87 Places to Visit in Britain Other than London ...


Of course, everyone wants to see London, but there are so many other gorgeous places to visit in Britain.

The country (well 4 countries really) is packed with wonderful sights, busy cities, bustling market towns and picturesque villages.

And the best thing is, it's a pretty small place, so the amount of sights you can cram into one vacation is mind-blowing.

I'm sure these places to visit in Britain will decide your next vacation destination.

1. York, Yorkshire

York, Yorkshire

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York has an air of ancient magic about it.2

It has been one of the most important cities in the north for centuries.

Its main attractions are the Minster, the ancient walls, the Jorvik Viking Center and the narrow rambling cobblestoned shopping streets called The Shambles - as pictured above - and they all make York one of the great places to visit in Britain.

2. Brighton, West Sussex

Brighton, West Sussex

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Brighton is so much!

It is the gay capital of the UK, it has a pier and a nudist beach.

There's plenty to do 24/7.

3. Lake District, Cumbria

Lake District, Cumbria

Via Valley's End

The Lake District has inspired writers and artists through the ages.

Today it is hikers and lovers of scenery who flock to the lakes and green hills.

4. Lyme Regis, Dorset

Lyme Regis, Dorset

Via Victoria Station

Lyme Regis sits on an area of the Dorset Coast known as the Jurassic Coast - named for its abundance of fossils.

They're so numerous that in some areas they create "pavements," such as the ammonite pavement above.

5. Oxford, Oxfordshire

Oxford, Oxfordshire

Via The Radcliffe Camera, Oxford, England

Oxford is known as the "City of Gleaming Spires" thanks to all the honey colored university buildings.

6. Tintagel, Cornwall

Tintagel, Cornwall

Via Merlin's Cave

Tintagel is central to the Arthurian Legends.

The cliff tops are home to the ruined castle of King Arthur and the picture above shows Merlin's Cave.

Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire
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