Many think that London is the be all and end-all of the sights to see in the UK. You really cannot be more mistaken. Yes, it has a lot to see and do; yes, it is the capital of the UK. But, and a big but it is not the place that has it all! In fact, the UK has so many places that are worth visiting that you will never be stuck for activities.
The UK is like a large tourist attraction, those that get it right and plan their holidays carefully will be able to have a whale of a time. Those that get it wrong and don’t plan ahead will find themselves wandering around London and thinking that British life is spending money, paying for taxis, shopping and visiting museums. This article covers a few other places that you can go and see when you are in the UK other than London.
Manchester- The city of Manchester is a great place to visit the further north you get the cheaper the chips get! It’s true; Manchester is a lot cheaper than London, and it is also a lovely option aside from the capital. There are indoor shopping centres, swimming pools gyms, dry ski slopes, ice skating and skating rinks, you name it Manchester has it.
Blackpool- As the old song says ‘oh, I do like to be beside the seaside’ and if this applies to you, then head on to Blackpool. The sea is not blue and crystal clear; the weather is not perfect, but they have tram rides, donkeys, fish and chips, piers and arcades galore- and a pleasure beach where you can let loose and ride away until your heart’s content. Blackpool is a lovely seaside place to visit, and you will have fantastic time touring around. If you are lucky to go there in the winter, you will also be able to bear witness to the Blackpool lights along the seafront.
Chester- If you like zoos and shopping in designer outlets with discounts, then Chester is the place to go. You can visit the Sea life centre; you can go to see the zoo-, and you can make a stop at Cheshire Oaks the designer outlet that has many UK stores at discounted prices.
These are just three alternatives to visit other than London in the UK; you will be spoilt for choice. It is a place that offers countless activities and things to see and do. Of course you cannot forget about the many single attractions in the UK to see, one of the most popular activities for visitors is to take one of the many the many London to Stonehenge Tours available, these trips can also including seeing other great attractions such as Windsor Castle and the Roman Baths. So you can visit great cities, and great attractions all outside of London.