What to see in England


England remains one of the world's most popular sightseeing destinations, drawing high numbers of repeat visitors inspired by its effortless combination of historical splendour and vibrant modernity. Some of the most famous tourist sites in the world are packed into this tiny but proud country.

The locals complain incessantly about the weather, and in truth, it is rather gloomy and damp, especially from October to May. For tourists though, the imperfect weather provides the perfect excuse for retreating inside world-class museums and galleries, or enjoying the outstanding theatre. When the sun does shine, the English countryside reveals its irresistible charms with lush greenery, rolling hills and elegant castle ruins in abundance. Equally, some travellers relish the English landscapes in the snow and mist and London streets are never more beautiful than when they are bedecked with lights for the festive season.

Although there is so much to see and do, England is very compact, which makes it fairly easy to get between the sights. The entire country is laced with railway lines, which are frequently duplicated by bus routes, although for longer excursions it may be better to fly with one of the discount airlines like Ryanair and Easyjet.

Tower of London

The Tower of London is perhaps as famous for its traditions as its imposing structure, located on the Thames River. It…

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British Museum

The British Museum is widely regarded as the world's greatest museum of human history and culture. Containing more than…

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Brighton is unquestionably England's most spectacular seaside resort town. Made popular in the 18th century, when the…

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No other site in England presents the viewer with such grandeur and mystery, nor sparks the imagination so much as this…

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Hadrian's Wall

In order to separate the Roman Empire in Britain from the native 'barbarians,' Emperor Hadrian ordered the building of…

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Peak District

The Peak District was England's first national park. This beautiful region sits in the central and northern parts of…

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