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19 Best Place in the United Kingdom to Explore

If this the first time you traveling to The UK. Let’s take a look at these most beautiful destinations, spend your time to visit them, there are so many exciting places to explore here.

1. Lake District

The Lake District is a beautiful place which is recognized by UNESCO as a protected site. Come here you can discover many tranquil lakes, beautiful mountain ranges and a whole heap of tiny villages.

2. Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle is one of the oldest settlements, people have lived here for over 8,000 years! When you come here take a stroll through the castle of Corfe, wander all the little boutiques and grab a yummy Sunday roast at Mortons House Restaurant. If you want to try to go by trains, you can take a historic train from Corfe Castle Station to Swanage.

3. The Cotswolds

Yeah, the Cotswolds are a must-see place for me! It will take about 2 hours to get there from London, the Cotswolds is an area of outstanding natural beauty that you’ll love. It may be considered as one of the best places to visit in England. When you’re there, make sure to visit Bibury to see the gorgeous Arlington Row, pop into the Upper and Lower Slaughters. and head over to other spots like the Chipping Steps in Tetbury and Bourton-on-the-Water, too.

4. Cambridge

One here, you can visit the Church of St Mary the Great where you can climb the tower and get some incredible vistas over the city. Don’t forget to pop inside Kings College and the incredible chapel that’s just so awe-inspiring to see.

You will be surprised with the huge wooden rood screen inside the chapel – it was gifted by Henry VIII (the one that had six wives) to Anne Boylen and is one of most striking features in the centre of the chapel.

5. Bristol

Bristol is one of those cities that totally surprised me. You will fell in love with the city straight away and it’s really up there with the best places to visit in England.There’s a whole heap across his home city. Afterwards, head over to Whapping Wharf and Spike Island to whisk away the afternoon on the seafront with all the art spaces, restaurants and boutique little shops or pop over to the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge.

6. Oxford

Most of Oxford’s attractions cluster around the compact city centre. The university is made up of 38 colleges, each of which has its own character. Christ Church and Magdalen (pronounced “mawd-lin”) are the grandest, but smaller colleges, such as Corpus Christi or Merton, have a more intimate charm. Once you’ve seen the colleges, seek out the city’s world-class museums, modern art gallery, and Victorian covered market.

7. Norwich

About 2 hours north of London by train, it’s one of the best places to visit in England. If you’re here, make sure to explore the incredible cathedral, see the historic cobbled streets and wander to the central market that’s been held permanently in the town for over 1,000 years (when it was a Saxon market).

8. Stonehenge

One of the most famous ancient sites in England, Stonehenge is a spot you have to see. Perched west of London (about 80 minutes away by car), it really is one of must-visit places in England. If you’re looking for a stunning lodging relatively close by, pop into Stonehenge Cottages to rest your head. Their rooms are so beautiful and they have some gorgeous log burners too.

9. Jurassic Coast

The Jurassic Coast always sounds so mysterious and pre-historic to the tourists. It is the UNESCO protected coastline. The thing that makes this area so good for fossil hunting is that the eroding cliffs on this stretch of coast has actually been pushed way up out of the seabed to create a piece of land. Nowadays, as the cliffs slowly erode, they scatter a whole range of fossils that are all along the beach for us all to find.

10. Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay is one of those places where you arrive and almost instantly fall into that relaxing beach vibe that makes Cornwall so great. When you come here, make sure to hike across the gorgeous coast, pop over to nearby Newquay and stay at the idyllic Watergate Bay Hotel.

11. Castle Howard

Castle Howard is truly a stunning castle to explore. You’ll honestly be blown away by how beautiful this place is and really is one of the best places to visit in England. Once inside, head to some of the incredible rooms and experience a little slice of this stunning home.

12. London

London is one of the must-visit city in the world, is one of the most diverse cities in the world, with a rich history and some of the most outstanding culture on the planet. There is always something to see and do in London. With some of the world’s best art, entertainment, shopping, dining, and history, you will not be bored in London.

13. Holy Island

Perched on Holy Island, Lindisfarne Castle is proper stunning to see in person. There’s just something so magical about it. Holy Island remains a place of pilgrimage today. The island is the final destination of long distance walking route and one of Scotland’s Great Trails. Holy Island is perfect for walking with friends and families.

14. Manchester

Manchester, England’s second biggest city, is a vibrant urban hotspot with excellent nightlife, arts and culture. The city is surrounded by countryside and the gorgeous Pennine mountains, making it a great base for exploring wilder regions of the country.

15. Birmingham

Whether you want to get out into the parks & countryside, get involved in some sport, get a taste of our incredible food & drink offering or simply unwind with a relaxing spa break there are loads of fun activities in Birmingham. Read more Things You Should Know Before Traveling to The United Kingdom

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