Why ride cycling in the straths?

Experience one of the most beautiful sections of the North Coast 500 and discover the hidden gems as you explore the straths.

You can also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Unrivalled scenery on some of the quietest roads in the country

  • Finisher's medal

  • Feed stations along the route

  • Friendly staff

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Don't take our word for it though...


“Just to say a big thank you to all the Cycling in the Straths team who worked so hard to make it a great day yesterday! We have had a wonderful weekend in Mackay Country!”


—  Mary & Keith,

Mackay Country Community Trust Limited is a company limited by guarantee registered in Scotland No. 331267 and a registered Scottish Charity No SCO38792

To provide a structure to allow the development of partnership between the communities and community groups operating in and comprising Mackay Country.

Registered Office: Farr Edge 2000 "The Hut" Bettyhill by Thurso Caithness KW14 7SS.