We asked the Rough Guides team to name the most beautiful places in England. After much deliberation, here are the results.
There are incredible views and great hikes to be had. The Kirkstone Pass Inn, an old coaching house dating back to the fifteenth century, is a great base for exploring the area. Some believe it's haunted by the ghosts of travellers who used to pass through.
The perfect way to unwind after all that sightseeing? A visit to the Thermae Bath Spa to soak in some of the naturally warm water that bubbles beneath the city.
Travelling around Sussex you might also be interested in visiting Brighton, one of the most popular seaside destinations in the country. And to find out what you can do there, read our guide to the best things to do in Brighton.
Once in Dorset, don't forget to visit some of the most impressive castles in the area.
Try our tailor-made trip to England Historical Highlights: From busy London and its Buckingham Palace over historical Oxford to the mysterious Stonehenge.
This is a hiker's paradise and this tailor-made trip to Northern Cornwall includes the most scenic parts. You will start your journey in London with some unique activities to get to know the city, before setting off on a 5-day walk across Cornwall.
There are further steps to a bay just east of Durdle Door, St Oswald’s Bay, with another shingle beach and offshore rocks that you can swim out to.
The combination of twelfth-century buildings and charming additions such as the turreted chapel and the seventeenth-century Chevy Chase Room exudes undeniable beauty. Also, don't miss the enchanting gardens waiting to be explored.
Even then, though, Lindisfarne (as the island was once known) has a distinctive and isolated atmosphere. Give the place time and, if you can, stay overnight when you’ll be able to see the historic remains without hundreds of others cluttering the views.
England has so much to offer not only in terms of beautiful scenery but also in the variety of interesting ways to spend your time. Discover what made our list of the best things to do in England.
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