If you are wondering what the best places you can visit during your long holiday in the United Kingdom are, look no further for advice on all the best attractions. The country gets a lot of tourists every year who come to visit different regions and backgrounds to engage with and experience our own history and culture right here in the UK.
Tower of London
This is one of the top tourist spots in the capital of the UK. One of the most widely known fortresses in the world, it was first built nearly a thousand years ago as both a royal prison and residence. The Tower of London hasn’t served as a prison for decades now, but it’s steeping in fascinating history and there’s a huge amount you can learn from a guided tour.
St Paul’s Cathedral
St Paul’s Cathedral is an iconic spot that has witnessed great events in British history, such as the state funeral of Winston Churchill and also the famous wedding of Princess Diana and Prince Charles. This is a tourist spot that offers more than 1,200 years of history. In addition to seeing the sights from ground level, you can take on the 237 steps to the top spectacular dome. As you climb you will be able to enjoy the whispering gallery, where you can hear the faintest whispers from one hundred feet away. At the top you can admire the amazing views of the London skyline.
This is another sightseeing spot found in London where you will be able to trace the steps made by Kate Middleton before she became the Duchess of Cambridge. Here you can admire the renowned Gothic architecture, the Abbey’s beautiful memorials and the detailed history of queens and kings documented here. Some of the most famous people buried here include Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Charles Dickens. Continue reading