Guide to UK Road Trips for Young Couples

Life is too short not to go on a road trip! Road trips are a great way to connect you with yourself, and, having a travel partner is the cherry on top.

UK Road Trip

When we talk about mesmerizing journeys, the UK has many breathtaking routes that’ll help young couples explore their relationship. It’s replete with pretty castles, rolling green hills and windy roads that make up for an iconic road trip in the royal country. So, before you contemplate marriage, go on a journey that can help you explore each other’s personalities, apart from the roads.

UK Road Trips for Young Couples

Listed below are some of the best road trip routes in the United Kingdom with your significant other.

Liverpool to Peak District

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The Peak District is home to lovely towns like Matlock and Buxton. The best suggestion is to hire a campervan and drive from Liverpool to the Peak District, which will take you along the windy valleys, beautiful mountains, and quaint towns. This is one of the iconic road trips in the United Kingdom, but you must know the best routes to take. Three of the most beautiful routes are:

  • Snake Pass: A thrilling drive with sharp turns but breathtaking views.
  • Cat n Fiddle: The route is named after a pub. It takes you from the heart of Buxton and Macclesfield and is one of the most favorite routes amongst travelers.
  • Winnats Pass: Is a hilly climb that takes you through the narrow steep-sided valley.

Oxfordshire to London

While in the UK, you can’t miss London! The capital city has a special charm about it. Traveling from the city of spires, the promising route would be by A40, passing through Beaconsfield to West Wycombe. The road is not very scenic, but the historic villages will make your journey quite enjoyable.

UK Road Trips for Young Couples to Oxford

Consider getting the London pass for a few days. This will allow you free entry into over 70 tourist attractions within the city. It also gives you a one-day free ride on the Hop on Hop off Bus. So, ditch the long queues for tickets and visit Windsor Castle, the Tower of London and various other spots with this pass.

Manchester to Lake District

UK Road Trips for Young Couples

Soak in the best of the countryside while you travel to the glacial ribbon lakes of the Lake District. During this exploration, you will get an opportunity to visit a lot of farmhouses and small B and B’s. For those who enjoy taken the road less traveled, there many small pathways that lead you to fantastic destinations. So, you might want to get lost along the journey and explore!

Edinburgh to Scottish Highland

Escape the city with your beloved and wander around, taking in the breathtaking scenic views. You will enjoy exploring the food scene, wildlife and more, including Loch Ness or the Stirling castle. Oh, and don’t miss taking a whiskey tour, which is the national drink of Scotland.

UK Road Trips to Skye View

If you are looking for a quiet vacation, the isle of Skye with picturesque fishing villages is the ideal choice. Based on your preferences, you can choose an array of getaways.

Pembrokeshire Coast to Cardiff

Drive your way to see the beauty of Wales through your windscreen. It’s a 2-hour drive roughly, and you would thank your stars for all the beauty you will get to see. With every turn you take, you will be surprised by the fantastic landscapes and mesmerizing lakes. Make sure you take B4520 passing through Upper Chappel to potter through sheep dotted meadows.

So, where are you going today?! If you have any questions about doing a UK road trip, leave a comment below.

Mike Shubic

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Mike Shubic is a seasoned road trip travel video blogger, traversing the byways of the world looking for those hidden gems of the road. From unique destinations, unexpected discoveries, creative cuisine, intriguing inns to exciting attractions…the road is his page. The experiences are his ink. And every 300 miles, a new chapter begins. Whether you live vicariously or by example, Mike will do the exploring so you can have an adventure.

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