There’s driving… and then there’s driving. The UK is home to England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, bringing you plenty of chances to explore parts of the UK you haven’t seen before.
If you don’t have a car, you can easily hire one to help make life easier. And if you want some suggestions on where to go, we’ve put some together here for you.
Drive along the highest road in the UK
If you fancy a driving holiday, there is no better place to go than the Scottish Highlands. The so-called Snow Roads cover a 90-mile stretch of road between Grantown-on-Spey in the north to Blairgowrie in the south. Passing through some of the finest scenery in the Cairngorm mountains, this is one drive you won’t want to miss.
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Exploring the Lake District
This part of England is one of the most loved. Conveniently situated just to the west of the M6, it is easily reached by car from all over the country. There are plenty of charming towns and villages to visit, including these:
Most are within easy reach of some of the areas stunning lakes, including Lake Windermere, Lake Ullswater, and Derwent Water.
The mountains of Wales
Did you know there are 14 Welsh peaks soaring to over 3,000 feet in height in Snowdonia alone? You don’t need to climb them all if you’re not up to it, but you can still see some amazing scenery if you get in your car. Try driving around some of the most popular areas in the country to cover more ground in less time.
Make sure you don’t miss Snowdonia National Park, which is tucked into the far north-western corner of Wales. You can also visit the Brecon Beacons National Park towards the south of the country.
Aside from that, you can visit some charming cities and coastal areas:
See the Giant’s Causeway
Northern Ireland is home to some impressive sights and attractions, but the Giant’s Causeway must surely be among the best. Comprised of over 40,000 hexagonal basalt columns, the visitor centre reveals more about how they were formed and why they take on the shape that has made them famous.
While you’re in Northern Ireland, why not take in the Titanic Belfast museum too? Find out how Titanic was built, and step on board the Shipyard Ride to learn more about where it was constructed.
Enjoy a day trip to some of the best UK attractions around
The UK is packed solid with great places to go for all the family. With theme parks, city experiences, coastal towns, mountains, lakes and lochs, all to be discovered, all you need to do is to choose where you want to go.
Wherever you are in the UK, you will be within easy reach of several major attractions and destinations. If you hire a car to explore, you’ll be able to get around far more easily than you would otherwise.