7 Activities You Should Try on a Trip to the UK

Golfing at St Andrews is something you might want to do on a Trip to the UK

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There are so many interesting things to do on a trip to the UK. You can travel through exciting cities, visit ancient relics, explore nature, or play golf on a course that is six hundred years old.

Here are 7 activities you should try on a trip to the UK.

1. Play a round of golf at St Andrews in Fife, Scotland. It is considered to be the home of golf by many and the first round of golf was played here in the 16th century. There are seven public golf courses to choose from and the old course has hosted 29 Open Championships since 1873. Find out more about UK golf holidays here.

2. Head to the coast and travel through Cornwall by campervan. Cornwall is on the southwest coast of Britain and it is filled with fishing villages, small towns with fabulous gastropubs, museums, fortifications and other fascinating things to explore. You can also try surfing, snorkeling, windsurfing and many other water sports or just relax on the beach.

3. Take a city tour of London. You can hop on a Double- decker bus, join a guided foot tour, or take a cruise along the Thames. You can also see the city from above by taking a ride on the Coca Cola London Eye. London is full of iconic landmarks like Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, Tower Bridge, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London just to name a few. Make sure you stroll through St. James Park where you can view Buckingham Palace. Finish your London trip off with some shopping and hit Oxford Street where there are over 300 shops, the exclusive high end stores of New Bond Street, and Harrods’s Department Store.

4. Visit the UNESCO Heritage sites of the UK. UNESCO stands for United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization and they are responsible for preserving culture throughout the world. The UK has thirty UNESCO World Heritage Sites for you to explore and learn more about the culture and history of this country.

5. If you have always wanted to live like royalty you can rent a castle in Northern Ireland. There are lots of properties to choose from and you can choose to rent a room or rent out a whole castle including the grounds. You can spend your days doing archery, falconry, or horseback riding. You can hire caterers to look after your every need or you can cook your own food.

6. Just two hours by car or bus outside of London is Wilshire and the home of Stonehenge. Stonehenge is a rock formation that dates back to 3100 BC and it is still not known what purpose it was built for. You can get campsites nearby or you can even try glamping!

7. Rent a car and explore the caves in Cheddar Gorge. Cheddar Gorge is the biggest limestone gorge in Britain. It is located near the village of Cheddar, Somerset. You can explore caverns that are filled with stalactite and stalagmite, rock climb, and walk along the top of cliffs. Be sure to head up the 264 stairs of the viewing tower to catch a panoramic view of the surrounding area.

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