the waitlist for my Ready-Made Itinerary, launching soon!Plan your trip with my Travel Guide for the North Coast 500 road trip.Lower your impact with these travel tips for responsible tourism in Scotland.Access the transcript of this episode on wildforscotland.comSupport this show on Patreon and unlock bonus episodes.CreditsWritten and hosted by Kathi Kamleitner. Produced and edited by Fran Turauskis. Cover Art illustrated by Lizzie Vaughan-Knight. All original music composed by Bruce Wallace. Support my show on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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