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A6 road

The A6 is a major road in England. It runs from Luton in Bedfordshire to Carlisle in Cumbria.

Running north west from Luton, the road travels through Bedford, Kettering, Market Harborough, Leicester, Loughborough, Derby and Matlock before going through the Peak District to Bakewell, Buxton, Stockport, Manchester, Chorley, Preston, Lancaster, Kendal and Penrith before arriving in Carlisle.

South of Nottingham, the road is paralleled by the M1 motorway, and north of Manchester the M6 motorway approximates its course.

The A6 is also a major road in Northern Ireland. It runs from Belfast to Derry.