The North Coast 500 Challenge with Mark Beaumont

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  Tour Operator  Wilderness Scotland

  United Kingdom

 6 days (Bike: 5 days)

  800 km  (~160km per day)


 Hilly, On-road



If you've ever dreamt of participating in an ultra-distance ride or simply focused on an endurance challenge of a lifetime, 2020 could be the year. For 1 limited date only, we're offering the chance to ride 500 epic miles around the Scottish coast in the company of record-breaking round-the-world cyclist Mark Beaumont.

Over 4 incredible and unforgettable days you will cycle 500miles/800km and climb over 10,000m on some of the most spectacular roads and scenery in Europe. With one of the world’s most experienced endurance athletes at your side and unrivalled logistical support throughout, head north to the Highlands for the ride of your life.

Mark Beaumont has become a household name through his documentaries about ultra endurance and adventure.  Having smashed the circumnavigation cycling World Record twice in his career, he now holds this 18,000 mile title in a time of 78 days and 14 hours, averaging 240 miles a day.  His epic documentaries have taken viewers to over 100 countries, into the Arctic, the high mountains and around the Commonwealth, also surviving capsize in the mid-Atlantic.  Mark first pedalled the North Coast 500 in 2015, straight after coming home to Scotland after a 6000 mile race from Cairo to Cape Town. With those big miles in his legs, he completed the route non-stop in a record time of 37 hours.

Trip Highlights

  • Cycle 500mi and climb/descend over 10,000m of epic Highland roads.
  • Ride in the company of Mark Beaumont - the fastest person to have cycled round the world.
  • Experience the breathtaking landscapes of the Scottish Highlands and Coastline.

Tour Information





Cost From

Guided   £ 2500

Single Supplement

Limited availability


Accommodation in high quality 3-4\* small hotels All meals, non-alcoholic drinks and ride nutrition are taken care of and included in the price. We will eat dinner as a group and plan to dine in the hotels where we are staying for convenience at the end of a long day. Each of the accommodations includes breakfast with a wide range of choices. Lunches are taken on the road in the form of a rolling picnic or a cafe/pub depending upon the weather and location. We also take care of your additional nutrition requirements and provide energy snacks and drinks on demand. All transport throughout the trip


Bike hire: Road Bike – Checkpoint ALR 5 Hybrid Bike – FX Sport 4 Ebike – Verve+


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