You might think you have seen the wonders of the United Kingdom, but in England alone, there are many hidden gems waiting to be visited. Whether you want to discover historical places or enjoy the nightlife, England has a lot to offer. If you’re looking for things to do in the country, then you might want to get out your hiking boots and get out there. Here are some of the amazing places you can visit in England.
Durham Castle was built during the 11th century, erected for King Norman for him to exhibit his power and royalty across nation. The castle is currently in use by University College, Durham. Access is free but you need to book your visit in advance. The castle is erected on the top of a hill and from there, the marvellous view over Durham Cathedral and the River Wear can be taken in. Durham Castle is now declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The British Museum
The British Museum was set up in 1753. It holds a huge number of artefacts which amount to 8 million pieces. The museum is home to the most renowned and prestigious relics gathered from different continents around the world. It is open seven days a week, from 10 am to 5 pm. On Fridays, doors close at 8:30 pm. Entry to the museum is free.
This place is notorious for its extravagant cooking, vibrant nightlife, and live entertainment. It is the centre for music and art festivals. Soho is the perfect spot for individuals who wish to wander around little stores, try out the stylish clothes, and stay at lavish lodgings.
Situated in Wiltshire, Stonehenge is one of the most atmospheric sites. This ancient landmark is composed of stones that are almost 30-feet high and 25 tons each. It is believed that this prehistoric monument was built around 3,000 to 2,000 BC. No one has yet been able to confirm the exact date it was built or the exact reason why it was built. However, various experts believe that Stonehenge was built as a graveyard by groups of prehistoric people from the Bronze Age.
Aside from these awesome places, you might also want to try the scrumptious food or experience the many local cultures across the country.