Top 10 Tourist Destinations in England
Holidaying in the UK gives you a huge amount of options when it comes to things to do. There are big cities full of shops and nightlife and there are beautiful areas perfect for hiking and exploring little villages.
This old city is full of beautiful architecture. There are the colleges and the university, which are all stunning buildings. At the Corpus Christi College there’s the Grasshopper Clock. It’s a must-see for any visitor.
There are a number of theatres, museums and galleries to visit or you could just wile away your hours in a nice café or in one of the parks.
Cornwall has beautiful beaches and is a brilliant spot for surfers. There are also plenty of boat trips you can take and loads of places to go sailing. If you fancy a casual stroll then visit one of the gardens such as Lamorran House Garden or if you want something more exciting there’s Crealy Adventure Park.
The Eden Project is a big draw for visitors to Cornwall. It’s a stunning garden that puts on all sorts of events. The project also does valuable research into the environment.
Another beautiful old city. It’s a photographer’s dream with fantastic buildings just waiting to be shot. The city is full of culture with many museums and galleries. The rest of the county of Oxfordshire is a haven for cyclists and walkers.
This is a City of Culture and the home of the Beatles. There’s The Beatles’ Story at Albert Dock, which is perfect for any music lover as it takes you through the lives of the Beatles and shows off some rather fantastic memorabilia.
If you like to party then Liverpool is the perfect place to have a few drinks and a dance.
There are plenty of places to sample real ale in Manchester. It’s a great place to see some amazing culture, food and drink. There’s also the famous Chester Zoo nearby, where you can see an array of animals and events. The nightlife is also particularly impressive. There are music venues, clubs and beautiful little bars. There are whole streets of places to eat and drink.
If you fancy a bit more culture then visit the gallery in the park at Whitworth Gallery. Manchester also has a fantastic array of shops. From all the big high street brands to gorgeous little boutiques.
England’s second largest city is full of wonderful things to do and places to see. The historic Jewellery Quarter, where 40% of British jewellery is made, is a must-see for anyone. There are 100s of little boutiques and independent craftspeople nestled among the streets.
If you like a little retail therapy then The Bullring is full of shops and restaurants. There’s also Victoria Square, which is considered to be the centre of the city. It’s a large pedestrianised square that is home to some beautiful sculptures.
This is another seaside resort and all along the promenade you’ll find beautiful cafés and shops. When the sun goes down you can soak of the beach-side nightlife.
Brighton is a great place for water sports as there are so many on offer. You could try your hand at jet skiing, wake boarding, sailing and much more.
3. The Cotswolds
This area covers six, beautiful and unspoiled counties: Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and Bath & North East Somerset. There are plenty of beautiful little villages you can visit and even more places where you can go hiking and cycling.
The landscapes are beautiful with rolling hills, mountains, beautiful stone walls and farmland. There are plenty of dog friendly places you can stay and the area is also great if you are a keen horse rider.
The Roman baths in Bath are something that everyone needs to see. These are thousands of years old and built around the only known hot spring in Britain. There’s a lot to be learned about how the baths were constructed or you can just relax in the hot spring water.
The rest of Bath is just as beautiful. It’s considered a World Heritage Site and there are architectural wonders such as The Royal Crescent to be seen.
England’s capital city is alive with exciting things to do and see. There are a number of museums that are free to enter, too many art galleries to count and beautiful expanses of parkland. If you are into shopping then there’s something for everyone. Brick Lane is full of vintage shops, Camden Market is for the alternative among us and Oxford Street has all sorts of designer and high street shops.