10 Best Places to Visit in the UK

United Kingdom is a great tourist destination. Here are the 10 Best Places to Visit in the UK.

  1. London

Anyone who visits UK needs to visit London at least for some time. London is the capital of UK and is its most populous city. London has something to offer everyone, from theater, to architecture, to shopping, and so much more. Visit the Tower of London, the Buckingham Palace, and the Parliament; see the Big Ben, the Crown Jewels, London Bridge, and the Millennium Eye. Take a ride on the Underground, and go shopping at Harrods.

  1. Yorkshire

Yorkshire is known for its food and drink. Yorkshire has the most Michelin-starred restaurants than anywhere else in the country, second only to London. Yorkshire is also famous for its scenic landscapes which have inspired many painters.  

  1. Bath

Since the 1700s, Bath is famous at a resort and/or spa town. Many take vacations there to relax and rejuvenate. Its famous reputation is stemmed in the Roman Baths, where many writers and thinkers have gone to relax. Bath is equally famous for its shopping, albeit a little less than London.

  1. Lake District

The Lake District is known for, as its name suggests, its lakes. It has great scenery and grand picturesque views. In addition to lakes, it also has numerous valleys, woodlands and fells all of which add to its beauty. The Lake District has lent inspiration to many artists over the years, including but not limited to William Wordsworth, John Ruskin, Beatrix Potter, Arthur Ransome, and Alfred Wainwright.

  1. Edinburgh

Edinburgh has both architecture and natural beauty to offer. There are many sites to visit such as the Edinburgh Castle, St. Giles Cathedral, Real Mary King's Close and the Museum of Scotland. It is also full of tradition, such as Hogmanay, which is a days-long Scottish new year celebration full of food, drink and local traditions.

  1. Liverpool

Liverpool was and still is a major port. It has many World Heritage Sites and is home to oldest Black African community in the country and the oldest Chinese community in Europe. However, what people will be most interested is fast that Guinness World Records has labeled the city "World Capital City of Pop", mainly use to it being the home of The Beatles, and other groups from that era.

  1. Brighton

Brighton is a popular resort town famous for its sea air. In fact, back in the day, doctors often recommended a stay in Brighton as a medical prescription, as it was believed that the sea air could help heal, or at least ease certain conditions. Brighton remains a popular resort town both for a stay and for a day trip as it is only an hour away from London. Brighton Pier is especially a must see attraction.

  1. Cornwall

Cornwall is known for its rough landscapes which are full of dunes and cliffs, medieval harbors and oak-forested creeks. It retains its rough natural beauty allowing you to share it as well, as various painters, sculptors and potters have done before you.

  1. Norfolk

Norfolk is the epitome of the sleepy UK country life. However, don’t let its exterior fool you. It has various stately homes, ruined castles, medieval churches and fascinating museums hidden away if you know where to look. There are also beaches on the coastline.

  1. Glasgow

Glasgow is Scotland's largest city and is known to have the most talked-about independent music scene outside the USA. Glasgow is also known for its 19th-century architecture and a vibrant theatre life. The Kelvingrove Art Museum and the Victorian Necropolis are must see places.

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