Four Amazing Places of Interest in the United Kingdom

Author: Kim Jacobs | Last modified on: March 6th, 2015

The United Kingdom is currently one of Europe’s and the world’s touristy hot spots. And while London and its landmarks are the main tourist attraction of the United Kingdom, they are certainly not the only places of interest that one can visit in the UK. Down below we have listed some Britain’s most beautiful places which everybody should visit at least once in their lifetime.


PortmeirionPortmeirion is a famous tourist village which lies in Gwynedd, North Whales. The village was built between 1925 and 1975 and was designed by renowned English-born Welsh architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis. The village is built in the Italian village style and is one of Britain’s most beautiful villages. The main landmarks of Portmeirion are the Central Plaza, Castell Deudraeth, Battery Square and the statue of Hercules.

Tresco Abbey Gardens:

These breathtaking gardens cover an area of 17 acres and are located on the Island of Tresco in the Isles of Scilly. The gardens date back to the 19th century when they were created by Augustus Smith. The main features of the gardens are the Tresco Abbey which was also built by Augustus Smith and which is a Grade II building and the Valhalla Collection which is a collection that comprises of a total of 30 figureheads that are spread all over the gardens.

Chatsworth House:

The Chatsworth House is the official seat of the Duke of Devonshire and has been the home of the Cavendish family since the mid-16th century. The stately home is considered by many to be one of Britain’s most beautiful edifices. Chatsworth House is also surrounded by a magnificent garden which attracts people from all over the world. The main features of the garden are The Cascade which is stairwell type water cascade and the Emperor Fountain. Another well-known feature of the stately home is the Hunting Tower which is located in the eastern parts of the garden.

Minack Theatre:

The Minack Theatre is situated at Porthcurno in Cornwall and is classified as an open-air theatre. The theatre is constructed above a gully and has a rocky granite outcrop which extends into the sea. The theatre is open from May to September and stages numerous plays which are seen by approximately 80.000 people on yearly basis. Also a total 100.000 people pay an entrance fee to entre and explore the site of the theatre.

You can decide to visit any of these amazing places as a reward for a well planned and executed man with van project or just because you need to recharge your batteries after a tiresome year at work. The truth is that you don’t even need a grand reason such a successful man with van project or vacation to visit one or several of these places. Simply book a plane or train ticket and hop on an adventure which you will remember for the rest of your life.

So stop considering whether you have the time or money to go on such a vacation, and simply do something nice for yourself and your family.

About the Author:

Kim Jacobs is a removals coordinator with over 11 years of experience as part of the Get man and van team and other firms in the home and office relocation industry in London. Before joining our company, Kim has worked in various logistical and transportation companies and institutions such as Transport for London, The Removals Ombudsman, and has coordinated moving projects with some of the biggest suppliers of various goods such as IKEA, HomeBase, Amazon, Sainsbury's and others. While working as a chief removals coordinator, Kim also enjoys sharing her expertise with others through writing in our blog.

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