the world's most spectacular roads



The Bealach na Bà is a curvy mountainous road located in the Applecross peninsula, Highland, Scotland. This twisting, single-track mountain road is the third highest road in Scotland rising up to 626 metres (2,054 ft) above the sea level. It's one of the most scenic drives in the world. Speeds faster than 30 mph are rarely permitted.

Glen Quaich Road

Located in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, the Glen Quaich is one of the most picturesque roads in the country. The drive is definitely worth it. A drive not to be missed! There are many excellent photo opportunities. Glen Quaich is simply one of the most stunning drives in Scotland.

Skyfall Road

Located in the spectacular Scottish Highlands, the road to the Loch Etive was featured in the 2012 Bond blockbuster Skyfall, starring Daniel Craig and Dame Judi Dench. The road is frequently narrow with many hairpin bends not wide enough for two vehicles and a busy tourist route.

Cape Wrath Road

Cape Wrath Road is a very scenic drive to the Cape Wrath Lighthouse, in the county of Sutherland, on the most north-westerly tip of the Scottish mainland.

Bealach Druim Uachdair

Pass of Drumochter is a mountain pass at an elevation of 460m (1,509ft) above the sea level, located in the Scottish Highlands.

Quiraing Pass

Quiraing Pass road is a very scenic drive on the eastern face of Meall na Suiramach, the northernmost summit of the Trotternishon the Isle of Skye, Scotland. 

Badnagyle - Rhegreanoch

Located in northwestern Scotland, the Badnagyle – Rhegreanoch is a very scenic drive among lakes, rivers and mountains.

A939 Road

Located in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, in the Scottish Highlands, the A939 (also known as Lecht Road and Old Military Road) is possibly one of the best roads in the UK. The road includes really steep sections (up to 20%).

Road to the Isles

Located on the Highlands of Scotland, the Road to the Isles is considered as one of the best drives in the country with plenty to see along the way.


A82 is a very scenic road located in Scotland. It’s 167 mi (269 km) long and runs from Glasgow to Fort William and Inverness, passing along the shores of Loch Lomond and Loch Ness and the shadow of Ben Nevis along the way.

A888 Barra ring road

A888 Barra ring road is a 13 mile sealed one-way circular drive in Barra, an island in the Outer Hebrides in Scotland. It forms a circular road around the Island and is the only classified road on the island. The road is single-track with passing places and it does not take much more than half an hour to travel along.

Churchill Barriers

Located in the Orkney Islands, in the Northern Isles of Scotland, the Churchill Barriers is a serie of four causeways, originally built as naval defenses linking a serie of small islands on the east side of Scapa Flow.

Cairnwell Pass

Cairnwell Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 670m (2,199ft) above the sea level, located in the Scottish Highlands. The road over the pass is called A93.


B873 is a very scenic drive in the Highland region of northern Scotland. The road runs alongside Loch Naver.

Shiel Bridge-Glenelg road

The Shiel Bridge-Glenelg road is a very scenic journey in the Lochalsh area of Highland in western Scotland. This is one of those roads that seems to be missed and is not a busy road but has some good views.

B869-Drumbeg Road

B869-Drumbeg Road is a road with a length of 22 miles (35.4 km) located on the coast in the Highland, Scotland. It’s a truly fantastic drive along single track roads, with steep hills and unexpected switchbacks.

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