Scotland

Bealach-na-ba

Bealach-na-ba

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 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

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.

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.

Skyfall Road

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.

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.

Badnagyle-Rhegreanoch

Badnagyle-Rhegreanoch

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

A939

Road A939

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

Mull of Kintyre Lighthouse

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

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.

A82

Road A82

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 (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.

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

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. 

B873

Road B873

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

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.

B869-Drumbeg Road

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.

River Cannich Bridge

River Cannich Bridge

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

Road B8043

Road B8043

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. 

Cairnwell Pass

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.

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.

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 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.