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#1 Philf1

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 09:02 PM

This topic might have been started elsewhere but thought I would ask anyway.

 

Which stretch of road do you think is the best driving road? I fancy going for a few odd days out for a (legal) blast. My first nomination would be the A672 over the top of the pennines.

 



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Posted 21 May 2013 - 09:12 PM

A75 an A76 basically the road from the M6 through Dumfries to ayrshire

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 09:25 PM

I love the A68 towards Kielder in Northumberland. Not really twisty at all, but the amount of 60mph blind summits are stomach churningly awesome :D



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Posted 21 May 2013 - 09:51 PM

I used to love the A57 Snake Pass when I had my transit. Last couple of times in the Focus, I have been unlucky to get stuck behind 'grandpa' and had too much oncoming traffic.

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 09:44 AM

There are some nice roads just north of the River Wyre - provided you don't get stuck behind Mable and George doing 20 on a straight, dry road with nothing worse than a gentle left hander a mile ahead...

Used a quarter of a tank getting to Lancaster and back at the weekend :-P

Was worth it...

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:16 AM

Cat n Fiddle Macclesfield - Buxton road.

 

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 09:23 PM

Some great suggestions guys,been researching and think me and son are going to North Wales on Saturday, gonna do the Evo triangle and Ffestiniog to Bala B4391. Looks like about 50 miles of mountain roads twisting and climbing.

 

Will post back what its like.



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Posted 24 May 2013 - 02:54 PM

I love most of the roads up in scotland, I have been up to Edinburgh a few times, and just love driving above the english border...



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Posted 24 May 2013 - 03:36 PM

I love most of the roads up in scotland, I have been up to Edinburgh a few times, and just love driving above the english border...

+1 - There are a lot of good driving roads in the highlands and the west coast, often pre - production cars are tested / car magazines do road tests on these remote roads  



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Posted 24 May 2013 - 05:02 PM

If anyone goes a drive up the West coast of scotland pop in and say hi :) I stay in ardrossan and theres plenty of cracking roads to drive up here

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 08:20 PM

Been a while since I have been your way (6 years!) and its a shame that I likely wont be able to reach that way for another 6!



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Posted 24 May 2013 - 09:19 PM

Some cracking views up here aswel

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 09:23 PM

Any road that isn't in Devon or Cornwall, they're all atrocious here. ;)



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Posted 25 May 2013 - 08:43 AM

M6 southband at about 4am in the morning when its empty :D



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Posted 25 May 2013 - 06:49 PM

If anyone goes a drive up the West coast of scotland pop in and say hi :) I stay in ardrossan and theres plenty of cracking roads to drive up here

 

Is that near Ardnemurchan???

 

Im sure ive been through there wen I stayed in a cottage in Strontian



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