Let our photos of previous Driving Tours inspire you for your next trip through the British Isles.
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Isle of Iona
The Holy Isle of Iona, in Scotland's Inner Hebrides island group off the western shores, is the site of Christianity's first introduction to the British main isle.
Ironbridge, located in Shropshire, is one of the first single-span bridges built in the UK.
York in the mist
Fog descends over the chimney tops in York on a cold January morning.
Flowers adorn the hair of a medieval festival goer in Shropshire.
Verdant green mountains tower over the tiny village of Nantperis in North Wales.
Braced against the strong breezes, a visitor surveys the landscape from the slopes of Mount Snowdon, Wales' tallest peak.
The customs houses lining the old wharf in Gloucester may have been renovated to upscale apartments and dining, but tall ships with wooden masts remain moored in the harbour.
The drive through Snowdonia National Park in North Wales is breathtaking no matter what the season.
The intricate stone carvings interlacing the ceiling of Gloucester Cathedral is a sublime example of master craftsmanship.
Flowers bloom in front of the bell tower of Gloucester's Cathedral.
Holy pilgrimage site in southeast Kent, Canterbury is the seat of the Anglican church worldwide.
The Eden Project
A celebration of humanity's engagement with the environment, the Eden Project in Cornwall serves as an educational facility and destination for 'green' tourism.
Overlooked as an unattractive industrial city, Birmingham has undergone extensive redevelopment in recent years. It's vibrant multi-ethnic communities make it a destination for eating out, independent music and underground art.
Fishing boats pulled ashore on the Isle of Iona after a day of plying the sound between the holy island and the Isle of Mull, in Scotland's Hebrides.
The ruins of Tintern Abbey are still as inspiring today as they were for the poet William Wordsworth 200 years ago.
No passport needed to travel to Scotland... yet. With seemingly annual referendums for independence, many believe Scotland will leave British Crown Rule during our lifetime.
The Scottish Capital is picture postcard perfect from nearly every angle.
The standing stones of Stenness, on the Orkney Islands off the northern coast of Scotland, are some of the oldest standing stones in the UK. Some predate even the famous stones of Stonehenge.
Pigeons compete for attention on the busy Albert Docks of Liverpool. The district houses some of Liverpool's finest attractions -- from the entertaining Beatles' Story exhibit to the sobering but excellent International Slavery Museum.
Sunlight streams through the window of Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon. Perhaps the view inspired him to pen some of his famous lines?
Red Phone Boxes
Twin phone boxes on the Isle of Man. With the advent of mobile phone technology, the iconic red phone boxes are becoming a rarity.
Local residents wade through the ford above a weir in rural Shropshire.
Riding the old steam railways is a hobbyist pastime for many travellers in the UK. This railcar is ready to depart through the Welsh mountain passes on a rainy day, and still serves commuter passengers.
Cornish Fishing Port
Boats moored in the harbour at Mousehole, near Penzance in deep Cornwall. Local heritage nearly died out in the late 1700s when the last native speaker of Cornish passed away, but has seen a resurgence in recent years thanks to funding and local interest groups.
Sunset over Land's End, the most southwesterly point on the UK mainland.
Isles of Scilly
The fortified port of Hugh Town, on St Mary's -- the main island of the Isles of Scilly -- has an almost British Caribbean port feeling to it. The Isles lay 20 miles off the southwest coast of England, and would have been a first port of call through the English Channel.
Much of the British Isles economy for hundreds of years was built on the wool trade. With seemingly more sheep than people, wool products can be found all over the islands. Here, a craftsman works a loom for the Manx tartan pattern in Laxey, Isle of Man.
A picture window in the Manx historical village of Cregneash frames a still life of daffodils and spun wooden thread.
Mist shrouds the harbour of Albert Docks, in Liverpool's city centre.
England's Lake District is full of pristine lakes nestled amongst some of England's highest peaks. The scenery draws tourists from all over, and has inspired many famous writers from Samuel Coleridge to Beatrix Potter.
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