United Kingdom is the world’s 8th biggest tourism destination with over 36 million tourists visiting in the year 2015 (Source). The most famous destination in the UK is London with Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, London Eye and much more. Apart from London, UK is famous for its traditional villages, heritage sites, old castles and palaces.
The list of tourist attractions in the UK is never ending and attracts huge number of tourists around the year. But there are some tourist destinations in the UK which are not that explored and famous. Let us introduce you to those unique hidden treasures in the UK which you can include in your next trip itinerary.
As per the words of the great poet Sir John Betjeman, Clevedon Pier is the most beautiful pier in England. It is located in the town of Clevedon in the Somerset county in England. It was built to attract tourists and provide a ferry service during the 1860s. Its total length is 310 metres and is open on weekdays and weekends from 10 am to 5 pm. It is a venue for events in Clevedon and an ideal place to go fishing.
Lansallos is a village in south Cornwall, England. It is famous for its churches, beautiful beaches and villages. It is the perfect destination to go for long walks, camping, fishing, kite flying or even paddling in the gorgeous sea.
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
This is a famous rope bridge situated near Ballintoy in Northern Ireland. It was created by fishermen in 1755. It is 20 metres long and at a height of 30 metres. It is the perfect destination to go on a coastal walk, wildlife spotting or amazing sightseeing from the bridge so high.
One of the best beaches situated on the Isle of Mull off the coast of mainland Scotland. Perfect scenic place for sunbathing and exploring sandbars and skerries.
The Glasgow Necropolis
The Necropolis is a fascinating Victorian garden cemetery situated next to Glasgow Cathedral. It is spread over 35 acres and was officially opened in April 1833. There are approximately 3500 monuments here and holds graves of 18 Commonwealth service personnel.
Kibble Palace is a glasshouse spanning across 2137 m2 and it was built in 1873. It has a collection of tree fern collection which were planted in 1880s.
Dunster Village is one of the oldest civil parish situated in Somerset county in England. Highlights here include Dunster Castle, yarn market, tithe barn and number of historic monuments.
Calstock is another beautiful village located in south east Cornwall, England. It is situated on the banks of Tamar river and is characterized by its tall white houses. It is the house of the famous Cotehele House.
Coryton Cove Beach
This is one of most beautiful beaches situated in South Devon, England. The main attractions include rock pools, dolphin sightings and amazing sandy beaches.
Worbarrow bay is a large and shallow bay in Dorset, England. It is a beautiful beach with less crowd and with a stony terrain.
The UK is blessed with so many such not so explored destinations for travellers like you to unravel. Make sure you include some of them in your next trip to the UK.