Top 5 UK Attractions to Visit in Your Lifetime
With the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle fixed on 19th May 2018, Britain or UK is in spotlight. The country with a history that dates back to hundreds of years has a plethora of attractions and activities to indulge in. Plan your UK holiday in time of royal wedding and explore the iconic landmarks of London or enjoy the traditional fish and chips at a street food joint while sipping on the afternoon tea.
Glasgow is located on the River Clyde and boasts of numerous excellent museums, concert venues, art galleries, and festivals. Being the music capital of Scotland, Glasgow, you can discover a number of cultural events, and live concerts. The popular cultural events include the Celtic Connections Music Festival and the Gourock Highland Games. Besides these, the thriving metropolis city offers a number of attractions and activities that keep you occupied during your trip.
Must visit attractions of Glasgow
- Glasgow Science Centre
- The Tall Ship
- Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum
- Willow Tearooms
- Titan Clydebank
When we think of the Scottish capital – Edinburgh, we might remember grassy hills, a sea of tartan, castles. But the city has much to offer to fall in love with it. Besides being a hub for culture and arts, Edinburgh is especially known for its festivals like Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, etc. Edinburgh is compact yet densely packed with a lot of things to do and see. Here are 5 of the best attractions which you must include on your itinerary.
Must visit attractions of Edinburgh
- The Real Mary King’s Close
- Edinburgh Castle
- Edinburgh Zoo
- The Real Mary King’s Close
- Mercat Tours
An UK holiday without London is incomplete. The city bursts with a number of great attractions from museums to palaces. It’s a little wonder with world’s top attractions that draw more than 15 million tourists every year. A ride on giant Ferris wheel and a music concert in open arena is a must to attend. One best thing about London – you can explore a number of things for free.
Must visit attractions of London
- Warner Bros. Studio Tour
- Buckingham Palace
- Coca-Cola London Eye
- SEA LIFE London
- Tower of London
Manchester has a staggering amount of attractions from spectacular buildings, galleries, cathedrals, to art exhibitions. Architecture or shopping? Art or sports? – Visitors confuse to choose between things to explore. Being the cultural hub of Britain, Manchester boasts of a number of music concerts, food festivals, and art exhibitions.
Take the UK holiday at Manchester March–August, it’s the festive period. Tourists can enjoy a number of festivals during this period like the Manchester International Festival, the Irish festival, the Euroculture Street Festival, and much more. A big bonus for tourists is that most of the attractions can be explored for free.
Must visit attractions of Manchester
- Museum of Science and Industry
- National Football Museum
- Manchester Art Gallery
- Imperial War Museum
Bath – widely regarded as one Britain’s most attractive smaller cities. The city is most famous for its archeological wonder – the 2,000-year-old Roman baths. Perfectly preserving the honey-colored Georgian houses, Bath is nestled in the Avon Valley between the Mendip Hills and the Cotswolds. For its local architecture, Bath was granted with World Heritage Site status in 1987. Bath’s plethora of attractions confuses you where to start from. Here’s the top five to get you started.
Must visit attractions of Bath
- Roman Baths
- Georgian Roots and Royal Crescent
- Bath Abbey
- Pulteney Bridge
- Holburne Museum
Visa Requirements for GCC Citizens to Visit Britain:
Kuwait, Oman, and United Arab Emirates can get an electronic visa waiver (EVW). Other Passport holders have to apply for Visit Visa.