Every city in the UK has its own unique style; this is what makes them all fascinating and somehow becomes everyone's favourite travel destinations in the whole country. From exploring the big city London to beautiful countryside Lake District, you shall be able to discover the UK in quite different some ways. Let's read on and decide where to go next, make a good travel plan and enjoy!
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No. 1 London - the Capital City of United Kingdom
There is no doubt that you should choose the capital city London as your first stop of exploring the UK. In this vibrant city, you will be able to discover the energetic side of the country, from shopping in Camden Town market and watching a broadway live musical in Leicester Square, to hitting a local pub in Soho and jogging alongside the River Thames. Everyone's gonna love their own London trip very much!
No.2 Cambridge - Travel the City by Gondola Ride Tour
Where should you go next in the UK? If London is your first stop in the UK, then Cambridge could be your second stop in your England trip. This beautiful city is nothing like London where you can explore the town by a gondola ride. This sounds totally touristy but you get to see the University of Cambridge, the Mathematical Bridge and the stunning views of the River Cam without putting any walking effort.
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No. 3 Oxford - the City of Dreams
Oxford and Cambridge are like sisters for life. You surely don't want to leave one of them behind in your UK trip. This city is full of gorgeous architectures such as the University of Oxford and its main colleges, Christ Church Cathedral, Bridge of Sighs and more. And the biggest bonus is: this city has been one of the popular filming locations for Hollywood movies. You will of course get a chance to spot these locations while you are there!
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No.4 Brighton - Popular City to Go for a Short Vacation
One of the Brits' favourite place for a quick city escape is definitely Brighton. This seaside city is within easy reach from London. The Brighton Beach is always full when the sun's out. Most parents love to take their kids to Brighton Pier for some fun attraction rides and stall games. This place is also a gate to many beautiful countryside towns and a national park in Sussex called Seven Sisters.
No.5 Bristol - Top Rated City for Living
Bristol was not only named the best place to live in the UK, but also the happiest place to live in the whole country. It is no doubt that this harbour-side city is loved by both locals and tourists. An international balloon fiesta is held in Bristol every year for a week during summer. You can't afford to miss the view from the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge, or parks like Ashton Court and Clifton Downs.
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No.6 Edinburgh - the Capital City of Scotland
No cities are the same to each other and this is why Edinburgh is Edinburgh in its own way. In this capital city of Scotland, you'll see a perfect combination of the city suburbs and the green spaces as well as hills. This is the destination for you if you want to explore everything at one place, from historical Edinburgh Castle and colourful Victoria Square, to city park Calton Hill and the highest point in Edinburgh at Arthur's Seat.
No.7 Belfast - the Capital City of Northern Ireland
If you want to see something between English and Irish, how does a trip to Northern Ireland sound to you? Belfast, the capital city of Northern Ireland, has it covered. The history, and its cultural background make the whole city unique. To explore the city like a local, you should definitely explore their city centre, take a look at the Belfast City Hall, grab a drink at the well-known decorative The Crown Liquor Saloon pub, and have fun in the city!
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No. 8 Bath - the Place to Go to Sit back & Relax
This small town offers something more than just an attraction: Spa! You can't really visit Bath without going to their top sights such as The Roman Bath or Thermae Bath Spa for relaxation after a long day of exploring the city, can you? Don't miss out the iconic architecture Royal Crescent and the picture-perfect Pulteney Bridge, too!
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No.9 Lake District - Famous for Beautiful Lakes & Mountains
This area is nothing like anywhere else in the UK. It is probably one of the heavens on earth you'd be likely to die for. Windermere is the most popular stop to begin your trip with in the area of Lake District. In there, you'll be able to see beautiful green spaces and of course, scenic glacial lakes and a mix of beautiful houses and boats.
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No.10 Cardiff - the Capital City of Wales
Last but not least, your UK trip will not be complete without visiting Cardiff. You will not only see this gothic Cardiff Castle in this Welsh capital, but also many other attractions such as Cardiff National Museum and the Museum of Cardiff, as well as Cardiff Bay away from the city centre where the locals love to go there for a drink.
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