Best Road Trips in the UK

Whether this is a road trip with your partner, family, friends or a solo trip, these are a few of the best road trips in the UK.

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Planning a UK road trip? You will find that there are many great road trips to take all over the UK that will show you the great beauty and allow you to enjoy the thrill of the open road. Whether this is a road trip with your partner, family, friends or a solo trip, these are a few of the best road trips in the UK that are worth looking into.

North Coast 500, Scotland

NC 500 is often the first road trip brought up in discussion and this is for good reason. The 500-mile trip around the northern coast of Scotland allows you to take in the breathtaking coastal scenery that is quite unlike anywhere else in the UK. In addition to the natural beauty on show, you will also find there to be charming remote villages and towns with plenty to offer travellers along the way. On a long journey like this, you need to have a car that you can rely on so it is worth looking at used Audis if you need an upgrade.

The Cambrian Way, Wales

The Cambrian Way takes you through the heart of Wales stretching 185 miles from north to south and this will allow you to discover the rural beauty of Wales. There is a lot to see and do along the way, including brewery tours, horseback riding, vineyard tours and even surfing.

The Atlantic Highway, England

The Atlantic Highway is a road trip in the UK that will take you through the Somerset, Devon and Cornwall countryside showing you the beautiful English countryside along with some of the UK’s finest beaches. The 392km trip will show you everything from thick woodlands to sandy beaches to cool surfer towns like Newquay.

Norfolk Coast, England

The Norfolk Coast is well-known in the UK and considered one of the best places for a beach holiday without having to leave the country. The 90-mile coastline road trip will allow you to discover all that the coastline has to offer, including an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, beautiful nature reserves and a handful of family-friendly seaside resorts with all the facilities that you need for a fun day at the beach.

The Yorkshire Dales, England

In terms of natural beauty, it is hard to beat the legendary Yorkshire Dales. In addition to the breathtaking natural beauty, a road trip through the Yorkshire Dales will give you the chance to enjoy many highlights, such as the Dales Countryside Museum, charming towns and villages with plenty of great pubs and shops and The Courtyard Dairy cheese shop and cheese-maturer.

These are a few of the best road trips in the UK that are worth considering. These are all places with a huge amount to offer on a road trip and a chance to discover the great natural beauty and charm found throughout the UK.

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