Going North to the Lake District through M6 Motorway The #M6 is the longest #motorway in the #UnitedKingdom and one of the busiest. It incorporated the #Preston By-pass, the first length of motorway opened in the #UK and forms part of a motorway “#BackboneofBritain”, running north−south between #London and #Glasgow via the industrial #NorthofEngland. It is also part of the east−west route between the Midlands and the east-coast ports. The section from the M1 to the M6 Toll split near #Birmingham forms part of the unsigned E-road E 24 and the section from the M6 Toll and the M42 forms part of E 05. published onInstagram