England is regarded to be one of the most beautiful destinations across the globe. So, why miss out on it? Check out the best of places to visit in England and enjoy the moments!
1. The Wax Museum.
What’s it called, you may ask? It’s called the Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum which is located in London- go around this museum and click photographs with the most lively- looking wax models like Amitabh Bachchan, Michael Jackson, 1D, Adele, Tom Hiddleston and so many more!
A tip: Ensure your phone has enough memory to save these snaps!
2.Seven sister country park
A series of chalk cliffs at South Downs National Parks, seven sister country park has around 280 hectares of chalk cliffs as well as open chalk grassland. Visitors may go cycling, canoeing, hiking, bird watching and so on here.
This place is Britain’s most untouched coastlines, making it extra special!
3. The University of Cambridge.
The second oldest English- speaking university in the world, Cambridge University, is a place which all of the must appreciate on a cultural as well as practical level. Today, this university has around 18,000 students and 31 colleges occupying multiple locations, offering multiple facilities like art center, sports club etc
4. Chinatown in London!
Did you know, back in the 20th century, Chinese immigrants settled down at the east end of London? Well, due to this reason, Chinatown in England came into existence, leading to an increase in the number of Chinese restaurants. Above all, London even now is regarded as the most exceptional Asian culture being portrayed, away from its homeland.
5. The Eden project
This project has an objective- to make the UK strive to be a leader in the field of sustainable development growth, awareness etc. This area is a hub of numerous environmental and social projects.
An exceptionally creative place like this shall bring out the stunning you! Also, the ambiance, as well as different artworks, are so inspiring. Enjoy the musical events, develop the valuable plant in you and develop it.
This destination is a lot more than a theme park, it’s a destination where you can learn- you can enjoy experiential learning wherein, you learn by experiencing it- enjoy information at its fullest with 10 acres of gardens and rockeries all around!
6. Hadrian’s wall
Once upon a time, this wall was a defensive spot in Roman Britain. The construction of this area began back in 122 AD, under the rule of Emperor Hadrian. This area was known for its military fortification, levy taxation and so on.
If you’re planning on visiting this area, you can still check out a significant portion at this spot that was rescued through the hard work of John Clayton in the 19th century.
7. Durham Castle.
The Durham Castle was occupied back in the 1840’s by the University College, Durham. Today, this destination is a general public spot- however, only guided tours take place here as it’s being used as a working building by 100+ students.
This castle is located on the top of the hill in River Wear, opposite the Durham cathedral. Above all, this castle is the best example of what early bailey and motte looked like.
9. York Minster
Check out one of the best cathedrals in England as well as in Northern Europe. You can make the most out of the Gothic nave as well as chapter house along with medieval stained glass and the most exceptional five sisters window which is around 52 feet tall.
It’s constructed in the 14th century which was also inclusive of a library as well as school in the 18th century.
10. Royal Observatory, Greenwich.
The history of navigation, as well as astronomy, lies here. It’s located in the hill, in Greenwich park, overlooking river Thames. King Charles II had a special purpose in mind with regard to this observatory- to rectify motions of heavens as well as the places of fixed starts, to find the desired longitudes of places, mastering the art of navigation!
11. Soho, London.
This is not a historical place- in fact, it’s fun, lively and full of entertainment for the foodies and the lovers of nightlife! This location has multiple quirky shops along with lots of celebrations at all times, making it the best place to come across and try out delicious snacks at the cheapest rates along with fine dining restaurants as well!
Soho of London is the right destination to check out live theatre, performances, etc. in London, making it just the right location to spot out budding talents right then!
12. Lake District National Park
Also called the Lakes, this place is located in a mountain region, in North West England. Famous for its forests, lakes, mountains which are amazing, this place was also known for its association with exceptional poets even today like William Wordsworth, and others.
One of the deepest as well as longest lakes in England is this lake with the aim to turn it into World Heritage Status in the category of cultural landscapes.
13. Westminster Abbey
A Gothic church, this destination is located in Westminster. Coronations occur here and, is the burial site for English as well as the later British monarchs of Commonwealth realms. History says that the first the Abbey was first established in the time of Mellitus, Bishop of London. Up to the present time, the Fishmonger’s company still gives a salmon a year in the area since this was a community act during the early 1970s
14. British Museum
This museum had a purpose to keep the memory of human culture as well as history. Guess what, you can check out permanent collections of around 8 million works which is considered to be one of the most comprehensive collections from all across the globe which started in 1753. Most of the collections of Sir Hans Sloane, physician and scientist are available here.
16. Warwick Castle
Originally built by William the Conqueror in the year 1068, this castle was rebuilt in the 12th century stone- however, it was originally made or bailey and wooden motte. One of the most exceptional military architectures and symbols, this place is a stronghold throughout!
17. The Lizard Peninsula
Another historical destination you must be aware of is the Lizard peninsula which researchers say has been derived from a Celtic name and was formed sometime around the Roman Period and Iron age.
It used to be known as the Graveyard of ships because of its dangerous shipping, making it a deadly zone. It was previously inhabited with the discovery of burial mounds and stones.
18. Roman Baths
Public bathing- that was the concept of the Roman Baths back in the 19th century. You cab visit the Roman temple, Sacred Spring, etc. however, the bath itself is located on the street level.
This place has around 1 million people visiting it each year and was regarded as one of the 7 natural wonders back in 2005 in the western world
19. Tower of London
Also called Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress, this is a historic castle which is near the north bank of River Thames, central London. Founded in the year 1066, this tower has 2 concentric rings of defensive rings, designed to keep the treasure, armory as well as menagerie safe.
You never know, you may find some!
20. Canterbury Cathedral
One of the most popular christian structures in England, this cathedral is of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the prime leader of the Church of England. He was considered to a symbolic leader of the Anglican Communion. The church was rebuilt to be made larger with a Gothic look and feel to it, making it a house for pilgrims who visited the shrine of Thomas Becket.
This is a wide range of hills in the south-west region as well as the western region of England which is 25 miles wide and 145 km long. It’s a cute place with small, lovely towns and villages which are built underlying Cotswold stone- rich in limestone, this destination fossilized sea urchins. It was an essential trade route for wool, which made this place so prosperous.
A very, very famous site in the world, this destination is a combination of the Neolithic age as well as the Bronze age. It’s the favorite spot of archaeologists which they believe formed from 3000- 2000 BC. It was added to the UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites in 1986 and some studies released in 2008 stated that Stonehenge may have been a burial ground in the past.
23. Jurassic Coast
This is included in the list of World Heritage Sites on the English Channel along the coast of Southern England. History says that during World War II, some of the sections of the Jurassic Coast became the property of the Ministry of War and were used as a military training ground. Today, however, it has been returned to civilian use.
Tip: You can go kite surfing here!
24. Natural history museum
Officially known as the British Museum until 1992, it is the home of earth and life science specimens that range over to over 70 million items. Visitors can see collections related to mineralogy, paleontology, zoology, and entomology.
Tip: Admission Fee FREE!
25. Go canoeing along the lakes
Any time of the day, you can go canoeing or, surfing or, enjoy any other water sports in England- England is known for its lakes too which has historical, geographical and other significance. You can also opt for fun activities such as tree and plant identification, wood collection and fire preparation, how to use a kelly kettle and flint and steel and the opportunity to learn about different types of shelters.
At the end of the day, wherever you go, it must be a learning experience as well as the best time of your life!
So, happy tripping~