MINI reveals the UK’s best wild beauty spots

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MINI UK have revealed the UK’s top ten wildest beauty locations to help MINI drivers skip the busy tourist spots for an adventure off the beaten track.

From waterways to peaks and underground caves, over 100 destinations across the UK were judged against popularity and wildness. The average of these scores then determined the best, undiscovered and wild hidden gems in 2021.

Uyea in Shetland, Scotland took first place, an uninhabited island that lies off the Northmavine peninsula and is only accessible at low tide. There are several natural arches along its rocky coastline and challenging rock climbs, making it the perfect destination for the avid adventurer.

The MINI Countryman SUV is the perfect companion for a wild, go-anywhere adventure, offering the perfect balance of space and versatility. There is plenty of space to pack everything you will need for a wild adventure and explore the great outdoors, plus a roof rack so you can bring bikes, surfboards or extra luggage. Explore over 100 hidden gem locations using the MINI interactive map.

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Top 10 Wild Wonder Destinations

Uyea, Shetland, Scotland


Llyn Dinas, Gwynedd, Wales

Llyn Dinas

Binevenagh, County Londonderry, Northern Island


Gaping Gill, North Yorkshire, England

Gaping Gill

Whiteless Pike, Cumbria, England

Whiteless Pike

Llyn Glaslyn, Gwynedd, Wales

Llyn Glaslyn

Pedn Vounder Beach, Cornwall, England

Pedn Vounder Beach

Sgwd Yr Eira, Gwynedd, Wales

Sgwd Yr Eira

The Roaches, Staffordshire, England

The Roaches

Fingal's Cave, Inverness-shire, Scotland

Fingal's Cave

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