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The best scenic routes to drive through in the UK

by Saima Omar | 02 Feb 2018

Car leasing company did some research to bring together a list of 10 of the most scenic routes across the UK to encourage motorists to explore new spaces throughout 2018, reports the Express.

Humber Bridge
The bridge launched in 1981, the Humber Bridge reaches over the estuary formed by rivers Trent and Ouse joining East Riding of Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.

Abergavenny to Penderyn
Drive along the south edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park and take in the stunning views of Pen Y Fan on this picturesque drive.

Enjoy these well-visited scenic village views, located north-west of Pickering in the North York Moors National Park.

Abergwesyn Pass
Nicknamed “Devil’s Staircase”, expect awesome visuals combined with hairpin turns, bridges and crests as you travel this Welsh route.

Hardknott Pass
Famously challenging, this Lake Disctrict road is perfect for thrill seekers and daredevils.

Buttertubs Pass
Experience The Yorkshire Dales as you’ve never experienced them on this 5.5-mile route which is fully enclosed by scenic views.

Causeway Coastal Road
From Londonderry to Belfast, one of the most famous routes in Northern Ireland features 130 miles of idyllic coastal scenery.

Bealach na Bà
Or “Pass of the Cattle” in Ross and Cromarty, Scotland provides narrow single-track sections and fist clengchingly tight hairpins before opening out to the beautiful Applecross Peninsula at the end.

Cat and Fiddle Route
Named after the now closed “Cat and Fiddle Inn”, this 12-mile route takes you from Buxton to Macclesfield and is one of the most famous drives in The Peak District.

Cheddar Gorge
Starting in Cheddar and ends in Somerset, this route takes you through the UK’s deepest gorge in the UK.

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