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    Question Best driving roads?

    Whats your favorite routes to drive around Scotland, since I've not been driving for that long I've never been that far north, I once drove to ben glahse (thats not the right spelling ) which was an amazing drive alongside lochs etc

    So its time for me to get out of this Speed bump hell hole of the inner city, got any suggestions? a google map route or map would be helpful too

    Maybe could make this into a big trip/cruise?

    I've always wanted to go to john o'groats, no idea why though ...
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    1) East Neuk Drive we took at the last meet...
    2) Edinburgh - Dunbar coastal route.
    3) Strathconon Glen (22 miles of single track road) only 1 way in... and 1 way out
    4) Achnasheen -> Ullapool
    5) the list goes on and on and on....

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    1. A68 from Edinburgh - Carter Bar (border between Scotland and England)
    2. Carter Bar to Hawick via Bonchester Bridge
    3. Route to glencoe (plenty of straight road)

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    straights are boring you want nice bends but glencoe is a good way to get to these bends.

    The road from fort william to inverness is ace (A82). You can also turn of this road at invermorrison and head for sky (A887 onto the A87) another quality road with loads of bends and great views!
    Another great road is heading from spean bridge (near fort william) to dalwinnie (A86 onto the A889) at one point you are super high and it ends will a rollercoaster style drop to the bottom of the hill.
    If your feeling brave there is always the route heading north from aviemore on the A95. You then turn off this road onto the A939. This is where the fun beggins. Make sure you have good breaks and eyes tho as the first time i drove this road i was almost cought out by the 20% drop on a piece of road that snakes down a hill side. further on turn off onto the B976 then the A93 taking you into braemar. The road south from braemar is great fun to.

    That should keep you happy
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    lets be honest here..

    almost all the roads in Scotland are gr8 if you take them the right way..... ie... not flat out! but still rather....erm..... fast
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    The road from Forth to Whitburn, it's got more humps than a stampede of camels.

    However the best road is the dual-carriageway between Keswick & Cockermouth (Coming from Keswick towards Cockermouth), it's fantastic and almost like a rollercoaster.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Turbo_Scott View Post
    The road from Forth to Whitburn, it's got more humps than a stampede of camels.

    However the best road is the dual-carriageway between Keswick & Cockermouth (Coming from Keswick towards Cockermouth), it's fantastic and almost like a rollercoaster.
    You're English, feck off :P

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    na... hes from cumbria... there like newastle and liverpool... not ENGLISH... there adopted scots!
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    Quote Originally Posted by domino View Post
    You're English, feck off :P
    Who's to say this is Scott typing?
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    Good point.

    But then, if it was you Tee, it'd be full of mistakes and prolly have some reference to foosties


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