Wee Mad Road

The Ultimate Guide to Traveling the Wee Mad Road in the Scottish Highlands

Wee Mad Road is the name of a curvy drive located in the northwestern Scottish Highlands.

How long is the Wee Mad road?

Tucked away in the northwestern Scottish Highlands the road is totally paved. Part of the scenic North Coast 500, this looping ribbon of asphalt that hugs the coastline is 23.81km (14.8 miles) long in the wilds of Scotland. Running among lakes, rivers and mountains, the thrilling route runs with many blind, hairpin turns between the fishing hamlets of Inverkirkaig, Coigach and Achiltibuie through some the northwest's most stunning scenery. It runs past a sort of greatest hits of Scottish icons.

Is the Wee Mad road worth it?

The delightful drive around the coastal fringes is wild and beautiful. The one lane road is narrow and leads across the wild northwest landscape on the northwest coast of the country. It shouldn't be attempted by those who don't know how to reverse. It may be narrow, twisting and sometimes very steep, but it is beyond recall one of the most scenic routes in the North West Highlands of the country.



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