Bealach-na-ba, one of the UK's toughest and longest stretches of tarmac

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 626m (2,054ft) above the sea level. It's one of the most scenic drives in the world. Speeds faster than 30 mph are rarely permitted.

Cape Wrath Road

Cape Wrath Road, a scenic road to the Cape Wrath Lighthouse

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.



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

Skyfall Road

Skyfall Road, a James Bond location in Scotland

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.

Scotland's best scenic drives

Scotland's best scenic drives

The best beautiful driving routes in Scotland, including the A82 to Glencoe and the Pass of the Cattle.

Churchill Barriers

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.


Road A939, one of the Scotland's top drives

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%).

Mull of Kintyre Lighthouse

A single track road to the Mull of Kintyre Lighthouse

Mull of Kintyre Lighthouse is a lighthouse located in the Kintyre Peninsula, in southwest Scotland.

General Wade’s Military Road

General Wade’s Military Road

Located on Scotland’s northeast coast, the General Wade’s Military Road (B862 and B852) is a very scenic journey along the southern side of the Loch Ness. Wonderful scenery and very little traffic. Be sure to bring your camera for the stunning views.


Road A82, one of the most scenic road trips in Scotland

A82 is a very scenic road located in Scotland. It’s 167mi (269km) 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, a circular road around Barra

A888 (Barra Ring Road) is a 12.9 miles (20.8 km) sealed one-way circular drive in Barra, an island in the Outer Hebrides in Scotland.

Shiel Bridge-Glenelg road

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.

Quiraing Pass

The road to Quiraing Pass: steep gradients and tight bends

Quiraing Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 261m (856ft) above the sea level, located on the Isle of Skye in Scotland, with steep gradients and tight bends.


B873, a scenic narrow road along Loch Naver

B873 is a very scenic road located in Sutherland, in the Highland region of northern Scotland, running alongside Naver lake.

Road B8043

B8043, a challenging road in the Scottish Highland

Located in the western Scottish Highlands, on the shores of Loch Linnhe, B8043 is one of the most difficult and challenging roads of the country. It shouldn’t be attempted by those who don't know how to reverse. 

B869-Drumbeg Road

B869-Drumbeg Road, a truly fantastic drive along single track roads

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.

River Cannich Bridge

The wooden River Cannich Bridge in Scotland

Located in the Highland council area of Scotland, the River Cannich Bridge is one of the most spectacular bridges in the world.

Stunning Scottish Drives

3 Stunning Scottish Drives

There’s little doubt that Scotland is one of the most beautiful places on earth.

Cairnwell Pass

Cairnwell Pass, a sensational steep drive in Scotland

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

Road to the Isles

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.

Road B885

Road B885

Located right in the centre of the Isle of Skye in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, the B885 is one of the most challenging drives of the country. It’s so narrow that shouldn’t be attempted by novice drivers.

Glen Quaich Road

Glen Quaich, a Scottish dangerous drive in winters

Located in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, the Glen Quaich is one of the most picturesque, and dangerous, roads in the country. The drive is definitely worth it. Glen Quaich is simply one of the most stunning drives in Scotland.

Bealach Druim Uachdair

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.

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