The Best Places to Visit on a Holiday in the UK

The United Kingdom is a popular destination for people who have a passion for history and a yearning of magnificent views.

Here are the top 5 places to visit on a tour of the UK, courtesy of UK tour specialists Great British Trips

London

London is the capital of England which dates back to the Roman times. At its centre stand the famous Big Ben clock tower. London Bridge nursery rhyme that has been sung along by children is also found here. And the London Eye provides panoramic view of the South Bank of the River Thames in London. This is a giant ferris wheel also called Millennium Wheel. It is so magical! The Palace of Westminster is also located here which serves as the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Stonehenge

We commonly see this as a computer desktop background and we always wonder the beauty of God’s creation with these huge rocks. Stonehenge, from the word itself, contains earthwork rocks in a circular setting of large standing stones located in south west England. It is a home for some of the Neolithic and Bronze Age structures in the United Kingdom and composed of some 200 monuments. The Stonehenge was completed in 1600 BC which the Neolithic and Bronze Age men started to bring the Bluestones and sarsen stones from Wales and Marlborough Downs. Really cool!

stonehenge

Scottish Highlands

Scotland’s Highlands is one of the greatest creation of God that is beyond your imagination. Come and visit as you witness the different gorgeous islands and the stretches of coastline. Take a pursuit of some thrilling outdoor adventure and explore the picturesque mountain and capture the beauty of the Northern Lights as they light up the sky. Crossed out one of your bucket list,yes? You can also hike and follow the trail of the country’s only Malt Whisky.

Edinburgh

Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland with a dash of medieval and classic look. The Edinburgh Castle serves as the home to Scotland’s crown jewels and the Stone of Destiny, traditionally used in the coronation of Scottish rulers. Arthur’s Seat is also found here, it is an extinct volcano in Holyrood Park.

Lake District

Lake District is England’s largest National Park. Here, you can find the highest mountain in the country namely Scafell Pike. The place offers varied activity of recreation and leisure. You can bike, hike, and walk and of course, take photos! You can take a dip into the cool water or breathe in the breeze as you walk along. Enjoy the scenery while biking along the path of the lake. Appreciate the scenery of our earth in the Lake District.

That ends the list but don’t limit yourself with those five because each country and place have so much to offer. Explore the world and learn their culture, get in touch with nature and make friends with the locals. Create your own adventure.