Top 5 scariest roundabouts in the UK

Are you brave enough to tackle these complicated roundabouts? Practice makes perfect after all, and the satisfaction of knowing you can handle these is pretty sweet.


By Marmalade Author

Updated on Oct 6th, 2022


Swindon's Magic Roundabout

swindons magic roundabout
This well-known complicated roundabout is constructed of 5 mini roundabouts going in an anti-clockwise direction, whilst the outer circle goes in a clockwise direction. Located in Southwest England town, Swindon. It’s known for confusing even experienced drivers!

Redbridge Roundabout

redbridge roundabout
Located in East London, this buzzing roundabout connects the A12 and is one of the many that is connected with the A406, which is what makes this roundabout so busy!

The Crooked Billet Roundabout

crooked billet roundabout
Named after a pub that sat on the corner of the original crossroads, the junction of Chingford Road, Billet Road, and Blind Lane, this roundabout is located above the A406.

Staples Corner

staples corner roundabout
If you’re up for a challenge, this major road junction is compiled of two roundabouts and two flyovers, connecting the A406 North Circular Road with the A5 Edgware Road and the start of the M1. And to add to all that traffic, you will also find that the Midland Main and Thameslink Railway Lines go in between the two roundabouts!

Hyde Park Corner

hyde park corner roundabout
You can find this lively roundabout between Knightsbridge, Belgravia, and Mayfair in London. Having 6 streets meet at this spot is what makes it such a challenge, as well at the famous Hyde Park and busy tube station.
You can also find more detailed support on approaching roundabouts with our article on How to deal with roundabouts!

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