10 connecting road trips across the UK & Ireland

Explore any of these 10 great road trips, or drive them all with this giant route of 57 destinations. Our answer to Route 66!

Discover historic cities, tranquil landscapes, diverse coastline, and much more - in days or weeks, depending on how far you want to go!

Click a photo for a short trip, or to start the whole route from Plymouth to Galway.



Plymouth to Southampton

Plymouth to Southampton

3-5 Days

303.3km

Plymouth, Dartmoor National Park, Exeter, Dorset AONB, Bournemouth, New Forest, Southampton

Southampton to London

Southampton to London

3-5 Days

206.9km

Southampton, Portsmouth, Brighton, London

London to Cardiff

London to Cardiff

5-7 Days

319.3km

London, Windsor, Swindon, Bath, Bristol, Cardiff

Cardiff to Milton Keynes

Cardiff to Milton Keynes

3-5 Days

338.6km

Cardiff, Brecon Beacons, Cheltenham, The Cotswolds AONB, Oxford, Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes to Nottingham

Milton Keynes to Nottingham

3-5 Days

296.1km

Milton Keynes, Warwick, Coventry, Birmingham, Leicester, Derby, Nottingham

Nottingham to Middlesbrough

Nottingham to Middlesbrough

5-7 Days

487.3km

Nottingham, Peak District NP, Liverpool, Manchester, York, North York Moors, Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough to Edinburgh

Middlesbrough to Edinburgh

5-7 Days

640.6km

Middlesbrough, Durham, Newcastle, North Pennines AONB, Lake District, Kielder Forest Park, Northumberland AONB, Edinburgh

Edinburgh to Aberdeen

Edinburgh to Aberdeen

3-5 Days

213.8km

Edinburgh, Perth, Dundee, Stonehaven, Aberdeen

Aberdeen to Glasgow

Aberdeen to Glasgow

5-7 Days

472.7km

Aberdeen, Cairngorms National Park, Inverness, Loch Ness, Fort Augustus, Fort William, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, Glasgow

Glasgow to Galway

Glasgow to Galway

5-7 Days

892.6km

Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin, Wexford, Waterford, Cork, Galway