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8 Unmissable Things To Do On Your First Trip To The UK

8 Unmissable Things To Do On Your First Trip To The UK Samuel Zeller by Unsplash

UK is one of those nations that has a bit everything, everywhere. UK is bursting with charm and its manageable size makes it the perfect getaway for a memorable vacation. Here is our pick of 8 essential offbeat experience you must see on your first visit to UK. 

1. Explore stunning scenery at the isle of Skye, Scotland

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HolidayIQ traveller Marisha Desai says “Visited the Isle of Skye while I was in Scotland. This destination is known for its dramatic scenery in the British Isles, the Isle of Skye is best visited during May and June when the sun is up and about. Head to Elgol boulder-strewn beach for a breathtaking view of the Black Cuillin mountain range” 

2. Travel back in time at the historic Roman Baths of Bath

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HolidayIQ traveller Vibhooti says One can go back in time here. They are well-preserved bathhouses that are now museums. Stay back and spend a day exploring all the interesting activities”

3. Visit the surreal white sand beaches of Hebrides

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HolidayIQ traveller Sravia Sivaram says “This is one of the best beaches in UK. Indeed a true tropical paradise. Had great fun with my boyfriend. We went scuba diving and took a quiet walk later. The beaches of Hebrides are slices of coastal perfection one must visit.”

4. Spend a day at Wimbledon watching your favourite player in action

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HolidayIQ traveller Vibhooti says “It's not a true British summer without this. Ditch the popcorn, grab some fresh strawberries and cream and champagne and watch the world's best tennis players fight it out in June as the All England Lawn Tennis Club Championships take place”

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5. Head to Northumberland for a night of stargazing

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HolidayIQ traveller Aishwarya Nayak says “This is Europe’s largest area of protected night sky, will make you wonder why you ever missed out on the experience before. Witness the majesty of the night sky as you spot stars, planets, and maybe even the International space station”  

6. Experience art like never before at Edinburgh festival

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HolidayIQ traveller Aishwarya Nayak says “The performing and visual arts festival is an unjuried one, making it one of the unique experiences to enjoy art in all its glory. I literally watched Edinburgh become the city that never sleeps”

7. Take a scenic railway ride from Settle to Carlisle

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HolidayIQ traveller Marisha Desai says “The railway line is absolutely picturesque and runs through the heart of Eden Valley and Yorkshire Dales, and crosses 20 viaducts and threads through 14 tunnels. That’ll make it one hell of a train ride for you”

8. Finish it off with a classy high tea in London

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HolidayIQ traveller Apoorva Somaiah says “There is no way you can leave the UK without the quintessential British experience. It was a one-of-a-kind-feeling at London’s Browne Teatox.  Walking through the revolving doors and biting into a cucumber and chicken finger sandwich or nibbling on some berry tart from a three-tiered pastel cake stand, Oh I wish I could go back!”  

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The views above are collated from opinions expressed by travellers on www.holidayiq.com

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