The most picturesque spots to charge your electric vehicle

EV owners can enjoy a stunning view while they charge their car after experts revealed the locations of the UK’s most picturesque charging points.

Research from LeaseElectricCar.co.uk has seen the top spots to charge up across the UK compiled into one complete list, with every charger offering stunning views.

Braemar Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

This 17th century castle was once home to the Earls of Mar, and now serves as a popular tourist destination run by the local community.

Charge up in the nearby car park and take a look around this historical Scottish site, as well as admiring the fabulous glen views surrounding the rural area.

Coniston Water, Lake District

Admire the third largest lake in the District as vehicles charge up nearby. The infamous picturesque views of the Lake District make charging up electric vehicles here the perfect spot.

The boating centre at Coniston Water offers water activities, such as kayaking, to enjoy whilst waiting for charge. And, the national park’s conservation efforts are supported by 100% of the revenue made from the charging points.

Rhossili Bay, Gower, Wales

Rhossili Bay has been named one of the best beaches in the world for a reason. The stunning views across the almost-3-miles of sand is a wonderful location to charge electric vehicles.

Charging points are in the National Trust car park nearby, who own and protect most of the land here in the Gower Peninsula. Miles of unspoilt scenery of beach and cliff tops present one of the best spots in the UK to charge up.

Oxford Island Nature Reserve, County Armagh, Northern Ireland

This spot is perfect for nature lovers to charge up their electric vehicles, as there is an abundance of local wildlife and shrubbery.

Whilst waiting, visitors can explore the masses of meadows and woodlands as well as the largest lake in the UK – Lough Neagh. Charging points are located in the nearby car park at the Discovery Centre, which also hosts a family friendly café.

Land’s End, Cornwall

Charging vehicles at Land’s End, means being at the most south-westerly point in the UK. The area hosts dramatic views across its rocky cliff face and the potential to spot dolphins and seals.

Strolling across the coastal path leads to beautiful panoramic views, making Land’s End a perfect location to wait whilst electric vehicles are charging.

John o’ Groats, Caithness, Scotland

After charging up at the lowest area in the UK, travel up to the furthest point at John o’ Groats. Whilst using the charging locations at the visitor centre, explore what the famous Scottish village has to offer.

Visitors can trek along the many coastal walks and the village itself, making John o’ Groats one of the most unique places for electric vehicle charging within the UK.

Westminster, London

Charging electric vehicles in the heart of London is a great location for those wanting a spectactual urban view, and being just minutes away from some of the capital’s best spots.

A short walk away from Big Ben and Buckingham Palace, charging up vehicles in Westminster gives visitors a perfect opportunity to spend time exploring the most famous sites in London.

Isle of Wight

This island off the south coast of England presents stunning landscapes over its 380km. There are several electric vehicle charging points across the island, giving visitors a wonderful location to charge up.

The Isle of Wight is the perfect staycation spot, and drivers do not need to worry about charging up vehicles even in the most remote of areas. Famed for its beaches and promenades, the island offers spectacular scenery.

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