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UPDATED MAY 2020. PLEASE NOTE: This article is intended to inspire future travels. Stay safe and follow government guidelines. Day trips are currently allowed in England but not in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. Overnight stays are not allowed.
There’s nothing quite like exploring a country by car, as long as you have the time to swerve monotonous motorways and take to tarmac less travelled. In the UK, you can easily drive from the heart of a capital city like London to a medieval village, an ancient woodland or a deserted sandy beach – and, no surpise, the journeys are photogenic ones.
Here are arguably the best of the bunch: the most Instagrammed road trips, or stretches of road, in the UK, based on the number of times the road was tagged in an Instagram post. They range from the northenmost edges of mainland Scotland to the coastal road that sweeps through the counties of Devon and Cornwall. Let’s hit the road.
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