Travel: 4 Great places to visit in the UK

After a year of derailed plans and cancelled holidays, so many people are finding themselves wishing that they could just get away for a while and take a break from the stress of daily life. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem as though foreign travel to your favourite holiday destinations is going to be a possibility any time soon.

It is important to remember, though, that just because you can’t hop on a plane to a foreign destination, that doesn’t mean you can’t get away from home for a few days and experience something new. In fact, there are some great places in the UK that you can visit with just a short drive.

Here are four worthwhile destinations in the UK that you can consider if you are in need of a holiday but find yourself unable to travel out of the country at this time.

 

1. The Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight boasts some amazing attractions that you and the entire family will enjoy together. Not only does the island possess some incredible natural scenery, but there is some incredible history about the place to be explored. There are also a number of other things to do, including a visit to the Isle of Wight Zoo and Blackgang Chine, the UK’s oldest amusement park. With so many things to do in the Isle of Wight, you will find yourself and your family enjoying a memorable holiday away together without having to travel too far.

Image by Daryus Chandra from Pixabay

 

2. The Lake District

Some of the most incredible and natural landscape that the UK has to offer can be found and enjoyed in the Lake District. During the warmer months of the year, the Lake District is the perfect place to take to the water for some paddleboarding. This is one of the best ways to take in the natural beauty of the region. You can also hitch a ride on a steamboat tour on some of the lakes. This charming region will take your breath away and serve as the perfect setting for your ultimate UK holiday.

House where Beatrix Potter was inspired by the nature to write Peter Rabbit children book story

 

3. The Cotswolds

Just a short drive from London, the Cotswolds is quickly becoming recognised for its charming beauty and quaint feel. Tucked into the countryside, it is easy to see why so many people choose the Cotswolds as their ideal relaxing getaway. You can unwind in a quiet, lovely setting and take in some historic and well-preserved architecture that is characteristic of this region of England.

4. Bath

For centuries, Bath has served as the prime holiday destination in the UK. Since Roman times, this historic town in order to be rejuvenated by its waters. Not only is Bath home to some incredible structures that date back to Roman times, but there is also a great nightlife scene to enjoy, complete with comedy clubs, live music, and more. Naturally, no trip to Bath would be complete without a visit to the natural hot springs that have served as the city’s main attraction for ages.

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