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So choosing where you are going to spend your holiday, or weekend break, may have been the easy part! But what about the road you're going to take to get to your chosen destination? You can go direct.. or take a detour to discover some hidden gems in this stunning country!
There are many interesting, and beautiful roads in Scotland! Some passing through areas steeped in history, or following rivers as they snake there way down mountainous glens! Some of the roads may take you through ancient forests, over barren plateaus or alongside one of the many lochs in this country, but either way.. I doubt you will be disappointed!
There are so many roads I've driven in Scotland, and it would be impossible for me to select just one as my ultimate choice for a road trip! So what follows, are some images I have taken whilst driving some of my favourite routes! From times I've been scouting photo locations, or driving to a secluded beach for some much needed down time (even if it's cold at best) or simply just going a drive.. to take in the beautiful scenery to be viewed through my car windows..
Rounding the bend.. to see a mountain glowing in the setting suns warmth
Passing over the mountain plateau, not a sole in sight and the road all to yourself
This road can take you to the Isle of Skye.. but looks beautiful when viewed from a mountain top
Sometimes, when it snows, a road often travelled can look completely different
There are also a lot of nice little towns and villages to be found along many of the routes. Each have their own quaint characteristics and provide opportunities to rest and refuel both your car and yourself in nice little cafes! So many choices.. never enough time!
I could spend a long time telling you my thoughts, but what's your suggestions for a scenic drive? Or your favourite place to stop off whilst touring around Scotland?...