Road Trip Ideas

 

take a look at some of the best road trips the uk has to offer. if anything tickles your fancy, simply click the 'book now' button below and hit the road! if you've recently been on a road trip and want to share it with the rest of us, email some pics to memberlounge@zipcar.co.uk 

 

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1. Cheddar gorge

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One of Britain's most iconic and picturesque landscapes, Cheddar Gorge is 400 feet deep and began forming around 1 million years ago. Situated in the Westcountry, near Bristol and the coast, Cheddar Gorge is full of tourist attractions and is sure to make an amazing road trip!

 

 

Length: 15 miles Time to drive: 29 minutes Highest point: 289 metres Distance from London: 139 Miles

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2. Snake pass

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Opened in 1821, Snake Pass is a hill pass located in the Derbyshire section of the Peak District. For the more experienced driver, expect tight corners and twisting roads as you tackle the 'snake like' route. Take in breathtaking views and landscapes on this incredible road trip!

 

 

Length: 42 miles Time to drive: 1 hour 15 minutes Highest point: 347 metres Distance from London: 182 Miles

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3. the cat and fiddle

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Famous for it's amazing, scenic veiws across Greater Manchester, the Cat and Fiddle is one of the bendiest road in the UK. Recommended for the more experienced driver, the Cat and Fiddle is an exciting ride sure to provide drivers with breathtaking scenery. Pop into the 200 year old Cat and Fiddle Inn at the the peak for some locally sourced grub. 

 

 

Length: 11 miles Time to drive: 33 minutes Highest point: 520 metres Distance from London: 171 Miles

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4. abergwesyn pass

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As tricky to drive as it is to pronounce, Abergwesyn Pass is sure to provide drivers with stunning backdrops, hairpin turns and direct routes into some beautiful tiny mountain villages. With mountains, forests and villages to explore, this road trip is our staff's top pick for a picturesque drive.

 

 

Length: 18.7 miles Time to drive: 39 minutes Highest point: 479 metres Distance from London: 190 Miles

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5. the evo triangle

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The EVO triangle is made up of various roads from the A5, A543 and B4501. The favourite route for driving enthusiasts, the EVO triangle is the most talked about route in the UK. With beautiful scenery and winding roads, the EVO triangle is a fun drive for all!

 

 

Length: 20.9 miles Time to drive: 35 minutes Distance from London: 211 miles

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