Do you have a long holiday to spend and you are still thinking about exploring new places? If you have not been to Great Britain, then this can be the best time to do so. The place is full of such wonderful sights that you have always wanted to visit once, and you can capture these memories in your mind for a long time in your future. There are lots and lots to see in various locations of Great Britain, and surely if you have limited time in your hand, you will be missing out something or the other that you may regret later on.
Great Britain is a small island that is separated from the continent of Europe by the English Channel on one side and the North Sea on the other side. It has a long history to tell that is witnessed by the old castles and prehistoric sites over here. Some of the eminent destinations here in Great Britain are England, London, Scotland, Wales, Edinburg and others. If you are in love with the historical monuments and places, then there are a number of places to go around. Also, there are some places where you can visit to have a great site as well as enjoy yourself.
If you are in Great Britain and you are confused about what are the places that you should enjoy then here are the top 10 sights that you should miss out.
The tower of London is known to be one of the most famous forts not only in London but also all over the world. The tower was constructed almost thousand years ago, and there are a number of myths and stories about the tower. Tourists, who come here to witness the tower, do so from the Beefeaters. From this location, you can have a sight of a number of activities and things of the tower that are the ‘ceremony of the keys’ that is there since last many centuries of years. Also, if you are lucky, then you will be also able to have a glance of one of the special inhabitants of the tower that are the polar bear.
The second amazing sight that you can have is this manor that is located in Essex near Chelmsford. The manor is now almost 300 years old and has been now opened for the general public to visit and explore the beauty of the place. As you enter from the vast and beautiful garden of the manor, you will reach the drawing room that is an amazing art of beautiful architecture. Similar to the drawing there are also other rooms such as the banquet halls that are constructed in the same pattern. The manor is constructed at an area of about 574 acres and has a number of beautifying agents around it such as landscaped woods, colorful gardens, glittering water bodies and many others that give you a feeling of immense pleasure.
St. Paul’s Cathedral is again one of the most eminent sights that you must visit while you are in Great Britain. This 1200 years old cathedral has been the witness of many events such as the marriage of Princess Diana and Prince Charles. Along with appreciating the beautiful architecture of the cathedral you can also explore the famous 237 steps that will take you to the Dome of the cathedral. Also the ‘Whispering gallery’, about which you must have heard many times ant many places, also does exist here while your way to the dome.
Westminster Abbey is another most important sight that you should miss while you are in London in Great Britain. You must know it by now as the venue of one of the most famous weddings in the year 2011 where the famous actress Kate Middleton was the bride who became the Duchess of Cambridge. The great Gothic architecture of the Abbey will remind you of various kings and queens who rule over Great Britain almost hundreds of years ago. Also, it is a famous place where some of the most famous personalities were buried such as Charles Dickens, Charles Darwin, Sir Isaac Newton and many more eminent figures.
If you are in the mood of some adventure rides and also to take a glance at some of the endangered species, then this is the exact place for you. This is the sight that can be enjoyed by your full family together. You can enjoy rides and the scenic beauty of the place along with food and drinks in different restaurants and bars available here. The park is known to have more than 140 species here among which some of the famous ones are penguins and red pandas. It is said that the pink birds were the initial inhabitants of this place and by now almost the whole park enjoys views of this species.
Chester Zoo is said to be the largest exhibit of Orangutan and is also known as the butterfly house of UK. You not only get to witness a wide range of species here but also you have a chance to explore one of the biggest and most beautiful gardens in the world. You also have a number of activities that you can enjoy here such as playing golf and getting the outfit of your favorite animal.
Cumbria has now become of the famous tourist spots due to the existence of Lake Windermere. This is the largest natural lake in Britain and lies in the lap of the misty mountains here. The sight here so peaceful and serene that you can spend a whole day here enjoying the scenic beauty through the boat rides available.
If you are a person with the interest in reading the book and gaining knowledge that this can be the place that you may not get anywhere else in this world. The Royal Academy of Arts has the biggest collection from some of the most famous writers such as Constable, Turner, and many others. Spend some good time in peace with this famous works and surely you will have this experience deep in your heart for a long time.
This is one of the most famous sights of Great Britain as this place has a mystery that nobody is able to answer still today. This site is now a part of the UNESCO World Heritage site and people from all over the world arrive here to witness mystery of how such heavy stones were moved.
If you are in Great Britain, you are sure to visit the Big Ben. The 150 years old Big Ben is an attraction site for people who visit Great Britain. Along with this, it is a great idea to have a look at the Houses of Parliament here. Also here is the Lords Chamber that is famous for the hot debates for making Britain’s law.
Great Britain does not need any kind of special explanation, as an imagining of the place a whole lot of sights automatically swims in your imagination. But if you wish to make a list of the sights be visited then the above sights can be best ones.