If you’re likely to be venturing further afield with your new plug-in EV or PHEV car, then you might be worried about finding EV charging points along your way. Actually though, EV charging can be found in the most unlikely places in and around the UK. Here, we show the twenty most remote charging points around the UK.
As well as this, here is a link to a free tool you can use to plan your journeys and find EV charging tools Zap Map.
Remote EV charging points in Scotland
Topping the list not only for Scotland, but the entire UK, is Lochinver Community Hall, located on the west coast of Scotland. Lochinver is situated on the iconic driving route, the North Coast 500. Other sites in Scotland’s top five most remote charge points include:
- Strathy Point Lighthouse on the very north coast of Scotland.
- The fishing town of Scrabster.
- Thurso Castle.
- Farr Bay.
Remote EV charging points in England
England’s most remote charge point, Etal Village Hall, is situated less than a 15-minute drive from Northumberland National Park.
If visitors want to explore the village then they will find the ruins of an old Medieval castle and Northumberland’s only thatched pub. Other locations featured in the top five for road trippers to enjoy are:
- Alwington, where visitors can tour the North Devon coastline.
- The Yorkshire where you can take in the scenic waterfalls at Asgarth Falls National Park.
- Gara Rock in South Devon.
Remote EV charging points in Wales
For fans of the National Trust, Wales’ most remote charge point is located at Plas Yn Rhiw, a 16th century manor house. With an ornamental garden and coastal views of Porth Neigw, as well as this, “Hell’s Mouth” bay guests can also venture through the small woodland located on the property.
Other Welsh sites that can be visited when travelling to the other most remote charge points include:
- Nant yr Onnen where you can learn about the legend of Twm Sion Cati.
Remote EV charging points in Northern Ireland
Lastly, electric and plug-in hybrid drivers wishing to explore Northern Ireland can find its most remote charge point in Belleek, County Fermanagh. Guests planning a road trip around the Emerald Isle can stop off and explore this quiet village famed for its pottery while re-charging.
Other sites waiting to be explored close to the ‘remote’ charge sites include:
- The southernmost town in Northern Ireland, Kilkeel.
- The picturesque crossroads village of Plumbridge.
- The natural limestone caves in the picturesque foothills of Cuilcagh Mountain at Marble Arch Caves.
- Todd’s Den in Castlederg.