Northern Ireland

Nestled in the northeastern corner of the Emerald Isle, Northern Ireland offers travelers a unique fusion of breathtaking landscapes, rich history, and captivating legends. At the heart of this land, its roads act as veins, pulsing with stories, sights, and unparalleled beauty. One such gem is the Antrim Coast Road, tucked away on Northern Ireland's rugged coast. Widely recognized as one of Ireland's most scenic drives, it treats visitors to a symphony of dramatic cliffs, tranquil beaches, and glimpses of ancient castles.

Equally stunning is the Causeway Coastal Route, often heralded as 'one of the world's great road journeys.' Stretching from Belfast to Londonderry, this drive offers a cinematic experience, revealing a tapestry of wild coastlines, idyllic harbors, and emerald glens. Every twist and turn on this route feels like a passage through time, with natural wonders like the Giant's Causeway standing as a testament to nature's prowess and age-old legends.

But for fans of fantasy, no visit would be complete without venturing through the Dark Hedges. This ethereal avenue of intertwined beech trees, which gained international acclaim as the King’s Road in "Game of Thrones," offers an otherworldly experience, making travelers feel they've stepped into a realm of magic and mystery.

In Northern Ireland, roads aren't just stretches of asphalt; they're gateways to discovery, inviting every soul to embark on a journey where the destination is as enriching as the journey itself.

Antrim Coast Road is one of Ireland's most scenic drives

Tucked away on the Northern Ireland's coast, the Antrim Coast Road is one of Ireland's most scenic drives, running along 40 kilometres of gorgeous coast. The road follows the coast with the sea on the side and for the most part towering cliffs on the other.

Causeway Coastal Route is one of the world’s great road journeys

Causeway Coastal Route is an epic tour of the Northern Ireland coast. Known as ‘one of the world’s great road journeys’ the route offers epic views of the wild and dramatic coast of the country following a majestic coastal road. It's one of the most scenic drives in the world.

Dark Hedges is the King’s Road of Game of Thrones

Located on a quiet road near the town of Ballymoney in County Antrim, in Northern Ireland, the Dark Hedges is an avenue of beech trees. It’s a popular attraction for tourists from across the world. Even the wildly popular Game of Thrones has popped over to the road to film a scene at this eerily beautiful drive.

Northern Ireland's best scenic drives

Travel along the best driving routes in Northern Ireland.

The deadliest UK Road Accident Statistics

We looked at the latest DVLA and UK Gov statistics to find the most dangerous situations on UK roads. From age and gender to left vs right turns, we’ve statistical found the most common situations for road accidents. For instance- statistically, in the UK, you are most likely to have an accident as a 20-29 female, driving a car to work, when making a right turn on an urban road at a T junction.