The UK is full of some of the most spectacular landmarks and rich history to explore. From the bustling nightlife of London or Manchester to the rolling hills of Devon or Yorkshire, whatever your tastes and style, the UK has it all. Perhaps you are visiting the UK on holiday, studying internationally or making the move and shipping your belongings from America to the UK. Whatever you are doing, here are some of the best places to visit when you are here.
The capital of the UK – the city that has it all. With every museum and restaurant imaginable, there is so much to do in the city that never sleeps. Home to an array of famous museums, from the National History Museum to the Tate Gallery, many of which have free admission and fascinating exhibits. Visit Buckingham Palace and try to spot a royal, or take a walk down Oxford Street and go on a shopping spree.
From quiet seaside towns and beautiful coves, the beaches of Cornwall have everything you can imagine and ask for. Great for water sports, a relaxing boat trip or simply just relaxing on the beach with a good book – we recommend visiting in the summer months to benefit from the good weather.
The Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Situated in the most northern part of Scotland, you are bound to see locals in kilts and tartan. The highlands are home to some stunning and iconic castles, such as Dunrobin Castle which would make the perfect postcard to send home. The most known lake in Scotland, Loch Ness can also be found in the Highlands, why not see if you can spot the Loch Ness Monster? If you love a good hike – this is the perfect place to be as it is also home to the tallest mountain in Britain, Ben Nevis.
Snowdonia is a great place to visit – home to one of the most iconic national parks in the UK, Snowdonia National Park. With breathtaking views that are second to none, there is plenty to do for all. Why not have a go on the fastest zip wire in the world, or take a trip out on the lagoon. With delicious local food and drink, why not submerge yourself in the unique culture that Snowdonia has to offer.
Home to the world-famous University of Cambridge. Cambridge is a wonderful place for students and families alike, as the town is rich in beautiful architecture and tradition. It is a great place to visit any time of year, and easy to commute to as it is only an hour away from London.