A Worcestershire village has been named among the prettiest villages in the UK.

Whether you’re looking for your next road trip or you’re curious to see where in the UK the villages are, car rental experts at StressFreeCarRental have named the seven most stunning destination villages as motorists are likely to plan to drive across the country this bank holiday. 

While these villages are packed with charm, serenity and chocolate box thatched houses, many of these small villages are also hubs of bustling communities and independent small businesses, the experts say.

If you’re looking for rolling green hills or coastal views, the list of the prettiest villages might help you plan your next trip away.

What did the experts say about Inkberrow, Worcestershire?

Inkberrow in Worcestershire came out on top, in first place, and is surrounded by miles of countryside walks. 

The car rental experts also said that the village is in the heart of the countryside and lined with chocolate box houses and miles of beautiful walks through the picturesque surroundings.

They added that Inkberrow and its surrounding villages are packed full of charm and serenity in rural Worcestershire.

Grassington in North Yorkshire features plenty of walking trails for drivers to get out and stretch their legs.

Worcester News: Inkberrow is described as being in the heart of the countryside and lined with chocolate box housesInkberrow is described as being in the heart of the countryside and lined with chocolate box houses (Image: Google Maps)

Solva in Pembrokeshire is a coastal village with sweeping views of the Welsh landscapes and Crovie in Aberdeenshire, Scotland features cottages along the sea edge. 

You can find out more about the most scenic villages in the UK via the StressFreeCarRental website.

John Charnock, CEO of StressFreeCarRental said: “The UK has some of the prettiest and quaint villages in the world, and motorists should seriously consider making a pit stop through some of these gorgeous destinations as they head out this bank holiday. 

“Over 14 million drivers are expected to hit the roads, so making a detour to stretch your legs and get some fresh air after being stuck in traffic for hours is a good idea. 

“Rather than stopping over in a service station, make the most out of your road trip and have a stroll around some of the most beautiful villages the UK has to offer.” 

7 prettiest villages in the UK

Here are 7 of the prettiest villages in the UK, according to StressFreeCarRental.

  1. Inkberrow, Worcestershire
  2. East Budleigh, Devon
  3. Grassington, North Yorkshire
  4. Crovie, Scotland
  5. Solva, Wales
  6. Broad Campden, Gloucestershire
  7. Hawkshead, Cumbria

Have you ever visited any of these villages? Let us know in the comments.