Ah, the open road. It’s been the source of inspiration for many a cracking anthem, and where better to belt them out than on an epic road trip. The boundless hot tarmac of Route 66 or the dramatic coastline of Australia’s Great Ocean Road might be what first springs to mind, but believe it or not, there are some equally stunning routes in the United Kingdom.
The country’s small but mighty network of roads makes it the perfect place for a multi-day adventure in the car – not to mention its lush countryside, cute seaside towns and fairytale forests. The vistas vary wildly across Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and England, and sauntering around on four wheels is one of the most liberating ways to explore them.
From the incredible deserted beaches, glassy lochs and heather-covered peaks of the North Coast 500 to the waterfalls and world-class rambling routes of the Yorkshire Dales, get those playlists at the ready and tick off these bucket list road trip itineraries around the United Kingdom.
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