Best and Must See Places in England – UK
London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. This is one of the world’s most-visited city and has the world’s largest city airport system. London has 43 universities and this form the largest concentration of higher education institutes in Europe. Highest quality education is provided in areas like software, multimedia development and design.
London contains four World Heritage Sites. This includes the Tower of London, Kew Gardens (Westminster, Westminster Abbey, and St Margaret’s Church) and the historic settlement of Greenwich. Other famous landmarks include Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, St Paul’s Cathedral and The Shard.
2. Scottish Highlands
Scottish Highlands is a beautiful and inspiring region with a fascinating history. You can see famous lochs, breathtaking beaches and magnificent glen here. This is also known locally simply as the Highlands. he area is very sparsely populated and beautiful from every point. You can see large mountain ranges dominating the region. Places you must visit includes The Glenfinnan Viaduct, The Saddle, Loch Scavaig, Isle of Skye, Inverness, The islands of Loch Maree, Smoo Cave,Sutherland, The Quirang, Gair Loch etc.
This a world famous prehistoric monument located in Wiltshire. This is said to be the remains of a ring of standing stones set within earthworks. It was constructed from 3000 BC to 2000 BC The site and its surroundings were added to the UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites. The Stonehenge owned by the Crown and managed by English Heritage.
This is the capital city of Scotland. Edinburgh is home to the Scottish Parliament. The city called centre of education specially in Medicine. This city is well known for the Edinburgh International Festival and the Fringe (largest annual international arts festival in the world). Once reached, you must visit places like Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, the churches of St. Giles, Grey friars and the Canon gate, and the extensive Georgian New Town.
York is a famous historic walled city located at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Fossin North Yorkshire. There are lots of historic attractions, main one is the York Minster. You can enjoy variety of cultural and sporting activities in this place. York was a top centre of early photography. The city is only 21 miles (34 km) from Leeds.
Cornwall is a beautiful place noted for its wild moorland landscapes, its long and varied coastline and attractive villages. This is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Cornwall also forms the tip of the south-west peninsula of the island of Great Britain. This place is well known for its natural beaches (Porthcurno beach illustrated) and rugged coastline.
Chester is a well known walled city in England. The place Lying on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. Initially Chester was founded as a “castrum” or Roman fort. This is one of the best preserved walled cities in Britain. Here you can see some medieval buildings and black-and-white buildings within the city centre.
Snowdonia is the place includes national park of 823 square miles in UK. The name gets from Snowdon, which is the highest mountain in Wales. Snowdonia National Park governed by the Snowdonia National Park Authority. This is the third most visited national park in England and Wales. You can see natural forests, water falls and Rare mammals like otters, polecats, and the feral goat.
9. Lake District
The Lakes is popularly known as Lake District. This is a popular holiday destination for beautiful lakes, forests and mountains. The place contains Wastwater and Windermere, the deepest and longest lakes in England. You can visit the The Lake District National Park, where the combination of lakes and mountains form impressive scenery.
Cambridge is a is a world famous university city and the country town of Cambridgeshire, England. University of Cambridge is one of the top five universities in the world. Cambridge city is known as the home of the University of Cambridge.
11. Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace is a world famous London residence and principal workplace of the monarch of the United Kingdom. This is constructed by Edward Blore and completed in 1850. Remodelling for its present appearance done at 1913, by Sir Aston Webb. Queen Victoria is the the first monarch to reside at Buckingham Palace. There is Buckingham Palace Garden which is is the largest private garden in London.
12. Houses of Parliament and Big Ben
Houses of Parliament also called the Palace of Westminster. This is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords. The palace serves as one of the centres of political life in the United Kingdom. “Big Ben”, is an iconic landmark of London and the United Kingdom. This is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the Palace of Westminster in London.
13. St. Pauls Cathedral
St. Pauls Cathedral is an is an Anglican cathedral located at the London. The present church designed in the English Baroque style by Sir Christopher Wren. This is one among the most famous and most recognizable sights of London. This is also a working church with hourly prayer and daily services.
14. British Museum
British Museum located in the Bloomsbury area of London contains 8 million permanent works. This is the largest and most comprehensive in the world. British Museum was established in 1753 and first opened to the public on 15 January 1759.
15. Tower of London and London Eye
Tower of London is the Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress. This is a beautiful historic castle located at the north bank of the River Thames. The tower has a prominent role in English history. This is country’s most popular tourist attractions. The London Eye is also called Millennium Wheel, well known giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London.