Top 3 Motorcycle Destinations in Scotland

You don’t have to travel far to find some of the best motorcycling destinations in the world. Scotland is brimming with stunning scenery, plenty of Instagram opportunities and interesting places to stop, just make sure you wrap up warm and don’t forget your waterproofs!

If you are looking for some inspiration for some summer rides, look no further than John Clark BMW Motorrad, we have found the best 3 destinations in Scotland for you to ride.

Applecross Peninsula

Famous for a spectacular drive, Apple Cross is located in The Western Ross and gives you the impression that you are on the ‘edge of the world’ and is one of the highest roads in Britain reaching an impressive 2,053ft, you are sure to see some incredible views along the way. There are two ways of get to Applecross, a windy road from Shielding, from the north on Loch Torridon and has outstanding views along the way, as well as the Bealach na Ba, or the Pass of the Cattle. One of the most famous sections of the North Coast 500, popular with motorcycle tourers, there is plenty

The Dukes Pass

Regarded by many as one of Britain’s best drives, the Dukes Pass leads you through the Iconic Great Trossachs Forrest and runs from Aberfoyle to Loch Katrine. The best place to start exploring is the Loch Forest Visitor Centre, 1 mile north of Aberfoyle. It is, however, a short journey at around 10 miles, it won’t take you more than a day but the epic ride may make you turn around and do it all over again! Pick your direction, bend angle and altitude - and we bet you the Duke Pass has it.

North East 250

Forget the North Coast 500, there is a new route in town. Lean into the exciting North East 250, just a short ride away from our Aberdeen dealership you start and end in Aberdeen passing through whisky distilleries, the stunning Cairngorms National Park, famous castles of Royal Deeside and the granite city itself, it is picturesque and an unforgettable exhilarating ride. Just remember not to drive and ride! Why not make it a North East 250 getaway? On the way, there is luxury hotels and spas for a quick overnight stop.