Snake Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 512m (1,679ft) above the sea level, located between Manchester and Sheffield in Northern England.
Zig Zag Hill is the name of a curvy road located near Shaftesbury, a town and civil parish in Dorset, in southwest England. It’s said to be the windiest one mile stretch of road in Great Britain.
Wrynose Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 393m (1,281ft) above the sea level, located in the Lake District National Park in Cumbria, England. You need to be a confident driver to attempt this, with gradients up to 1 in 4.
Hardknott Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 400m (1,312ft) above the sea level, located in the Duddon Valley in Cumbria, England. It’s said to be the steepest road in England with a gradient of 1 in 3 (about 33%).
The Burway is the name of a very demanding drive located in the Shropshire county of the West Midlands region of England. The road is pretty narrow, steep (up to 20%) so inexperienced drivers are cautioned not to drive this road in any condition as it is single track.
The A229 going from Kent to Sussex in South East England is said to be the Britain's most haunted road. Many drivers have reported seeing a woman in a white dress appearing in front of their car. Drivers may find themselves engaged by a bride of death... It's one of the Top Haunted Roads in the world.
Swindon's Magic Roundabout is one of the most complex rotaries in the world. Located in Swindon, a large town within the Borough of Swindon and ceremonial county of Wiltshire, in South West England, it has five smaller roundabouts direct traffic clockwise while cars travel counterclockwise around the inner circle.
Located on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills, the B3135 road (also known as Cliff Road) is one of the best world's roads and certainly an enjoyable road to drive. Take on surprising corners, before escaping the gorge to enjoy sweeping curves and long straights as you approach Ashwick.
Kirkstone Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 454m (1,489ft) above the sea level, located in the English Lake District, in the county of Cumbria. It is, purportedly, riddled with ghosts.
Located in the county of Northumberland, in the extreme northeast corner of England, just a few miles south of the border with Scotland, it lies a tidal island known as Holy Island, also called Lindisfarne. Twice a day the ancient path to the island disappears with the tides, leaving the Holy Island of Lindisfarne out to sea. Each year there are many reports of people 'risking it' and having to be rescued from one of the raised safety points on the causeway.
Honister Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 364m (1,194ft) above the sea level, located in the English Lake District. It is one of Cumbria’s highest passes, with a gradient of 19,3%.
The steepest street in the UK is said to be Vale Street, located in the aptly named Bristolian suburb of Totterdown. But what are the steepest streets in England?
Located in Somerset county, in South West England, Porlock Hill is said to be the steepest A road in the country.
Great Dun Fell is a mountain peak at an elevation of 848m (2,782ft) above the sea level, located in Cumbria, in England. It’s said to be the highest paved road in Britain.
Rosedale Chimney Bank is a mountain pass at an elevation of 312m (1,023ft) above the sea level located in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, in England. The tarmac road approaching the pass is one of the steepest, toughest and most spectacular finishing climbs in Europe, with a gradient of 33%.
Mam Tor -the Shivering Mountain- is a mountain pass at an elevation of 461m (1,512ft) above the sea level, located near Castleton in the High Peak of Derbyshire, England.
Chris Froome has become the first man to cycle non-stop between Folkestone in Kent, England, and Coquelles in the Pas-de-Calais, France. Froome rode through the tunnel at training-pace, completing the 32-mile journey in 55 minutes and reaching 65kmph.
Stocksbridge Bypass is located in Stocksbridge, near Sheffield, situated in the north of England. The road is said to be haunted and many people have experienced strange happenings on the bypass. It's one of the Top Haunted Roads in the world.
Sweeping between Macclesfield and Buxton, in the county of Cheshire, in England, Cat and Fiddle Road is the name of a widow maker road because of its mounting death toll.ath toll.
Vale Street is said to be the steepest residential road in England. The road ramps up so sharply at the bottom it is almost vertical, with a roughly 22-degree gradient incline.
Winnats Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 416m (1,364ft) above the sea level, located in the High Peak district of Derbyshire, England. The road to the summit averages over 10%, with a considerable section of 28% near the top.
Newby Head Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 440m (1,443ft) above the sea level located in North Yorkshire, in northern England.
Buttertubs Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 528m (1,732ft) above the sea level, located in the Yorkshire Dales, in the historic county of Yorkshire, England. The climb was rated by Jeremy Clarkson as “England’s only truly spectacular road".