This Eid, Uncover the Unconventional Charm of Great Britain
From ancient castles and historic palaces to spectacular coastlines and buzzing metropolises, Great Britain offers experiences that captivate travelers from around the world. And with the long weekend of Eid Al-Adha approaching, we know exactly where you should be heading!
Whether you’re strolling through the vibrant streets of London, delving into the rich history of Edinburgh, or embracing the dynamic energy of Manchester, Rehlat simplifies your journey with competitive rates, exclusive discounts, and reliable customer support. Start planning your adventure with us and make your trip to Britain truly GREAT.
7 Must-visit places in Great Britain for a perfect Eid getaway
London: The Epitome of Magnificence
From the moment you arrive in London, the city’s charm captivates you. With a rich history spanning an impressive 2000 years, vibrant art and theatre scenes, cutting-edge design and an innovative music culture; London caters to all types of explorers. From its world-famous museums and royal parks to Harry Potter, Buckingham Palace and double-decker buses; London’s infectious energy and a multitude of experiences guarantee an unforgettable adventure around every twisting corner.
London is universally accessible with direct flights from global major cities to its various airports such as London Heathrow and London Gatwick.
Popular attractions in London:
- Big Ben & Houses of Parliament
- Buckingham Palace and the city’s eight royal gardens
- Tower of London
- South Bank
- West End – Shopping and Theatre District
Manchester: Dream city for every football fan
Manchester, a paradise for football enthusiasts, boasts two iconic stadiums that offer captivating experiences. At Old Trafford, the hallowed ground of Manchester United, fans can join guided tours or delve into the club’s rich history at the museum. Similarly, Manchester City supporters can savor an equally thrilling adventure at Etihad Stadium with stadium tours.
Beyond football, Manchester showcases a diverse array of attractions and experiences. Immerse yourself in the city’s cultural wonders, from the awe-inspiring Manchester Cathedral to the artistic treasures of the Manchester Art Gallery. Dive into the thriving music scene, explore the trendy Northern Quarter, or indulge in retail therapy at Manchester Arndale. Uncover the city’s captivating museums and galleries and treat your taste buds to the vibrant culinary delights that Manchester has to offer.
Popular attractions in Manchester:
- Old Trafford
- John Rylands Library
- Manchester Art Gallery
- Town Hall
- Manchester Football Museum
Edinburgh: Scotland’s Cultural Gem
Experience the captivating blend of history and natural beauty in Edinburgh, Scotland’s charming capital. From the imposing Edinburgh Castle and picturesque cobblestone streets to the mesmerizing Gothic architecture and royal heritage, the city offers a compelling journey. Take a leisurely stroll along the enchanting Royal Mile, hike up the majestic Arthur’s Seat for panoramic city views, or immerse yourself in the happening music scene. If you are lucky enough to be in Edinburgh during the Festival Fringe, prepare for an unparalleled celebration of arts and culture. For three weeks in August, the city becomes a global stage, bursting with creative energy from around the world.
Popular attractions in Edinburgh:
- Old Town
- Edinburgh Castle
- Calton Hill
- Palace of Holyroodhouse
- Royal Botanic Garden of Edinburgh
Cambridge: An offbeat gem
Nestled along the picturesque River Cam, Cambridge stands as a historic town celebrated for its illustrious university, founded in 1209. Throughout the town, encounter prestigious university buildings such as King’s College, Cavendish Laboratory, and Cambridge University Library. Beyond its academic fame, Cambridge has played a significant role in shaping the sport of football as we know it today and has a rich tradition of hosting top-tier cricket matches. The city’s vibrant culture shines through its thriving theatre scene, museums, art galleries, and lively music festivals. Cambridge truly embraces its spirited heritage and offers a wealth of experiences to enchant visitors.
Popular attractions in Cambridge:
- King’s College Chapel
- Punting the River Cam
- The Fitzwilliam Museum
- Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill
- Mathematical Bridge
Bath: A UNESCO World Heritage City Steeped in History
Explore the enchanting city of Bath, celebrated for its Roman-built baths and magnificent Georgian architecture, where you’ll be transported back to the grandeur of the Roman Empire. Bath is also a hub of arts and culture, offering a vibrant scene with a plethora of museums and galleries to delve into such as the captivating history of The Bath Roman Baths, the elegance of No 1 Royal Crescent, and the Fashion Museum Bath. Among the treasures awaiting discovery, don’t miss the gilded bronze head of Sulis Minerva, a captivating masterpiece housed in The Temple at Bath. This remarkable artifact is a must-see, embodying the rich heritage of Roman Britain.
Popular attractions in Bath:
- Bath Abbey
- Royal Victoria Park
- Theater Royal, Bath
- Fashion Museum Bath
- The Roman Baths
The Lake District: Nature’s Masterpiece
Discover the awe-inspiring wonders of the Lake District, England’s largest National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Indulge in an escape to the captivating beauty that awaits within its borders with tranquil lakes, picturesque hiking trails, mesmerizing landscapes and boutique accommodation. Reaching the Lake District is convenient, with easy access from major cities including London, Manchester, and Liverpool via train services or domestic flights.
Popular attractions in the Lake District:
- Lake Windermere
- Scafell Pike
- Cumberland Bird of Prey Centre
- Castlerigg Stone Circle
- Rydal Mount and Gardens
Oxford: A Haven of Academic Excellence
Easily accessible from London, Oxford, known as the ‘City of Dreaming Spires,’ beckons with intellectual allure and architectural magnificence. Immerse yourself in the vibrant academic atmosphere of one of the world’s most prestigious universities as you explore the enchanting college buildings.
No visit to Oxford is complete without delving into the splendor of the Bodleian Library. Dating back to the 14th century, this historic institution stands as one of Europe’s oldest and houses a vast collection of priceless books and manuscripts.
Popular attractions in Oxford:
- University of Oxford
- Blenheim Palace
- Harry Potter Location Tour
- Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum
- Port Meadow