The furthest north I've visited is Fort William, even this provides great driving roads and outstanding scenery.
Last week I finished work early and went with a group of friends to do the North Coast 500. We stopped in Carlisle Thursday night to make the trip to the first Scottish hotel (The Torridon) a little shorter. The road to this place, A896, was a taster of what to expect.
We started off with the Applecross to Shieldaig Road which looped back around to The Torridon Hotel. We then went North along the A832, A835 & A894, stopping off at the best pie shop in the UK, before arriving at the Scourie Hotel.
The last stop was in Dornoch where we spent the night in what looked like the hotel from The Shining! Luckily we spent most of the evening at the Dornoch Castle Whisky Bar.
The last day was was a 500mile blast back to reality.
Went to East London Porsche to see Magnus Walker, buy his book and get it signed. He took his time to chat with everyone that had waited to get their book signed. A few of us hung around after to see him get in the iconic white Martini liveried 930 Turbo that he saw when he was at the '77 Earls Court motor show, the car that started his love affair for Porsche. I even managed to get under the bonnet signed too.
Had a great day at Goodwood's 75th Members Meeting. Some amazing race cars, makes me wish I was this age back in the 70's.
Popped over to Alexandra Palace yesterday to see whats going on at the Classic and Sports Car Show. I planned on taking the 3.2 but it's a bit poorly at the moment, hopefully just a coil.