Most people love road trips, and considering the thrill and excitement that comes with the scenic drive that comes when driving through the British countryside, road trips in the UK shall remain the go-to activity to many who want to experience the beauty of the country.
No matter the destination, the following are some of the best rides in the UK that you should not miss in your lifetime:
1. Southwest England’s Atlantic Highway
This 135-mile highway gives a wide beauty of southwest England. It gives you some of the biggest views in this region. The road starts from Bridgewater to Bude and unfolds along the Cornish and Devon coast. Some of the features to be enjoyed include the Exmoor National Park and hikes on the hilly moors. This road trip is great for surfers and can take up to 5 days. This experience will make you want to go back, and to those who are new to road trips, it will surely make them addicted.
2. The Cat and Fiddle
Known as one of the bendiest roads in the UK, it is named after the inn at its summit, also claimed to be the second-highest in Britain. It offers extremely amazing and breathtaking views of Manchester and the Cheshire Plain as well as the Peak District Peak.
3. The Scottish Highlands and Isle of Skye
With breathtaking scenery, the Isle of Skye has dramatic landscapes that form the scenic beauty of Scotland. It is possible to drive on it for just half a day, however, because there is so much to be seen, admired, and explored, it can take 3 days.
This road trip will leave you with great memories to remember. For those who adore photography, the spectacular views would make extremely beautiful images.
4. Snake Pass-Peak District, England
It’s located in Derbyshire in the Peak District and crosses the Pennines and Ladybower Reservoir. This ride has beautiful views of the National Trusts’s High Peak Estate, it’s 42 miles long – with the highest point being 347 meters – and can take around one hour and 15 minutes to drive. The scenery is extremely beautiful and easily arrests the eye. If you’re looking for vans in Alfreton, check this out.
5. Penrith to Haydon
Named by the AA as one of the best driving roads in the UK, THE A686 from Penrith to Haydon is a particularly great experience. It is specifically known for being enjoyable during summer. It is right underneath the Northumberland National Park and goes over many sleep towns and many bridges while at the same time offering picturesque lookouts.
Wrapping up, the list includes the best road trips that you should not miss in the UK. Even though many other scenic roads would provide stunning views too, the ones provided should not be missed in this lifetime. Enjoy!