As it says in the Rough Guide, “no one enjoys knocking England more than the English”, but they do have an awful lot to shout about too. There are beautiful mountain ranges, historic ruins, incredible palaces and precious little coves along its coastline. If the English charm isn’t enough to bring you here, then check out these incredible pictures of England to get you booking your next trip.

Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire

Richmond Deer Park, London

Oxford, Oxfordshire

Dartmoor, Devon

St Michael’s Mount, Cornwall

The South Downs, Sussex

Windsor Castle, Berkshire

The Westbury White Horse, Wiltshire

Southwold, Suffolk

Great Ayton, North Yorkshire

The River Thames, London

Seven Sisters, Sussex

Newcastle, Tyne and Wear

The Lake District, Cumbria

Kynance Cove, Cornwall

Liverpool, Merseyside

Durdle Door, Dorset

Corfe Castle, Dorset

Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

Cheddar Gorge, Somerset

Brighton Pavilion, Sussex

Ribblehead Viaduct, Yorkshire

Apple orchards, Kent

Ingleton, North Yorkshire

Newquay, Cornwall

The River Cam, Cambridge

Bibury, The Cotswolds

Denbies Wine Estate, Box Hill, Surrey

Bedruthan Steps, Cornwall

Stonehenge, Wiltshire

Explore more of England with the Rough Guide to Britain. Book hostels for your trip, and don’t forget to purchase travel insurance before you go. 

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