Explore the UK with your SUV - Mountain Road, Isle of Man

A mecca for motorbike fans, the Isle of Man and its famous Mountain Road between Ramsey and Douglas are free of speed limits, though we wouldn’t advise trying to replicate the 128.7mph average four-wheel lap record Mark Higgins set here in a specially sanctioned run in a purpose-built Subaru WRX STI in 2016.

Anyway, there’s more to the Isle of Man than motorsport and a low tax economy that means it’s the fifth richest nation in the world by GDP per capita. The Island has its own language, Manx, and is home to a network of heritage railways and the world’s largest working waterwheel.

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