29 Apr '16, 6pm

One for the bucket list perhaps? @GolfDigest takes a memorable trip on the North Coast 500

On my journey north, the Hill o Many Stanes, Sinclair Castle, Dunrobin Castle, Whaligoe Steps and the sea stacks at Duncansby Head all stole my time, and I was happy to be robbed. Along the north coast I finally got to experience the Northern Lights, and once I passed the town of Thurso, the scenery became ever more enchanting. First came the beaches and the dunes and that overwhelming desire to lay out your own personal golf course, then came the mountains and the lakes and the peaks of Ben Loval and Ben Hiel, beyond Tongue. These peaks are said to have inspired Tolkien’s Mordor in Lord of the Rings —so sharp and jagged that even the clouds couldn’t hold on to them.

Full article: http://www.golfdigest.com/story/the-high-road-to-scotland...

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