Tourist attractions & places to go in the UK

Whether you're looking to work up a sweat or sit back and relax, there is a wealth of exciting places to visit across the UK. Dive into nature and explore historic national parks, scale mountains, and find beautiful views with the likes of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. Treat yourself to days out at some of the UK's premier shopping hotspots and discover the hidden gems of villages and market towns. Your next dream getaway is just a stone's throw away with our selection of top UK attractions.

24 regions to choose from

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Aberdeen

We don't want you to miss anything, which is why we've made our list of the best days out, attractions, and activities that Aberdeen and the North Highlands has to offer.

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Cornwall

The southerly most point of the British Isles, this ancient kingdom is recognised as one of the remaining Celtic nations and has its own official language.

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Cumbria and the Lake District

Enjoy a lazy day by the lakes? Or take in some of the regional culture? There’s so much to see and do that we’ve created a list of our top attractions and activities for you.

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Derbyshire

There are many gems to be discovered, to make sure you don’t miss the top attractions and activities in Derbyshire, we’ve created a list of the best Derbyshire has to offer.

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Devon

Need help deciding where to go first? We put together a list of the best attractions, activities, and places to go in Devon to make sure you see everything this wonderful county has to offer.

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Dorset

Dorset is the home of a range of activities and attractions. Be sure to pack not only your walking boots, but also your swimming gear, as the sandy beaches are not to be missed.

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Dundee

You'll find a fantastic abundance of museums, historical landmarks, and top attractions waiting to tell you about the region's historical significance.

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Edinburgh

With world-renowned attractions such as Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh Dungeon, the National Museum of Scotland, and, not forgetting, the city's magnificent castle, you'll find plenty of places to explore.

Discover our top 12 historic cities for your next UK break

Whether you want to explore architectural sites, discover ancient cultures or simply stroll around somewhere new, take a look at our top 12 historic cities and get inspired!

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Essex

There’s a lot to sink your teeth into with a visit to Essex. To get you started, we made a list of our ten favourite places to see and things to do on your holiday.

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Glasgow

So much is waiting to be discovered just across the border, including towering castles, blissful parks, and one of the best golf clubs in the country.

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Hampshire

Whether you’re looking to indulge in nature, dive into history, or simply relax with a spot of retail therapy, Hampshire’s the perfect place for you to spend your holiday.

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Isle of Wight

From boats trips and bike rides to unforgettable walks along miles of unspoilt coastline trails – the Isle of Wight is the perfect place to relax and explore.

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Kent

Whether you’re looking to relax at Botany Bay or indulge in some culture at Margate’s Turner Contemporary, you’ll never be short of something to do in Kent.

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Lancashire

No matter where you stay, you’ll find charming locals from traditional villages, delicious cuisine on offer at farmer’s markets, and a wealth of history to unearth.

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Lincolnshire

There are so many things to do in Lincolnshire, which is why we created our list of our top attractions and activities for you to get the most out of your stay.

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Norfolk

From boat trips to beach walks, North Norfolk is the perfect place to sightsee, with a myriad of restored windmills, castles, and ancient ruins to explore at your leisure.

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Northumberland

Lively markets and sandy beaches let you while away the days with the locals, while historical sites reveal stories of the past and the events that moulded Northumberland into what it is today.

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North Wales

North Wales is rich in heritage, culture, and scenery, so there is plenty to see and do for the whole family. We have created a list of our top attractions and activities for you.

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Northern Ireland

The roar of traditional folk music and wealth of fascinating museums mean Northern Ireland is brimming with history just waiting to be experienced.

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Somerset

From hiding out in bird watching hotspots to unwinding in Roman baths, you will find things to do in Somerset and Taunton to suit every interest.

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South Wales

Walkers and mountain bikers can tackle the trails of the Brecon Beacons National Park, shoppers can indulge in retail therapy, and historians can explore the many museums and castles.

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Suffolk

Whatever you’re looking for, Suffolk has a wide range of things to do and attractions to see. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of top activities in Suffolk, so you don’t miss a thing.

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Sussex

Sussex has something for everyone, whether you want to be part of the action in Brighton or be part of the history with a trip to ancient battlegrounds like Hastings, Battle, and Rye.

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Yorkshire

Whether you’re aiming to occupy the kids at one of the many attractions, enjoy a ramble through the moors or soak up some culture in the city, the opportunities are endless in Yorkshire.

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