A Look Into The Top 10 Places To Visit In The U.K
The British Empire ruled the world for centuries and left its marks almost everywhere. A country known for its royalty, innovations, cosmopolitan culture and commercial opportunities, it beckons thousands to it every year who come in search for job and economic growth.
Top places to visit in the UK
Every year, thousands of tourists come from all parts of the world to experience the loveliness of British lifestyle and its historical monuments. Where best way to enjoy the majestic grandness of British culture and traditions as than by visiting the U.K and touring through it most important places to visit.
Here is a look at the top ten places that are a must to experience in the country:
U.K’s capital city stands out from the list of top 10 places due to its rich culture, heritage, royalty and of course cosmopolitan environment. In the middle of ancient architectural marvels such as Buckingham Palace, Tower Of London, Victoria And Albert Museum, National Gallery, Westminster Abbey etc, you can see the most striking of modern elements such as the London Eye, Sea Life London Aquarium, The Shard etc.
The beautiful city of Bath is named after the Roman Baths and is known for its large number of hot springs, whose waters have more than 43 different minerals. Enjoy yourself in the luxuriant feel of these waters, whose healing properties attract people to them not just now but thousands of years ago. Explore the city’s lovely townhouses which are large structures showcasing Georgian architecture.
Enjoy the beauty of rural life, with its picturesque surroundings and quaint villages in Cotswold’s countryside. You can take some of the most enchanting photos of nature here and enjoy adventuring through horseback riding, biking and exploring the landscape through walks. Treat yourself to lovely local items in the markets of town close by such as Tetbury or Castle Combe.
4. Oxford And Cambridge University Towns
These towns are unlike any of the other places you will see in the U.K. primarily because they are educational centers and this feature runs throughout their environment. Home to so many colleges, you can see the streets filled with students who are into various disciplines. Quaint shops, numerous libraries and ancient buildings dot their landscape and take you back in time.
Known for its beauty as well as its harbor, this lovely city is an important trading and financial hub. Once you start exploring its streets, you will get taken in by its numerous retail outlets where you can find anything right from local products to something made from China. The city has an enormous number of historical buildings and museums. Key places to visit include St George’s Hall, Walker Art Gallery, Tate Gallery and much more.
Visit the Scottish capital and indulge yourself in its natural beauty and rich culture. You can experience the pinnacle of the city’s history at Edinburg castle, with its majestic stone towers. All round the year, numerous important festivals are held which attract people from all over such as Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburg Fringe etc.
Explore the beauty of Welsh countryside through Cardiff, the capitol city of Wales. It is known for its immense natural beauty which is best experienced in its – Brecon Beacons National Park and the Snowdonia National Park. It’s also called the City Of Arcades as it has the best of modern indoor arcades as well as those belonging to the Edwardian and Victoria era.
8. Loch Ness
This is the largest freshwater Lake in the U.K, formed about 10,000 years ago and waters so deep that they go down to about 230 meters. It’s a place of picturesque natural beauty and on its west shore you can see the lovely Urquhart castle. It is not recommended to go swimming in the lake due to its extreme cold and the waters are very dark due to the presence of peat particles.
The quaint city of Canterbury, home to the Archbishop of Canterbury, is known for its history, culture and traditions and part of it has been declared as a UNESCO heritage site. It traditions and past glory can be best experienced through a visit to the Canterbury Cathedral, Cathedral Precincts, Canterbury Heritage Museum, Canterbury Tales and the Canterbury Roman Museum.
The beautiful city of Manchester is a thriving business hub and one where you can indulge yourself in modernity yet get swept off in a blast of the past in its ancient monuments and historical locations. It is an art and media centre and there is so much to see, shop and indulge yourself in this city, that you might forget the rest of the world.