Snake Pass

Snake Pass is one of the best drives in the UK

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

Zig Zag Hill is the bendiest road in the UK

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

Wrynose Pass, a rond only for confident drivers

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

Hardknott Pass is one of the steepest roads in England

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

The Burway is a dangerously steep drive in Shropshire

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.

A229

Road A229 in England: ghost stories and local legends

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

Swindon's Magic, an Insane 6-Circle Roundabout

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.

B3135-Cheddar Gorge

B3135-Cheddar Gorge is one of Britain's most scenic drives

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

Kirkstone Pass is, purportedly, riddled with ghosts

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.

Lindisfarne Causeway

Lindisfarne Causeway, the tide covers the road twice each day

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

The steep Honister Pass in Cumbria is a must for road lovers

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 top five steepest streets in England

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?

Porlock Hill

Porlock Hill, the steepest A road 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

Great Dun Fell, everything you need to know about this famed road

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.

M6

Road M6 is Britain's most haunted road

The M6, also known as the backbone of Britain, is the longest motorway in the United Kingdom and one of the busiest. At the same time, the six lanes wide road has been named Britain's most haunted road. It's one of the Top Haunted Roads in the world.

Rosedale Chimney

Rosedale Chimney is one of the steepest climbs in Europe

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

Get behind the wheels for Mam Tor

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.

Eurotunnel

Eurotunnel connects France and England beneath the Strait of Dover

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

Stocksbridge Bypass, a Top Haunted Road in England

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.

A537 (Cat and Fiddle)

Cat and Fiddle Road is the British Widow Maker

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

Vale Street, one of the steepest roads in England

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

Winnats Pass: a brutally steep (28%) climb in England

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

Newby Head Pass: a road with challenging winter conditions

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

Buttertubs Pass, England’s only truly spectacular road

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".

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