Explore the UK with your SUV - Zig Zag Hill, Dorset

Like the fairground ride it’s reminiscent of, Zig Zag Hill is over almost before it’s begun. But you can always turn around and do it all over again.

Claimed to be Britain’s twistiest stretch of road, it’s the perfect place to learn about the benefits of Subaru’s unique-in-class Boxer engines, which contribute to a low centre of gravity that boosts handling and agility.

Part of the B3081 and located just outside the village of Cann Common it looks spectacular at any time of year thanks to the changing colours of the tree canopies overhead. From there, head to another famous hill, Gold Hill in Shaftsbury, location of the famous Hovis TV ad.

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