Top five beautiful places to visit in the UK
The UK is filled with stunning views, demanding hikes and cute villages just waiting to be explored. So grab your notepad and get ready to fill up those summer holiday plans with our top five beautiful places to visit in the UK...
Secret Cottage Tours in The Cotswolds
Enjoy a leisurely walk down the quaint, unspoiled villages of The Cotswolds, filled with history, thatched cottages and of course tasty scones and tea. Tour guide and founder, Becky, knows the area so well that she can take you to the hidden depths of villages and share the history behind them like a storybook. At the end of the six hour tour, Becky puts on a delicious tea, scones, clotted cream and lunch spread for everyone to enjoy for an added personal touch. For a lovely cottage tour click here more information.
The Darwin Town Trail in Shrewsbury
Higgledy-piggledy streets with names you'll want to say out loud – Grope Lane, Wyle Cop. A river that scoops up the town in a perfect loop. Wonky buildings left, right and centre. Yes, Shrewsbury is certainly a stunning and dynamic place to visit with so much to do! The Darwin Town Trail is one of the most popular walking trails to explore the town of Shrewsbury. It takes you to the significant places around Shrewsbury that influenced a young Charles Darwin and helped shape him into one of the world’s most famous people. Sounds interesting right? For more information on enjoying Shrewsbury click here.
Footsteps in Northumberland
Think of those hidden valleys just waiting to be explored and breath-taking views from the summits of some of the highest hills… Northumberland is full of dramatic beauty all year round. Discover and see more of what Northumberland has to offer with a guided tour from Footsteps and enjoy a variety of walks, depending on the time of year, filled with history and intriguing wildlife. A popular walk with Footsteps is the stunning sunset walk on the Pilgrim's Way to Lindisfarne. For more about Footsteps and walking the beauty of Northumberland please see their website here.
Box Hill in Surrey
Beautiful Box Hill is home to a range of stunning walks depending on what you’re looking for. Whether it’s a hilltop wander, a scenic butterfly walk or a demanding venture for the experienced hiker; there’s a walk to suit everyone. There’s just so much to explore with the fantastic wildlife and interesting plants, including the Adonis Blue Butterfly and Bee Orchid, that you will be spoiled for choice. It’s the perfect place to discover a family walk whilst you explore the beautiful Surrey hills. Experience the beauty of Box Hill yourself and view their website for more information here.
Steeped in history, Edinburgh seamlessly blends new and old, providing locals with the perfect destination to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of a diverse and vibrant city. The most popular routes for walks in Edinburgh include: Arthur’s Seat, Water of Leith, Inverleith Park, Bruntsfield Links & the Meadows, Royal Mile – from Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood palace.. Enjoy sport and being active in the Meadow at the heart of Edinburgh, learning something new whilst relaxing at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh or maybe relish a delicious picnic at the stunning Inverleith Park Wherever you go, you’re going to be surrounded by natural beauty. To view more information on what to see and do in Edinburgh click here.