Embark on an unforgettable journey across the UK, a country close to my heart. Despite our infamous grey skies, the wealth of experiences here is unparalleled. Whether you crave breath-taking scenery, cultural immersions, or thrilling outdoor pursuits, the UK delivers on all fronts.
Having explored both iconic landmarks and hidden gems known only to locals, I present to you 10 incredible ideas for your UK bucket list. From leisurely afternoons to adrenaline-fueled adventures, there's something here for every soul seeking to discover the diverse wonders of this remarkable nation. Get ready for a journey that promises to leave you enchanted.
1. Enjoy afternoon tea in London
Location: London, England
2 Walk the Seven Sisters Cliffs
Location: East Sussex, England
Best for: Epic scenery
An iconic site, the Seven Sisters are a series of chalk cliffs situated in the South Downs National Park. To take in the beautiful landscapes and sea views, I’d recommend hiking one of the many available trails.
3.Explore the Cotswolds
Location: The Cotswolds, England
Best for: Experiencing rural England
For open landscapes that will take your breath away, look no further than the rolling countryside and honey-coloured cottages of the Cotswolds. It’s no secret that I absolutely adore the Cotswolds
- Castle Combe – for a village stood still in time.
4. Visit the Natural History Museum
Location: London, England
Best for: A free London attraction
A world-renowned museum, I’d say that London’s Natural History Museum cannot be missed from your UK bucket list.
Fun for kids and adults alike, you’ll find unique collections, incredible specimens, and interactive activities. All housed within a spectacular and iconic building.
5. Spend a weekend hiking the Lake District
Location: Lake District, England
Best for: Outdoor activities
For spectacular scenery and an abundance of outdoor activities, I know you’re going to love the Lake District.
From towering peaks and beautiful valleys to rolling hills and enticing bodies of water, the Lake District offers truly jaw-dropping natural beauty.
6. Experience Zip world (wales)
Location: Penrhyn Quarry, Wales
Best for: Adrenaline junkies
7. See Corfe Castle (Dorset)
8. Visit Twr Mawr, Anglesey
Best for - Relaxing & coastal scenery
Tŵr Mawr lighthouse, which means "great tower" in Welsh, is situated on the tidal island of Ynys Llanddwyn on the west coast of Anglesey.
The 10m (33ft) lighthouse was built back in in 1845 in a style characteristic of Anglesey windmills and marks the western entrance to the Menai Strait. Despite being decommissioned in 1975, the lighthouse still remains and has become an iconic location for photographers visiting North Wales.
9. Experience Snowdon Mountain Railway station
The Snowdon Mountain Railway (SMR; Welsh: Rheilffordd yr Wyddfa) is a narrow gauge rack and pinion mountain railway in Gwynedd, north-west Wales. It is a tourist railway that travels for 4.7 miles (7.6 km) from Llanberis to the summit of Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales.
10. Visit Portmeirion Village
Nestled between the Dwyryd esturary and the majestic Snowdonia mountains, Portmeirion Village is a private village resort and gardens, set on its own peninsula with vistas in every direction and endless pathways to explore, you’ll be transported into a dreamlike world, full of surprises. Take a tour of the grounds using our new app or listen to the story of Portmeirion told by the man himself Welsh architect Sir Clough Williams Ellis through a series of soundscapes.
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