UK Road Trips
With over 245,000 miles of road in the UK, there is so much to explore. Where will you go in 2023? We’ve listed our favourite UK Road Trip routes for your travel inspiration. With campervan rental from as little as £29 a day – why not drive them all!
North Coast 500 – Scotland
The North Coast 500 is one of the best places in the UK to visit for all outside adventurer’s dreams. This route is packed with activities to fit everyone’s likes and satisfactions for your #bumbleabout. Star gazers will feel out of the world with all of the scenic viewpoints, wide open spaces, highlands and some of Scotland’s best beaches. If you are water loving then kayaking, open water swimming or even spotting dolphins is on offer
Northumberland 250 is a 250 mile road trip over the beautiful coastline and the high hills of Northumberland. You’ll drive through fishing villages, on coastlines, past castles and dark skies. The drive consists of 36 coastal miles, 68 miles of borderlands, 102 miles of dark skies and 48 miles of country roads.
The Lakes 100
Recently awarded a UNESCO World Heritage Site status, the Lake District is England’s largest National Park. Take a few days to explore the Lake District and enjoy the lakeside and hilly scenery on the 130 mile road trip loop through the breathtaking scenery. With more than 50 points of interest to visit, you’ll get to experience history, art, nature, hiking, waterspouts and more. Home to 16 lakes, 4 high point mountains and over 20 towns and villages.
North East 250 – Scotland
The circular route of the North East 250 explores Scotland’s Moray First coast spectacular mountain roads of the Cairngorms, and also takes in whiskey distilleries and castle views. Rival to the NC500, this route in much quieter and will give you a more exclusive experience.
The Dragons Spine – Wales
The Dragon’s Spine is a 186 mile road trip through Wales, from Cardiff (South) to Conwy (North). With 2 National parks to see, beautiful coastlines, welsh cities and lots of mountains, including the famous Mount Snowdon
Snake Pass – Peak District
42 mile hill pass through the Derbyshire section of the Peak District. The route crosses the Pennines between Glossop and Ladybower Reservior. There is such a vast area to explore in and around the Peak District Highlights including Bakewell, Chatsworth House and Ladybower Reservior. In the heart of the UK and just 2 hours from Peterborough, the Peak District is one of the most popular destinations for a #bumbleabout
Black Mountain Pass – Wales
The A4069, better known as the Black Mountain Pass was made famous by Top Gear and loved by all driving enthusiasts. The stunning Welsh scenery along the way makes this route a must for a #bumbleabout. The Black Mountain Road takes you through the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park and on to many campsites in the area for those choosing to extend their stay and explore more.
The Atlantic Highway – South West England
The Atlantic Highway (or A39) is a stretch of road from the border of Devon right through Cornwall. It offers beautiful beach stops such as Bude and rich history, such as the clifftop castle at Tintagel.