Top 5 Scenic Routes to Explore in the UK with Your Mazda MX-5 Convertible

With warm summer nights approaching, it is a perfect time to travel around the UK and take in the many scenic routes on offer. With its sleek design and exhilarating performance, the MX-5 is the ideal companion for a road trip adventure. Whether you're a thrill-seeker or simply looking to unwind, here are the top five places to take your Mazda MX 5 convertible in the UK.

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1. North Coast 500, Scotland:

Many have said the ultimate road trip is along Scotland's North Coast 500, often hailed as one of the world's most scenic drives. Stretching over 500 miles, this route winds through the Scottish Highlands, offering views of rugged coastlines, mountains and lochs.

In your Mazda MX 5 you will pass the villages of Applecross and Ullapool to the iconic Eilean Donan Castle, every twist and turn of the NC500 is definitely worth the journey. With the top down on your MX 5 , you'll feel the breeze on your face as you soak in the beauty of Scotland's wilderness.

2. The Lake District:

For a more relaxed driving experience, head to the Lake District in northwest England. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is known for its stunning landscapes, including the lakes,valleys, and towering fells.Take your Mazda MX 5 on a leisurely drive along winding country lanes. Don't miss the opportunity to cruise along the shores of Lake Windermere or tackle the mountain passes of Honister and Kirkstone. With its responsive handling and open-air cockpit, the Mazda MX 5 is perfectly suited to exploring the Lake District.

3. Causeway Coastal Route, Northern Ireland:

Discover the beauty of Northern Ireland's coastline on the Causeway Coastal Route, a 120-mile drive that showcases some of the country's most iconic landmarks. From the Giant's Causeway to the dramatic cliffs of Fair Head, every mile of this route is steeped in history and natural wonder. Roll down the roof of your Mazda MX 5 as you wind the coastal roads, with the Atlantic Ocean stretching out before you. Make sure to stop off at the quaint villages of Cushendall and Ballycastle along the way, where you can enjoy fresh seafood and warm hospitality.

4. Snowdonia National Park, Peak District Wales:

For an adrenaline-fueled adventure, head to Snowdonia National Park in Wales, home to some of the UK's most exhilarating driving roads. Navigate hairpin bends and steep gradients as you ascend the rugged peaks of Snowdon and Tryfan, with views of rolling hills and cascading waterfalls unfolding before you. With its lightweight chassis and responsive steering, the Mazda MX 5 is in its element on the twisting mountain roads of Snowdonia.

After a day of driving, relax and unwind in one of the park's many charming pubs and eateries, where you can sample traditional Welsh cuisine and locally brewed ales.

5. The Jurassic Coast, England:

Stretching 95 miles from East Devon to Dorset, the Jurassic Coast is famed for its dramatic cliffs, fossil-rich beaches, and secluded coves. Stop off at iconic landmarks such as Durdle Door and Old Harry Rocks. The sculpted lines of the Mazda MX 5 design elegantly transform the hardtop, allowing it to convert into an open-topped roadster in just 13 seconds without sacrificing any additional boot space. Perfect for a weekend road trip.

From the rugged country landscapes of Scotland to the shores of Dorset, the UK offers a diverse range of scenic routes that are perfect for exploring in a Mazda MX 5 convertible.

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