11/02/2013 09:07 GMT | Updated 17/10/2014 10:59 BST

Travel: 10 Most Scenic Drives In The UK (PICTURES)

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Driving doesn't have to be a frustrating bumper-to-bumper crawl of endless stops and starts. It can even be fun. True, the UK might be one of the most crowded places to live in Europe, but it is possible to escape the endless traffic lights and road rage - if you know where to go. The United Kingdom is blessed with scenic drives and miles of open road that are anything but stressful. Here are some of our favourites...