The United Kingdom is filled with some of the best destinations for people to travel to in the world. These cities are fun, friendly, and full of great sites that all people can appreciate and enjoy. The United Kingdom has a rich history and loves to share it with travelers. Visiting the UK is always a good idea for a traveler because there are so many different cities that you can go to and only travel a short distance. There are so many options to get into the UK which also makes it a great place to visit. If you are flying within the UK look out for parking prices at the airport. You can great deals on parking at Stansted, parking at the Birmingham airport, and parking at the Bristol Airport. Once you ditch the car and take that cross island journey, here are some of the best cities to visit in the UK.
This was obviously going to top this list. London is one of the most popular cities in the world. When in London you can find Big Ben, the Tower of London, the Parliament Building, Westminster Abbey, and much much more. There is too much to do in London to fit it all into one post! You also have your choice of museums and pubs visit.
This is the third largest city in the UK and the largest in Scotland. Glasgow was on the back burner for a lot of tourists in the past, but recently it has gained immense popularity. It has been racking up the stats and hitting all kinds of top ten lists for travelers. One of the lists that Glasgow has been climbing is the safest city list. That should put your mind as a traveler at ease a bit!
Staying Scotland, Edinburgh has a lot to offer. It is home to world’s biggest performing arts festival and, if you’d like to see some history, a castle thats over one thousand years old is in the middle of the city. Another thing you can’t miss in Edinburgh is Arthur’s Seat, a large mountain just out side of town. This is a college town, which means that there are always events going on and pubs to go have a drink at.
Manchester was the home of the industrial revolution and this history is something that the city is proud of. Because of this history, Manchester has some of the best architecture in the world. Patrons of the city have had several galleries, museums, libraries, and other impressive examples of urban architecture built into the city so its history as innovators would never be forgotten. Manchester is also a hub for great music and night clubs.
This is a tiny city about an hour north of London. The biggest draw to Oxford is going to see the colleges. Oxford is the oldest university in England getting its start back in the 11th century. The grounds and chapels of the colleges in the city are beautiful and most of them are open to the public regulary. Oxford is also hoem to England’s first public museum, The Ashmolean.