England is one of the four nations that are part of the United Kingdom, it is a land with a millenary and important history and it is no wonder that it is full of interesting places to visit.
If you are planning a trip to England and you can’t decide which destinations to include in your itinerary, you need to know which are the 10 most beautiful cities in this country.
Located in the north-west of England, it is the second largest city by population in the whole of the United Kingdom.
With a lively and constantly evolving character, it became the capital of the textile industry during the Industrial Revolution. Today it is rich in culture and art, with interesting museums such as the Art and Costume Gallery, the Manchester Museum, the Imperial War Museum, the National Football Museum and many other exhibitions.
Among the 10 Things to see is The National Football Museum, the city has a strong football tradition that makes it a metropolis also suitable for welcoming younger tourists.
A lively city with many things to do and see, suitable not only for culture lovers but also for those seeking relaxation and fun.
After London, Liverpool is the city with the most museums in the United Kingdom. In the city there are also two splendid cathedrals: the Cathedral Church of Christ and the Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, with a particular circular shape.
Obviously, the Beatles cannot be ignored: fans can discover their history by stopping off among the Beatles’ places including the Cavern Club on Mathew Street and the museum dedicated to them.
Nottingham, the city of Robin Hood! The legend of the archer dominates the tourist scene of the city, which offers real “Robin Hood Town Tour” where you can admire the statue of the outlaw and explore the famous Sherwood Forest.
In addition, one of the many events dedicated to the champion of the poor takes place in August, the famous Robin Hood Festival.
The city, however, also offers much more and is suitable for a very varied tourism: at the Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery history buffs can discover its origins, those who love adventure can descend into the depths of the City of Caves. Visit the “Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem” pub, it is one of the oldest pubs in England.
Newcastle upon Tyne is located on the banks of the River Tyne about 15 km from the North Sea.
Once famous for its shipyards and the export of coal, today it is a fascinating city, whose historic center harmoniously combines the present and the past (modern bridges and medieval castles), culture and entertainment (museums and neighborhoods nocturnal).
The locals, known as “geordies”, are very proud of their city, fans of the local football team and local beer.
Seaside town, Brighton is located on the East Sussex coast in south-east England.
Famous tourist destination of Great Britain and the world, it has been a holiday resort since the 18th century, thanks also to the work of King George IV. Elegant and trendy city, it attracts tourists not only thanks to its shops and modern clubs, but also for an interesting cultural activity, even if fun, relaxation and beach life are undoubtedly its main attractions.
A visit to the Royal Pavilion, the palace in full style from “The Thousand and One Nights” and the Brighton Pier which is the symbol of the city, with a lively promenade that reaches the waters of the Channel and is full of rides, bars and kiosks.
It is a large city located in south-west England along the banks of the River Avon.
Those visiting Bristol do so primarily to cross the Clifton Suspension Bridge, a fantastic suspension bridge designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel that spans the River Avon and the scenic gorge called Avon Gorge.
There is no shortage of cultural activities in the city: the At-Bristol Science Center is home to the UK’s first 3D planetarium.
In August there is a big festival dedicated to hot air balloons called the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta and in June the Upfest, the biggest European festival of street artists (Bristol is also the hometown of Bansky).
London is the largest city and capital of the United Kingdom, as well as one of the most beautiful and visited metropolises in Europe.
It is a wonderful city with a unique identity, rich in history, witnessed by iconic monuments and places, internationally renowned museums, social events that attract visitors all year round.
It goes without saying that every type of tourist will find something for their teeth! 4 London sites are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site: Westminster Palace and Abbey (with St Margaret’s Church), Maritime Greenwich, Tower Bridge and Kew Gardens.
But the things to see and do are endless: the British Museum, the London Eye, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and many more.
It is a small but very busy city, invaded by many students every year.
The University of Cambridge, in fact, is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions in Great Britain and in the world: divided into 31 different colleges whose seats boast magnificent architecture (in particular Trinity College and King’s College, with its fantastic chapel).
The rest of the city is structured in a labyrinth of cobbled streets enriched with small shops, typical restaurants and above all old pubs, a meeting place for students and professors after class. But Cambridge is not just past and traditions, the brilliant minds who studied here then helped to transform it into a cutting-edge creative center, renamed “the English Silicon Valley”.
Norwich is a university city with a brilliant nightlife and plenty of shopping and entertainment opportunities.
Its medieval-style historic center is one of the best preserved in all of England: its cathedral, after Durham, is the largest and most spectacular English Norman church.
The other most visited building is the castle, also dating back to the Norman era, which stands on a hill.
It is located in the county of Somerset in South West England along the banks of the River Avon.
Important thermal center (its hot springs have been known since Roman times), it has developed on an architectural, historical and cultural level until it has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. A destination for tourists seeking well-being and tranquility, in Bath you can visit a beautiful archaeological museum, splendid Georgian buildings and neighborhoods and the Herschel Museum of Astronomy.
There are also attractions for younger guests, such as the modern Bath Spa with its spectacular rooftop outdoor pool. This city is also home to the “buskers”, the street players, an integral part of the tourist experience. The city is also linked to the life of Jane Austen.
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