This Yorkshire Dales Route Named In Top Most Scenic Drives In UK

This Yorkshire Dales Route Named In Top Most Scenic Drives In UK

Yorkshire has some fantastic countryside with a diverse landscape. From the chalk wolds found in East Yorkshire to the Peaks in the South and the Dales in the North. So, there’s no surprise that it lends itself to a fantastic scenic drive.

Britain has some of the incredibly dramatic landscapes that mean you don’t have to travel internationally to get some awe-inspiring views. And Travelodge experts, have recommended six of the best summer road trips with one located in good ol’ God’s Own Country.

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A one day journey in the Yorkshire Dales featured in the list that takes you from Settle to Tan Hill Inn, Britain’s Highest Pub. The 36-mile drive featured fourth in the list just missing out on a podium spot.

On the drive you’ll take in some famous sights including the 24 arches of the Ribblehead Viaduct that sits below Whernside Mountain.

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Next you’lll head across Buttertubs Pass, which gets its name due to the deep limestone ‘potholes’ and was named as one of the best drives by none other than Jeremy Clarkson.

After you enjoyed the vast and dramatic landscape you’ll be taken up into the sky to the 17th century Tan Hall Inn, which sits ,1732ft above sea level.

6 Of The Most Scenic UK Drive, According to Travelodge below:

  1. North Coast 500, Scotland (seven days)
  2. The Coastal Way, Wales (five days)
  3. Cat and Fiddle, Peak District (one day)
  4. Ribblehead Viaduct, North Yorkshire (one day)
  5. The Atlantic Highway, South West England (three days)
  6. Cheddar Gorge, Somerset (one day)

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Feature Image Credit: Credit: Photo © Peter Moore (cc-by-sa/2.0)

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