10 Places to Visit in the United Kingdom

London and the United Kingdom are popular vacation destinations,   Here are to 10 places to visit: 

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Stonehenge is a prehistoric stone circle and is believed to have been constructed around 3100BC. No one knows exactly what purpose it served, but it is thought to have been a centre of pagan worship.

The site is managed by English Heritage. The stone circle cannot be accessed during normal opening hours, although they do hold regular Stone Circle Access visits in the early morning and late evening.

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Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is one of London’s most recognisable landmarks and possible one of the most famous bridges in the world.

Spanning the Thames, just next to the Tower of London, it was built in 1894 after 50 architects and designers entered a competition to design a new bridge for London.

Visitors can view London from the high-level walkways and access the Victorian Engine Rooms. You can also access the bridge lift schedule which shows times and dates when the bridge will rise for large vessels.

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London Theatres and Movie Tours

London has plenty to offer when it comes to the theatre. Enjoy a show in the surroundings of some of the best theatres in the world.

Theatre not your thing? There are lots of operators who can arrange tours for film fans. Movie tours such as Harry Potter, Atonement and Notting Hill are just some of the experiences on offer.

Lake Windermere – The Lake District

Lake Windermere, in Cumbria is 2 miles long, one mile wide and 220 feet deep. It is the largest natural lake in England and is part of the Lake District National Park.

Although popular with tourists, the west shoreline is almost completely owned by the National Trust, which makes it a haven for wildlife.

This stunning landscape is also known for it’s connection with Beatrix Potter and Arthur Ransome.

Edinburgh

Dominated by Edinburgh Castle, the city is a hotbed of cultural pursuits. It’s full of galleries and museums and hosts the biggest collection of arts festivals in the UK throughout July and August.

Edinburgh is also home to one of the largest New Year’s celebrations in the world, the famous Hogmanay.

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