What better way to explore the UK than by car? Discover the hidden delights of the UK at your own pace and enjoy the flexibility afforded by hiring a car.
The UK boasts many beautiful locations to explore, from rolling hills and dales to pretty seaside towns and charming villages. Hiring a car means you won`t have to rely on public transport such as trains, buses or ferries to get you from point A to B and can avoid the usual cancellations, disruptions and delays.
Take to the great British roads and embark upon a scenic adventure to some of the best locations for driving holidays in the UK.
The Lake District in north west England is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful parts of country, with sweeping valleys and picturesque lakes the area is well known for its stunning natural beauty. The Lake District is England`s largest National Park and the A591 from Kendal to Keswick has been voted Britain`s favourite road, meandering through breathtaking vistas on both sides - a landscape which inspired the famous romantic poet William Wordsworth.
If you`d prefer a drive along the coastline, then Cornwall is a great choice of destination. In Cornwall you`ll find epic white cliffs, sandy beaches and pretty countryside. The drive from St Just to St Ives is particularly magical and features plenty of dramatic coastline.
The rural area of Wiltshire and Salisbury Plains is peppered with historical treasures and famous attractions such as Stonehenge. A driving holiday in Wilshire is perfect for visiting the interesting towns and cities of the area such as Glastonbury, Bristol and Bath. Salisbury itself is also a fantastic historical city to visit on your road trip.
Finally the Peak District is another excellent place to take a drive around and explore the countryside. Located in the North Derbyshire region, the Peak District oozes old world charm and there are plenty of quaint villages dotted around the area to drive through. As a popular tourist destination the Peak District plays host to an estimated 22 million visitors each year. Particularly charming places to visit are Bakewell, home of the famous tart and the old town of Wirksworth.