England is the land of royalty, historic landmarks and pubs; it offers an interesting blend of old and new. England is jam packed with everything from Roman ruins to Tudor towns. Everyone knows about London, but England has many other fine attractions and cities that should not be missed or ignored. There are loads of great places to visit in England; it is hard to know where to start. England is the one of the world's finest travel destinations with more going on than you could possibly shake a stick at. Tourists to England will enjoy the wealth of historic places to stopover that include Westminster Abbey, The Tower of London, Stonehenge, Hadrian's Wall, and many prehistoric sights. Extend your summer sports break with a special tour, visit to some of the best sights in UK. We have listed few famous and fabulous holiday spots that you can enjoy at your stay in England for summer Olympics.
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The castle has been the home to the Royal Family for 900 years, and it is the world's largest and oldest occupied castle. Windsor Castle's exhilarated walls dominate the lovely town that has grown up around it over the years. You can see the lavishly decorated State Apartments and St. George Chapel. You will also witness the changing of the Guard in all its colorful pageantry and splendor.
Travel back to time, you will travel through the rolling green Wiltshire landscape to Stonehenge; it is a collection of stones dragged to this lonely plain near Salisbury 5,000 years ago. A set in a landscape dotted with prehistoric mounds and carvings, Stonehenge continues to mesmerize the imagination and captivate the heart of every visitor.
It is famous for its elegant Georgian architecture. During the tour, you will be enchanted by the town's beautifully proportioned streetscapes. Visit the Roman Baths, the best preserved Roman spa from the ancient world. And you will also see Bath Abbey and the much-photographed Pulteney Bridge, modeled on the Ponte Vecchio in Florence.
London To Cambridge And York
Relax and enjoy the sumptuous English countryside as it swings past you. When you arrive at Cambridge, you will embark on a college backs Punt along the river, and relish the history and awe-inspiring views of Cambridge from this traditional mode of transport. When you reach York, you will be stunned to watch the city steeped in history and culture. If you are planning on a night stay in the city, then in the evening take a fascinating walk around the city you might get opportunity to share a pint with some of the locals, if you wish, of course.
Groom yourself for a day of history and beautiful views. You will get opportunity to witness Hadrian's Wall at Chester roman Fort, it is the most popular tourist attraction in Northern England and it is listed in world Heritage site. This place depicts glimpse the life in England during Roman rule. The next destination to visit in the northern England is Jedburgh, it is a center famed for its links to Royalty and Historical warfare. Feel free to wander around and explore. The Jedburgh Abbey ruins are definitely worth a look. After all your exploring you can head towards Scottish border, take an overlook at the River Tweed, it is reputed to be one of the favorite views of Sir Walter Scott. When you arrive in Edinburgh, you can complete your day with an evening walk in the city.
Edinburgh is a stunning city; it is steeped in history and stunning architecture, lively pubs and loads and loads of fun shopping. You can wander around the cobbled streets of the Royal Mile down to the Grass Market, or you can check out the Botanical Garden. You can sink into the Scottish history and admire the views at the Edinburgh Castel. The National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo, the National War Museum of Scotland and Holy-Roodhouse Palace offer some alternative ways to spend the day. Enjoy the traditional whisky at one of the hundreds of pubs in the city, or undertake a Ghost tour, which will take you under the city and some incredibly interesting graveyards.
When you head towards north, you will experience some of very famous and beautiful locations. When you leave Edinburgh, you will get the opportunity to witness the National Wallace and the real story of 'Braveheart'. Continue your journey towards highlands; you will be stunned to see the beauty of the beautiful scenery of Inverness-the 'Mouth of the River Ness'. The drive is substantial but worth the effort, and you will get opportunities to stretch your legs and breathe in fresh Highlands air along the journey. When you reach there you might enjoy embracing cruise at Loch Ness, or you can visit the impressive ruins of Urquhart Castel.
Loch Lomond And Liverpool
Witness the grandeur of Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain, and also Glencoe. It is a spectacular valley with one of the most fascinating yet saddest stories encompassing Scotland's history. Take a break at Loch Lomond; it has the country's largest fresh water loch. Next you can take a halt at the Liverpool city which is known for its maritime history, music heritage, two premier league football teams and colorful local characters. In the evening you can head towards local pubs, including 'The Craven Pub', which is the cradle of British pop music, and the place where the 'Beatles' was formed.
From the breathtaking scenery to London's hustle and bustle, England has variety of must-see attractions spanning the length and breadth of the nation for tourists to sample. And getting around country like England can be almost as much of an adventure as taking in its famous landmarks.