Earlier this week the Conservative Party revealed its campaign poster for the UK's general election which will be held in May.

Soon afterwards, in what is becoming a tradition, social media wags turned the poster on its head to satirise Tory party's policies and history since it came into power in 2010.

But it was the Conservative Party itself who managed to pile on the final piece of humiliation, when it was revealed that this bucolic scene of the British countryside, wasn't quite what it seemed…

Conservatives road election poster official
The Conservative's official poster tried to deliver a positive message about the UK's economy – but the deficit claim was criticised as erroneousConservative Party
Conservatives road election poster mock 1
Cath Booth's (@cathbooth) satire of the Conservative's 'road' poster is simpleCath Booth ‏@cathbooth
Conservatives road election poster UK Uncut
Activist group UK Uncut ‏(@UKuncut) makes their point clearly, with 'The Tory road to ruin'UK Uncut, ‏@UKuncut
Conservatives road election poster mordor
Kev ‏(@KevPharmacist) was one Twitter users who help spread the 'Road to Mordor' poster, made by an unknown userKev, ‏@KevPharmacist
Conservatives road election poster hell
Peter SmileyBrowning ‏(@peterbrowning) described this as 'the one they don't want you to see'Peter SmileyBrowning, ‏@peterbrowning
Conservatives road election poster Victorian economy
Patrick Fry ‏(@prcfry) decried the Conservatives for helping push the economy back by more than a centuryPatrick Fry, ‏@prcfry
Conservatives road election poster road to nowhere
Rob Wilkinson ‏(@getpromotionpr) used the poster to deliver a simple rebuke to the ConservativesRob Wilkinsonm, ‏@getpromotionpr
Conservatives road election poster deBauch fracking
DeBauch ‏(@deBauch) used the poster to protest against the government's controversial support for frackingdeBauch, ‏@deBauch
Conservatives road election poster mock 2
Ollie Chamberlain (@chamberlago) sent the Conservatives on the Yellow Brick RoadOllie Chamberlain, @chamberlago
Conservatives road election poster official and original photo
Embarrassingly it seems the Conservative's road is actually in Germany – despite what Chancellor George Osbourne assuring the public that the image was a composition made of many scenes of English lifeChannel 4