10 of the most scenic drives in Scotland

Dense with wild countryside and often empty roads, Scotland is a haven for adventure seeking drivers.

Bealach na Ba is regarded as one of the most scenic drives in the world

If after road trip inspiration, take a look at ten of the most scenic driving routes in the country.

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The A82 through Glencoe is hardly a secret, but it's difficult to be cynical about the clogged roads when you're surrounded by some of the most rugged and spectacular terrain in Scotland.
Consisting of multiple alpine-like hairpin bends and gradients of up to 20%, this road isn't for the feart. The single-track road is now a Mecca for cyclists and a highlight on the North Coast 500 (NC500).
The descent through Glen Docherty to Kinlochewe is a highlight for all tourists who undertake the NC500. The A832 is draped along the glen like a piece of spaghetti - an enticing invitation for petrol heads.
This route follows the Argyll west coast and provides great views of Loch Linnhe and Castle Stalker.Start the drive at Connel and cross Loch Etive, following the A828 up to Ballachulish - the gateway to Glencoe.
A drive from Inverness to Loch Fleet offers fantastic views of the Moray, Cromarty, Beauly and Dornoch Firths. There are several places of interest worth stopping at on the way, including Beauly Priory, Rogie Falls and the Fall of Shin.
Though the A832 along the banks of Loch Tay is undoubtedly the quickest route between Aberfeldy and Killin, a detour via Bridge of Balgie serves up views of the charming Glen Lyon.
Skirting around the East Neuk of Fife, this route takes you through countless picture-perfect towns and villages. Stops at St Andrews for tours of the city's ruined cathedral and Crail for its pleasant ocean views.
Located in the very northern reaches of Scotland this driving route is another hugely popular section of the NC500. This drive takes you past magnificent mountains Suilven and Stac Pollaidh.
ollowing the west bank of the country's most famous loch, this route provides excellent views of Scotland's southernmost Munro, Ben Lomond. Follow the A82 and enjoy views of islands Inchtavnnach and Inchlonaig.
Drive along the Rest and Be Thankful and enjoy views of Beinn an Lochain and Glen Croe before descending to the banks of Loch Fyne and the whitewashed village of Inveraray.