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We’re all looking for a UK getaway this year, but the biggest question is where?! Although small in size, the UK makes up for it with an abundance of fascinating places to visit, and we bet even if you’ve lived here for years, you’ve barely scratched the surface of what the UK has on offer…

So, whether you want to walk scenic routes, dive into the history or enjoy a delicious meal overlooking some of the most beautiful views – the UK has it all!

Our Top Things to See and Do in the UK This Summer

1. Follow in the footsteps of the Beatles

Explore the city where this famous foursome first met, and a trip to this city wouldn’t be complete without a guided tour! Visit their homes and the places made famous by their songs, like Penny Lane and Strawberry Field. There is a lot more to Liverpool than just the Beatles though. It’s a city full of culture and a great place to catch some live music with new friends and a couple of drinks!


2. Stand in the presence of Royalty

Stand in awe, as you step foot in the home of Queen Elizabeth! Windsor is one of the most beautiful towns, full of history and home to the largest and oldest castle in the UK. Why not sail down the Thames on a river cruise, stroll through the beautiful Cliveden Gardens or enjoy a guided walk of the town to soak up all the history for yourself? Windsor is certainly one not to be missed!


3. Collect Fossils on the Jurassic Coast

The Jurassic Coast is arguably one of the most beautiful stretched of coast in the world. Explore England’s first natural UNESCO World Heritage Site – visit Durdle Door, admire Old Harrys Rock or explore the quaint Victorian town of Swanage – all whilst soaking up beautiful sea views!


4. Stroll across the Clifton Suspension Bridge

An icon in Bristol, the Clifton Suspension Bridge, is another landmark in the UK which you just HAVE to see! Plus, you can discover Banksy’s graffiti art, grab a drink (or two!) by the harbour or walk the cobbled streets from Medieval, Georgian and Victorian times. Bristol is the perfect place for a weekend break!


5. Visit Shakespeare’s place of birth

Stratford-Upon-Avon is famous for its Shakespeare connections – the town is full of houses he lived in and theatres showing his plays. You can explore the historic streets, see the birth place of Shakespeare himself, and be sure to make time to pop into a local pub for a few pints of traditional beer!


6. Uncover Titanic’s Remarkable Story

Belfast is a city that often gets overlooked, but it really is one of a kind! You can take in all the sights, learn all about the Titanic or journey out to County Antrim to marvel at the Giant’s Causeway. Plus, why not enjoy a few pints at one of Belfast’s historic pubs?!


7. Explore Warwick castle

A visit to Warwick wouldn’t even make sense without a trip to visit Warwick Castle – it should definitely be first on the agenda! It’s a day full of jaw-dropping history, magic, myths and adventure! There is also plenty of shops, bars and cafes to fill up your evenings and you could even pop into Stratford-upon-Avon to visit the birth place of Shakespeare – there’s nothing better than ticking two must-sees off the list!


8. Discover York Minister

Walk the cobblestone streets and take in the sights of the stone cathedral, which is filled with amazing works of art. This walled city is picture-perfect from practically every angle! With plenty of cafes and restaurants, why not enjoy a relaxed lunch by the river before heading to the National Railway Museum? York is the perfect mix of culture, panoramic views and good food! What could be better?!


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