England has got it all: history, heritage, bustling cities, quiet countryside and an abundance of charm. Discover medieval market towns, swaths of sweeping woodland, jaw-dropping coastlines and a history so extensive that it would take you a lifetime of vacations to uncover it all.
Visit the dynamic capital of London for world-class culture, art, theater and dining. Marvel at the dome of St. Paul’s Cathedral, uncover the history of the Tower of London, enjoy a dazzling view of the cityscape from the top of the Shard and take your photo outside of the Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament).
England’s other major cities include Manchester, home to Manchester United’s Old Trafford Stadium and the extraordinary John Dalton Library. Then there is Birmingham, known for its Victorian shopping streets and for housing the delectable Cadbury Chocolate World. Stroll through England’s historic university cities of Oxford and Cambridge, where you can admire the architecture of the centuries-old university buildings and churches.
Wade into the waves at seaside towns such as Blackpool. Here, fearless visitors can take in the beachscape from the glass-bottomed viewing platform at the top of Blackpool Tower and get their heart pumping on the white-knuckle rides of Pleasure Beach theme park.
For a back-to-nature escape, amble across the Yorkshire Dales or take a romantic steam train ride through the North York Moors National Park, spotting famous movie locations along the way. Discover everything there is to know about Shakespeare’s birthplace and the home of the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Discover some of England’s most breathtaking coastal scenery on the Southwest Coast Path, which weaves along the Devon and Cornwall coastlines. For more sensational scenery, take a steamboat ride across one of the mighty lakes of the Lake District National Park.
The six busiest airports in England are Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester, Luton, Stansted and Birmingham. Catch a train or long-distance bus between towns and cities, then explore the centers on foot or via public transportation networks.
England’s repertoire of fantastic dining, cultural events, stunning scenery and welcoming hospitality will dazzle you long after you have left.
5/5Exceptional!(33 area reviews)
Iconic landmarks, a world-famous theater district, lively nightlife zones and superb shopping and art museums await in the heart of England’s capital city.
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Known for its fantastic nightlife and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in Manchester City Centre. Check out top attractions like The Gay Village and Manchester Palace Theatre, and jump on the metro at St Peters Square Station or Mosley Street Station to see more of the city.
4.5/5Wonderful!(364 area reviews)
Are you interested in fantastic nightlife, fascinating museums, and beautiful waterfront views? A visit to Liverpool City Centre might be the perfect thing. You can also explore top sights like Liverpool ONE and Cavern Club.
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Relax in the stunning park with a view of the palace, explore the upscale high street and visit the galleries and museums of this affluent neighborhood.
4/5Very Good!(116 area reviews)
The fantastic nightlife and popular shops are just a few highlights of Birmingham City Centre. Make a stop by Bullring Shopping Centre or The Mailbox while you're exploring the area.
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