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Great Britain (Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England) is one of the worlds most popular tourist destinations. The UK has a long and colourful history which has helped to create famous landmarks. Many Great Britons have made a Great Britain, find out more about them here. The main attraction to Britain is its natural beauty. The UK has been torn from Europe, crushed by an ice age, battered by the seas and carved by the weather. Great Britain is truly unique!

The Best Places To Visit In The UK. Vote for your favourite at the bottom of this page

1. LONDON  
places to visit in britain London is the Capital city of England. It has a population of around just over 7 million people.

The first major settlement in London was by the Romans in 43AD. Then came the Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, Alfred the Great, the Danes and the most famous of all; William the conqueror. A few kings and queens later brings us to modern London.

What to visit and do in London? London Eye, Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Madame Tussauds, London Dungeons, Kensington Palace, London Zoo, Hampton Court, Buckingham Palace, West End Theatres, Natural History Museum....the list is endless so try to visit for a few days.

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2. The North Antrim Coast  
northern ireland The North Antrim coast is renowned for it's stunning beauty. The most famous attraction is the thousands of polygonal black basalt columns that make up the giants causeway.

Visit the Antrim Hills Way, which is a scenic 22 mile walking trail across the Glens of Antrim. The walk has splendid and extensive inland views across the Antrim Hills and from the coastline, views can be enjoyed as far as Scotland.

Your nights can be spent enjoying traditional Irish music at one of the many local bars.

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3. Snowdonia National Park  
Snowdonia is an absolutely stunning section of the British Isles. Tourists come here because of the natural beauty and to savour the 'warm Welsh welcome'.

Snowdonia is dominated by mount Snowdon. The mountain offers walkers degrees of climbing difficulties. For the tourist who appreciates beauty without a challenge there is the Snowdon mountain railway.

Venture around the costal regions and you will find some impressive and well maintained castles.

Use some of the many railways, as they are an excellent way to see the best that Snowdonia has to offer.

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4. Cambridge  
Cambridge Cambridge is famous for the colleges and the academics who have studied there.

The Kings College is one of the most famous colleges in the world. It is one of the most important examples of late medieval English Architecture, with notable features including the Fan Vaulted Ceiling, stained glass and altarpiece by Rubens.

A punt on the river Cam is a definite way to spend a romantic summers day.

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5. The Lake District  
lake district The Lake District, also known as The Lakes or Lakeland, is a rural area in north west England. It is a popular vacation area, famous for its lakes and its mountains and it associations with the early 19th century poetry and writings of William Wordsworth and the Lake Poets.

A walkers paradise with glorious scenery everywhere. Lakes, rolling hills, mountains and waterfalls. It's no wonder that the lake district attracts artists and poets from all over the world.

The lake district is a playground for those who enjoy adventure sports, mountain biking, climbing, abseiling, wind surfing, potholing to name but a few. Sailing up and down some of the great lakes is a popular past time.

A visit to the Lake District is quite often a unique and personal journey and one that you will always remember.

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6. Edinburgh  
Edinburgh at www.buyfromtheuk.co.uk Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland. It's the 7th most populated place in the UK with a resident population of over 450,000.

Often considered one of the most picturesque cities in Europe. Edinburgh is full of Medieval and Georgian architecture. It has over 4,500 listed buildings.

Edinburgh is famous for its festivals and organised events, including Edinburgh Fringe (the largest performing arts festival in the world), the Edinburgh International Festival, the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, and the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

In a 2009 YouGov poll, Edinburgh was voted the "most desirable city in which to live in the UK".

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7. Bedruthan Steps Cornwall  
Bedruthan Steps Cornwall Bedruthan Steps is located on the west coast of Cornwall, between Newquay and the town of Padstow.

The name 'Bedruthan steps' originally came from steps that were carved from the cliff. The steps collapsed in the 60's and there was no beach access until 1975 when the national trust built the current steps.

Although the steps are steep, it is well worth the descent as the beach is naturally breathtaking. There are lots of caves, rock pools and sandy coves to explore. It's best to check the tide times as the beach is not accessible and can be dangerous at high tide.

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8. The Shetland Islands  
Shetland best place to visit in the UK Over 300 miles north of Edinburgh lie the Shetland Islands, more than half-way between London and the Arctic circle.

The Shetland Islands have over a million breeding seabirds, the highest density of Otters in Europe, regular sightings of Killer Whales and superb displays of rare sub-arctic flora. A walkers paradise, you can explore some of the most remote and beautiful islands in Britain. A sailors dream, with seemingly endless wide open waters to enjoy. Shetland has something for everybody.

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8. Tenby  
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Tenby is a walled seaside town in Pembrokeshire, south-west Wales, lying on Carmarthen Bay. The town is partly surrounded by 13th century medieval town walls which include the Five Arches barbican gatehouse.

Tenby boasts two and half miles of glorious sandy beaches. The town is on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path which is part of Britain's only costal National Park. 

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9. Lulworth Cove Dorset  
lulworth cove Lulworth Cove is a cove near the village of West Lulworth, on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site in Dorset, southern England.

The cove is one of the world's finest examples of such a landform, and is a tourist location with over 1 million visitors a year. It is close to the rock arch of Durdle Door and other Jurassic Coast sites.

Lulworth Cove is like the gateway to the Jurassic coast and a great place to start your dinosaur hunt!

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10. The Broads  
the broads The Broads is a network of mostly navigable rivers and lakes in the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk. The total area is 303 square kilometres (117 sq mi), most of which is in Norfolk, with over 200 kilometres (120 mi) of navigable waterways. There are seven rivers and 63 broads, mostly less than 4 metres (13 ft) deep. It's also home to some of the rarest plants and animals in the UK.

The Broads are ideal for an adventurers or relaxing boating holiday. There are also hundreds of holiday homes along side the broads. Beautiful scenery and welcoming locals make this part of Britain so appealing.  

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