5 places to visit in England over the Summer
Sarah Marsh - May 18, 2018
Sarah Marsh - May 18, 2018
As a student, holidays can be quite expensive, so we have put together a list of places to visit in the UK, whether if it’s a weekend away or a day trip.
Known as a popular holiday destination, for its famous lakes, forests and mountains, makes this is a perfect place to get away and take in the tranquil scenery.
With plenty of activities for you to do, such as water sports, mountain biking, archery and located in Whinlatter Forest there is Go Ape.
Whether you just fancy a walk around to take in the scenery, or want a fun adventurous day out, the Lake District is the perfect place to go.
A great seaside resort perfect for a day trip, voted by many as one of the best beaches in England, this is the ideal location to soak up the sun.
Spend your afternoon at Brighton’s pier playing the slots, riding the dodgems and eating candyfloss, making the most of what Brighton has to offer.
Or If you’re in to your sightseeing visit Royal Pavilion, a 19th-century party palace built by the Prince Regent.
A medieval city is a must see for history lovers. Overhanging houses to traditional shopfronts makes this one of the most historic streets in the UK.
Within the street of York lies numerous museums, restaurants, cafes and traditional pubs to keep you busy.
If you want to explore even more visit York Minster; one of the most beautiful Gothic cathedrals in the world.
Bristol is as well known for its landmark, Clifton Suspension Bridge as it is for Banksy’s street art.
The great thing about Bristol is that every August they hold The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, attracting over 130 Hot Air Balloons from across the globe, which is completely free!
If you are into your street art this is the place to visit, with murals left behind by the mischievous street artist Banksy.
There are a number of Banksy original pieces located throughout the city, with many of the pieces being controversial, Banksy is well-known for highlighting social issues and difficult subjects.
Blackpool is another seaside resort, known for Blackpool Pleasure Beach; an old-school theme park with vintage wooden roller coasters, and the landmark Blackpool Tower which houses a circus, a glass viewing platform and the Tower Ballroom.
This is an ideal place to go as a day trip as there’s lots to offer. From walking down, the seafront, indulging yourself with Blackpool’s famous souvenir, rock (hard sweets), to a sea of activities including Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Sandcastle Water Park and more.
Another famous attraction Blackpool has to offer are the Blackpool Illuminations which are an annual light show along the Promenade.
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