Self-drive classic car hire in the Highlands of Scotland


North Coast Classics offer self-drive classic car hire, and classic car experiences, in the Highlands of Scotland.  Hire from 24 hours to 7 days, for a special day, a weekend away, or a road trip round the North Coast 500 or one of the other great driving routes in the Highlands.

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September 2021

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We are based in Dingwall, about 15 miles north of Inverness, and on the North Coast 500 driving route. It is also a great location for exploring the Black Isle, Loch Ness, Inverness and the Spey Valley.


Insurance included

Our self-drive hire rates also include comprehensive insurance for one named driver and up to two additional drivers can be added for £15 per driver per day.  We won't be trying to sell you additional insurance at the desk!



If you are not sure about hiring a classic, or if you are just looking for a shorter classic car experience, we also offer a range of Experiences which will get you behind the wheel of one or more of our classics, from only £59.



Our hire fleet currently comprises a 1964 Volvo Amazon (122S) saloon, another Volvo, an 1800ES sports estate from 1973,  two MGB GT hatchbacks (a blue 1970 and a red 1978), and a 1978 MGB Roadster convertible (also red).   


All our cars are carefully maintained using skills developed preparing classic cars for long distance UK and European road rallies.  So we are confident that our cars are as reliable as can be but for your peace of mind our hire rates also include AA roadside assistance.


And for your convenience our cars also include a boot pack containing screenwash, first aid kit, a hi-viz vest, a warning triangle, a fire extinguisher, an electric tyre inflator, a picnic rug, and an umbrella (or parasol, if you prefer!).  We can also include a 5 litre fuel can which you can use if you wish.

North Coast 500


We are members of the North Coast 500 Business Club. The NC500 is a spectacular driving route around the north of Scotland, starting and finishing in Inverness. Not only is it a great route in itself, but it also takes you to many beautiful and fascinating places to visit or explore in the Highlands. Castles, beaches, distilleries - they're all there and much, much more!


There is no better way to drive the route and see the sights than by taking a classic car. Visit the NC500 website for more information, and the VisitScotland website for classic car friendly accommodation and businesses on the route.

Other routes

Of course there are plenty of other interesting roads to drive and places to visit in the Highlands. Other designated routes include the North East 250 and the Snow Roads Scenic Route.

And you can always plot your own route to visit some of the many beautiful locations and interesting and historic buildings in this area. Our hire area comprises all of the Scottish mainland north of the A85 (Oban/Crianlarich/Crieff/Perth/Dundee), and the Isle of Skye.

So with our generous daily mileage limit of 180 miles you have an enormous area to explore in your classic car!