Looking for some excitement when spending time in the UK? Well there are plenty of thrilling things to do and amazing places to see, so what are you waiting for? Read on to find out more!
There are many popular attractions that draw millions of visitors to Britain every year, exploring historical places in the heart of the country’s capital or discovering idyllic views and exquisite meals in many of Britain’s coastal towns. Here is a guide to experiencing some of the most exciting activities Britain has to offer.
Experience All Of London In A Day
London is one of the busiest places in the UK; being the capital means there’s a whole lot of history to be unearthed by visitors, as well as the hundreds of modern attractions and amusements. Don’t be fooled by the small-scale size of London on a map, the place is huge! And with so many things to see, it’s impossible to get it all done in a day.
So the best way I like to see the sights is on a tour bus! Sitting up on top with the wind in your hair and (hopefully) the sun in your eyes, London looks it’s best. There are many different tour bus companies, but it’s always a good idea to book first to guarantee you a seat!
Edinburgh’s Historical History
Like the south, the north has many beautiful sights and lots of hidden treasures that await travellers to explore every nook and cranny. From trying some of the famous Edinburgh shortbread to climbing the historical Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh has a lot to offer.
Edinburgh castle is one of the most magical sights in the city,and one of the oldest buildings in the whole of the UK.Taking a tour of the castle gives a great insight into the brutal and bloody history of Edinburgh – a thrilling and exciting story that everyone should hear!
Taking A Hot Air Balloon Ride Over The Valley
Although small in size, Wales has a lot to offer it’s thousands of visitors that arrive every year to explore its secrets. Wales has many things to do for all ages, whether you’re looking for a lively night out in the capital or a tamer family walk through Snowdonia National Park, you’ll enjoy your stay no matter what you do.
Wales is known for its beautiful countryside, and what better way to explore it than from a hot air balloon ride! A thrilling but exciting experience, hot air balloon rides are a great way to get out and see what Wales has to offer – and from 4000 feet there’s no better way!
Exploring Britain’s Coastal Towns
Britain has some of the most beautiful and historical coastal towns on offer. Bournemouth is one of the busiest tourist towns in the UK, as it’s known for its beautiful sandy beaches. Head to the beach and try your hand at surfing the large crashing waves. There are many different companies that provide surfing lessons for beginners and although the sea might be cold, the rush of standing up on the board is worth it!
So as you can see, there are so many exciting things to do in the UK. Whether it’s taking a hot air balloon ride in one part of the country or trying surfing for the very first timein another, there are many things to do to keep busy when visiting Britain.
Author Bio: Emily Rackham currently writes for the British School of Ballooning, a UK based company that run hot air balloon rides across London and the countryside.