Travelling is a need and not a luxury. You agree, right? Visiting new places relaxes your mind, and gives you a very rejuvenating feeling. It helps you to strengthen your relationships, and spend quality time with your family or your close friends, away from life’s humdrum affairs. Most importantly, it helps you to discover yourself, and with that, you have a whole lot of experiences and memories that would last for a lifetime! When in UK, you have a thousand places to visit. Ah! Travelling can be harsh on your pockets, and when in UK you really have to calculate the expenses before literally landing up somewhere! Most people think unless it’s for a week, there’s no fun travelling. But hello! You are wrong. There are a number of places to visit around UK that are meant to be a “one-day” trip (which you can extend as per your convenience), and will also be well within your budget. Let us find out the places! Read on.
This is one of the most visited tourist spots in the United Kingdom. It is encircled by rock stones that is believed to date back to nearly 3100 BC. Can you believe it? The purpose of the set up of rocks in that manner may not be clear, but it surely is a beautiful sight to watch!
Puzzlewood, Forest of Dean
A woodland site in the Forest of Dean, Puzzlewood is full with walkways and spreads over 14 acres of the site. It is a perfect spot for family outings that has a racing track for toddlers, indoor mazes, and a willow maze. It also has a number of picnic beaches and a cool café for quick snacks and refreshments.
You’d find this in Cumbria.The resplendent water body is one-mile-wide and two miles in length. It is a part of the Lake District National Park and attracts tourists and visitors at almost every time of the year.
Camley Street National Park, London
This one’s located right in the heart of London! Spread over 2 city acres, Camley Street National Park is a breath-taking natural reserve set up in the Kings Cross area of London. Want a peaceful day away from life’s usual melodramas and noise? This is the place for you buddy!
Rye House Gatehouse
A perfect backdrop for your picnic, Rye House Gatehouse is located in the Lee Valley Regional Park, where for about 450 years, there were only medieval buildings once, but now nothing but the gatehouse hovers. It was set up to showcase the wealth and power of the owner! You have the option to climb the winding stairs of the Grade I listed building where you can witness the barley-twist chimneys from a close distance. Later you can visit the nearby River Lee Navigation, which is an extremely beautiful spot to linger around or have a picnic.
Lansallos Beach, Cornwall
Just a walking distance from the Lansallos village twixt Polperro and Fowey, Lansallos Beach is like a dream. It attracts a lot of visitors specially during the summer months. In Cornwall you have hotels that not only offer you a pleasant stay, but also provide you with the best Cornish coastal views.
Gaping Gill, Yorkshire Dales
It is one out of many underground chambers in Britain, whose system of cave is one of the most complicated and longest in the United Kingdom. A bunch of potholing clubs arrange for descents into the cave at valid times of the year.
Cheddar Gorge, Somerset
Located in Mendip Hills, it is a thrillingly beautiful limestone gorge that attracts thousands of tourists every year. It offers stunning views and is Britain’s biggest gorge. It is also famous amongst rock and cave climbers. Pack your bags already?
Interested in Arts around the city or a free exhibitions then you can get free entry in the following places as well:
1. Birmingham: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, B3 3DH
2. Falmouth: Falmouth Art Gallery Municipal Buildings, The Moor, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 2RT
3. Norwich: East Gallery NUA Cavendish House, St Andrews Street, Norwich, NR2 4AE
4. London: Somerset House Strand, London WC2R 1LA
So, now tell me which is your favorite one day trip around UK?