The Best Places To Visit in the UK For a Summer Getaway 🌞🚂
Summer is justttt around the corner, and if you’re looking for fun ideas of how to enjoy the sun, you’re not alone. Travelling on a student budget can be tough, but you don’t have to actually leave the country to have a weekend away. If you’re keen on appreciating some of the natural beauty of the UK, check out our top places to visit that are totally student friendly.
The seaside town is known and loved for many things, and if you’re looking for ways to spend a sunny day then what better than a trip to the beach? From the rides and arcades on the pier, to their large range of independent shops, ice cream parlours, cafes, and boutiques where you can grab some homemade fudge or rock, to just simply enjoying fish and chips on the beach; you’re unlikely to run out of things to do in Brighton.
Bath is a city rich in both culture and history. Known for its famous roman baths, Bath is also home to plenty of museums, gardens, and great architecture. If you’re looking to upgrade your Insta feed, you’re sure to find plenty of things to take photos of in Bath.
Scotland’s capital is, unsurprisingly, ever popular with tourists all year around. Its iconic castle is home to the Scottish Crown Jewels and from the castle terrace and towers you can enjoy inarguably the best views of the city. Other must-dos include visiting one of its many museums or cathedrals, or trying out some of the regional food favourites (yes, we’re talking about haggis).
If you don’t fancy a city break, and just need a fun way to spend an afternoon Stonehenge has attracted and amazed tourists for thousands of years. If you’re interested in just how Stonehenge came to be, the site of the prehistoric monument houses the visitor centre museum filled with ancient artifacts, as well as gardens, guided audio tours, and a cafe to refuel in.
If you want to experience beautiful views, nature, and tranquil lakes all in one place, the Lake District has it all. For some of the most beautiful sightseeing in the UK, the Lake District is the perfect weekend getaway. From bike riding, hiking, rafting, canoeing, fishing, swimming, paintballing, and more; there is always plenty of action to get involved in. If you want to relax and enjoy the views it’s also home to plenty of museums as well as year round festivals and country shows that are sure to keep you entertained.