The United Kingdom is a popular tourist destination because of its stunning countryside, significant cities, historical museums and remarkable theatres. From the bottom of Britain, there’s coasts and outstanding scenery in Devon, right to the top with the historic castles and hidden valleys in the Scottish Highlands.
The UK offers diverse, interesting and highly recommended destinations for any type of holiday. Whether you want to explore the mountains with some hiking or experience the quiet and relaxing countryside with spectacular views, Britain has something for you. Here are the top three places to travel to in the UK.
North Wales gives you the choice between the beach, the countryside, the mountains, and the towns. Giving you a range of activities you can do, all in one place, including hiking, shopping, biking, relaxing at a beach, and visiting markets. Allens Caravans is a UK holiday park situated on the coast between Cardigan Bay and the Cambrian Mountains. It’s surrounded by natural beauty and has a stunning back drop.
It is vital to visit Snowdonia in North Wales if you like walking, chiming, and hiking. Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and the National Snowdonia Park has plenty of attractions and fun activities. The views are extraordinary and upon exploring, you will find hidden valleys and lakes that are truly fascinating.
If history is your thing, it’s imperative that you go to Bodelwyddn Castle and Park. The museum is set over 200 acres and has a remarkable collection of paintings on show in Victorian rooms. The castle has remains of the First World War trenches and you can discover what life living in the trenches was really like. It’s a fascinating experience and is bound to leave you in awe.
Cream tea, surfers, the coast, and hidden coves are just a few things Devon has to offer its tourists. The magnificent beaches on the north and south coast are scenic and perfect for strolls and picnics. It is the place to go for the world’s best ice cream and Cornish pasties, great food, and impressive views, what more could you want?
The must-go Hotel in Devon is Red Lion in Clovelly. It’s on a private estate and gives the most traditional British experience with a homely pub and countrified rooms. You can hear the waves crashing on the beach from outside the hotel and just a short walk away is the stunning Clovelly Harbour. It’s the perfect location for couples and will give you the ultimate English holiday experience.
The Lake District holds Britain’s finest countryside, greenest scenic views and a collage of hills, lakes, valleys and woodland. Explore country lanes and experience hikes over hills. This really is the perfect location for UK holidays to be in the great outdoors.
Langdale is essential to visit when travelling to the Lake District. It’s a small valley that is tranquil, yet has plenty of life. Brimstone is a large ski chalet in Langdale and is the perfect place to stay surrounded by woodland and built from blue-grey Lakeland stone. It is a picturesque location. The rooms include double showers and huge spa baths. The rooms have doors opening out to the spectacular Lakeland views. This striking part of the country is a must go travel destination in order to experience the real English countryside and traditions.
Before travelling remember that the UK doesn’t use the Euro, it uses Pounds and be sure to take comfortable walking shoes because the towns are full of cobbled streets, but it is all part of the great British character. So, be ready for plenty of tea, cake, tradition and history filled UK holidays.
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