One of the great things about owning a Land Rover is taking it out for a good stretch on the road. Is there a better feeling than taking in some amazing scenery from behind your front wheel? With the school holidays only just beginning, you’ve still got plenty of time to enjoy some spectacular summer trips in your car.
Get some inspiration with these ideas for road trips to take in your Land Rover this summer.
1. The Peak District
The Peak District is a great destination to test the power of your Land Rover, with some incredible landscapes to explore. With plenty of the great outdoors to take in, you can experience some of the best driving routes in Britain in the Peak District. Make Snake Pass the top of your list of destinations, which is full of twists and turns but also gives you some must-see views. Why not bring the kids and stop at Alton Towers during your trip?
2. The North Coast of Scotland
For a road trip that will look and feel like you’re in a Land Rover TV ad, a trip to the north coast of Scotland offers some spectacular views and excellent stretches of road. Starting in Inverness and working your way to Wester Ross, you’ll see some stunning sights during this 500-mile round trip. You’ll want to make sure your car is up to coping with long periods of driving before you plan your visit, so take a look at car finance options if you need some maintenance or an upgrade. With so much to see, you’ll want to spend a few days exploring the glorious Scottish landscape to really get a feel for it all.
3. The Wild Atlantic Way
Head on over to Ireland to take in the incredible Wild Atlantic Way. With more than 1,500 miles to cover, your Wild Atlantic Way route will take you past some of Ireland’s most incredible sights. Taking in Donegal all the way to Galway, Limerick, and Cork – you’ll get to see the best of Ireland from the comfort of your Land Rover.
4. Cheddar Gorge, Somerset
Looking for somewhere for just a day trip? Then set off to Somerset and explore the amazing Cheddar Gorge. Known for being a road for driving lovers, you’ll get to enjoy some long stretches of road, as well as see some spectacular scenery. If you want to extend your trip, you can always continue west to explore Devon and Cornwall, where you’ll also encounter some incredible roads to show off your Land Rover, and also some stunning places to stay over for a Somerset Hot Tub Retreat.
5. Black Mountain Pass, mid-Wales
Another great short journey, Black Mountain Pass isn’t one for the faint-hearted, but is worth the effort to experience some incredible driving. Taking you from Llandovery to Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen, you’ll find that this is a popular destination for both car drivers and motorbike enthusiasts – so you might want to avoid weekends if you want to experience it at a quieter time. Keep an eye out for the sheep – who wander freely around this part of Wales!
Being able to take great road trips is one of the joys of owning a Land Rover. Enjoy a smoother ride with a Range Rover Sport hybrid model and enjoy some incredible adventures this summer.