London can certainly be described as one of the most exciting and cosmopolitan cities in the whole world! The capital city of England and the United Kingdom is the most populous city in the United Kingdom and Europe‘s most visited city, attracting over 14 million international visitors per year!! Some of the top attractions people come to see include the British Museum, the Tate Modern and the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square. They come to marvel at the National History and National Maritime Museums, the Imperial War Museum, the Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum, WOW – so many museums. They come to be intrigued at Madame Tussauds and delighted by the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London! Also, not forgetting Big Ben and other famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Nelson’s Column and the lions of Trafalgar Square. Finish a visit by exploring Knightsbridge, home to Harrods and many other stylish shops and boutiques, and a wander around the famous Hyde Park!
If it’s history you are into, a visit to Medieval York is an absolute must. This ancient city offers an abundance of historic attractions which has made it a popular tourist destination for millions of people over the years. York’s tourist attractions include the National Railway Museum, the Jorvik Viking Centre, York Castle Museum, York Maze, Holy Trinity Church, and of course, the majestic York Minster, England’s largest medieval cathedral. Walk inside the city walls and view the magnificent Gothic York Minster before making your way round the famous crooked ‘Shambles’. Walking tours also offer fascinating insights, stories and history of the city, whilst their famous ‘Ghost Walks’ will also tell you about its chilling, ghostly past!
Visit the Georgian City of Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring some of the finest architecture in Europe and admire the wonderful Georgian architecture it has to offer. Visit the Roman baths from which the city derives its name and hot mineral-rich springs that have been popular since Roman times. Join the 1 million international tourists which visit every year and experience a guided walking tour of the town, learning about the historical significance of the region and soaking up the decadent atmosphere.
Admire the stunning views when you visit the beautiful English Lake District. Take a scenic drive through the Lake District National Park, inspiration to a host of poets including William Wordsworth. Wordsworth lived in a beautiful cottage in the village of Grasmere and the wonderful surrounding scenery provided William Wordsworth with the inspiration to write the poem ‘Daffodils’. Admire the glorious lakes including Windermere and Coniston Waters, the scene of many attempts to break the world water speed record. If you’re feeling energetic, climb the many fells, hills, and groups of mountains found in the Lake District and experience the stunning views that will stay with you forever!
Cross Salisbury Plain to visit Stonehenge, the world’s most famous prehistoric monument, and stand in awe at the mystical stone monoliths. This ancient stone circle has baffled scientists, tourists and historians for centuries and new theories are surfacing all the time about its mythical past. Admire and enjoy this magnificent monument for what it is now and acknowledge that its true meaning may never be known!