‘Adventure like no other’: Most popular road trip in the UK named – top 10

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Britons planning a road trip are spoiled for choice. Beautiful scenery and famous landmarks are all accessible by road and holidaymakers are making the most of their staycation summer.

All over the country, the best road trips are ranked.

The most popular road trip in the country has been named.

Tempcover has looked at road trips all over the UK and found out which ones were the most popular.

Coming in first place was The Great West Way.

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Going from London to Bristol, the route was by far the most popular road trip.

The Great West Way is a 125-mile touring route which follows the A4 and explores ancient routes through the countryside.

At number two was Mourne Coastal Route.

The Northern Ireland road trip goes from Belfast to Newry.

Over 102-mile, road trippers can go through some of the most scenic views of Ireland.

South Downs Route came third in the rankings.

The route follows the southern coast from Eastbourne to Netley.

Taking the A27 from Eastbourne, the 90-mile road trip goes down to Winchester.

Tempcover CEO Alan Inskip said: “Driving holidays can be an adventure like no other and its lovely to see these beautiful locations are just on our doorstep.

“Whether you’re exploring the long windy lanes of the country or cruising along scenic coastal roads, the freedom of driving away from it all can be a truly life changing experience.”

The top five most popular road trips were rounded up by Yorkshire Dales – Airedale, Nidderdale to Wensleydale and The Cambrian Way in Wales.

In the top 10, the Yorkshire Moors and Coast came up sixth.

Oxford to the Wye Valley and Snake Pass in the Peak District were also very popular English road trips.

In Wales, The Dragon’s Spine route took the number eight spot, while the Causeway Coast in Northern Ireland came up ninth.

Most popular road trips
1 The Great West Way, England
2 Mourne Coastal Route, Northern Ireland
3 South Downs, England
4 Yorkshire Dales – Airedale, Nidderdale to Wensleydale, England
5 The Cambrian Way, Wales
6 Yorkshire Moors and Coast, England
7 Oxford to the Wye Valley, England
8 The Dragon’s Spine, Wales
9 Causeway Coast, Northern Ireland
10 Snake Pass, Peak District, England


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