- Britain has some of the most stunning views in Europe, yet how many of us miss them on our morning commute?
- From historical landmarks to mountains and rolling field, making a long trip by car or motorbike can offer you some of the best views in the country
- We explore some of the greatest roads in the UK
The UK has a lot of beautiful hidden scenery that most of us haven’t had the chance to experience. Once you've got your license and car insurance sorted, we spend hours in our cars driving to and from work but do we really pay attention to our surroundings?
We have listed five great driving roads for you that are situated in the UK, if you ever get the chance to drive through these roads you should definitely take in the views.
Imagery courtesy of Street View © Google 2015
Great British Driving Roads - Cat and Fiddle
This road from Buxton to Macclesfield is named the "Cat and Fiddle" after the pub that can be found at the top. Those familiar with the area will know that this road is one of the most famous within the Peak District. The road has sharp bends so being extra careful is a must when taking this route. If you're lucky enough to travel this road, make sure to take in the breath-taking views.
Great British Driving Roads - Snake Pass
This road, also found in the Peak District near the Cat and Fiddle, gets its name from the section that crosses between Glossop and the Ladybower reservoir. This road has great scenery and if you're lucky enough to drive on a clear day, the views can be exceptional. Do be careful, as drivers have had their fair share of accidents on this road.
Great British Driving Roads - Forres to Alford
For those of a delicate disposition, do not drive this road! At 82 miles long and full of twists and turns, this road is as dangerous and exciting as it is beautiful. Take in the stunning views of Cairngorms National Park, but make sure to keep your eyes on the road as these roads at times can be narrow!
Great British Driving Roads - Black Mountain Pass
Since being featured on BBC's Top Gear, the Black Mountain road has risen in popularity. Full of tight corners and popular twists and turns, this road is in a stunning part of Wales in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The park itself is full of amazing sites and activities for you to enjoy once you’ve gotten the driving out of your system!
Great British Driving Roads - Stratford-upon-Avon
Take a peek into Shakespeare's home town, as well as classic English beauty on this scenic route. Throughout 35 miles of glorious countryside and rolling English hills, drivers can finish in Stratford-upon-Avon for a relaxing afternoon stroll.