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5 of the Best UK Attractions

The UK is the region that consists of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It is a very historic and culturally significant land in Europe and offers some of the best possible European travel experiences. The regions of UK have many world class tourist attractions that can impress the people from all walks of life.  [...]

The UK is the region that consists of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It is a very historic and culturally significant land in Europe and offers some of the best possible European travel experiences. The regions of UK have many world class tourist attractions that can impress the people from all walks of life.  From the glorious architectures of London to the charming sceneries of the Scottish highlands, and from the Natural wildernesses of Wales to the eccentric volcanic surfaces of the Northern Ireland, UK is full of delightful surprises. Here are some of the best attractions that UK has to offer.

London

London is a city that was once the headquarters of an expansive empire that ruled over half the world. If you wish to learn about the history of England within London you will find the British Museum, Tower of London, Buckingham Palace and many more museums, world heritage sites and historical buildings. If you wish to explore the city and its best sights in a grand manner, then you can go to the London Eye, Tower Bridge and Big Ben. In London there are literally no shortages of things to do. Once he capital of one of the most prestigious empires in the world, you can opt to stay in one of the cities many luxury hotels, or if you want additional freedom you can rent a cheap campervan in London and explore the city and its suburbs at your own leisure.

Stonehenge

One of the most mysterious and fascinating monuments of prehistoric times, the Stonehenge is located in Wiltshire, England and attracts a lot of visitors each year. It is a ring of stones standing on the earth in the middle of some great monuments of the Neolithic and Bronze Age. Although the Stonehenge itself is believed to be 5000 years old, it remains a magnificent and awe-inspiring tourist attraction. Build during the 3000 to 2000 BC; it symbolizes England with a touch of mystery, power and endurance.

Cornwall’s Beaches

The region of Cornwall boasts some of the most varied beaches in Europe and arguably in the whole world. The long coastlines of Cornwall are home to some 400 beaches that are easy to get to by foot. These beaches have magnificent golden sands, coves made of pebbles and rock pools that give them a very unique look. The beaches in the north coast are dominated by windswept cliffs and sand dunes with the Atlantic wind creating some splendid surf. The southern coast on the other hand, has many charming and picturesque fishing villages and estuaries that blend in nicely with the magnificent natural landscapes.

The National Gallery

If you love art then the National gallery will surely quench your thirst and take your passion to the next level. You can find many great paintings coming from various time periods between 13th and 19th century. With more than 6.4 million people visiting annually, the national gallery has become one of the most prominent attractions in UK. This grand edifice contains a collection of nearly 2300 paintings which include paintings like Rokeby Venus by Diego Velázquez and Sunflowers by Vincent van Gogh. A remarkable experience for people from all walks of life.

The Lake District

With some amazing valleys, green woodlands, lovely fells and clear blue lakes the Lake District of northern England will literally drop your jaw in amazement. A soothing heaven for the photographers, Lake District is a national park that has become quite a popular holiday destination and is home to some fantastic large, luxury houses to rent. It has been portrayed in many famous poems and novels and inspired many artists and writers. The reflection of the clear blue sky in the glacial ribbon lakes, create some unforgettable sceneries.

 

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  • becida October 30, 2015, 10:13 am

    “Cornwall’s Beaches”? I’ve never (before) associated the word “beaches” with the UK! I don’t see why not….

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