Although the UK may be one of the most crowded places to live in Europe, it is still blessed with miles upon miles of open road and picturesque scenery. Do you need to get away from the hustle and bustle of the claustrophobic city? Here are some of our handpicked scenic routes that are guaranteed to give you that relaxing driving experience.

1. A82 towards Glencoe

A82 road heading into Scottish mountains and highland countryside

 

2. A4069 Black Mountain Road, Powys

A4069 road in Wales, stunning view of green mountainside on sunny day

 

3. Hutton-Le-Hole, North Yorkshire

Scene of river flowing through Hutton-le-Hole, an English village

 

4. Humber Bridge, North Lincolnshire/Yorkshire

The Humber Bridge over the river Humber

 

5. A5 Chirk to Bethesda, Wales

A5 road leading to large lake on sunny day, trees to the left and mountains in the background

 

6. Ballyrush to Cushendun, Antrim Coast Road

Antrim Coast Road leading through Northern Irish coastline tunnel on sunny day

 

7. A87, A863 and A850 around SkyeScenic routes through empty Scottish countryside on Isle of Sky road

 

8. A2 Portrush to Ballycastle

Coastal Northern Irish road leading through beautiful hills on sunny day

 

9. A470 from Conwy to Merthyr Tydfil

A470 Welsh road leading through valley surrounded by stunning green hills on overcast, cloudy day

 

10. The A3055, Isle of Wight

Long, straight road on Isle of Wight leading through green fields on a clear, sunny day