& Travels - Europe Tourist Spots - United
are several surprises tour destinations including
historical monuments in UK. However we have selected
a few sites that are popular amongst common people
Giants' Causeway - The
Giant's Causeway was declared a UNESCO World
Heritage Site in 1986.
Westonbirt Arboretum - landscaped gardens,
the collection contains over 18,000 specimens
spreaded over about 243 hectares of Grade
1 Listed Landscape.
Windermere lake is the largest lake in England
having 17kms (10.5 miles) long and 61m (200ft)
deep. Other attractions in the area include
the Aquarium, Foot Park and the South Lakes
Wild Animal Park.
Penrhyn Castle including the famous Victorian
of Welsh Life – Is an open-air museum
explains Wales’s history over the past
Belfast Zoo (Zoological Gardens) - The zoo
include the Monkey Island, the African and
Elephant Enclosures, the Penguin and Sea Lion
Pools, the Gorilla Enclosure and the Children’s
Beacons National Par - k The park covers an
area of 1344 sq km and includes the Black
Mountains, the Brecon Beacons and Forest Fawr,
as well as moorland, forests, valleys, waterfalls,
lakes, caves and gorges.
Orme Tramway consisting of two tramcars which
use a system of counterbalanced weights on
cables so that as one train descends the hill,
it helps to pull the other one up. The cable
tramway is over 100 years old and is one of
only a few still in operation in the world.
Stonehenge is a giant stone circle that stands
on Salisbury Plain erected between 3000 and
1600 BC and is considered today to be one
of the most famous surviving sites from the
ancient world. The stones are up to 6.7m high
and attract hundreds of visitors every day.
London Dungeon - This is a horror theme park
gives visitors the opportunity to explore
the darker side of British and European history.
New Lanark World Heritage Centre - The site
is one of Scotland's top attractions attracting
over 400,000 visitors each year.
Museum of Photography - Film and Television
The museum reflects ever changing developments
of Photography, Film and Television, and contains
a gallery devoted to digital media.
Abbey - Westminster Abbey is a living monument
to British history. Inside there are buried
kings, statesmen, warriors, scientists, musicians
and poets, including Charles Darwin, Geoffrey
Chaucer, Charles Dickens, Mary I, James I
and Charles II and is the one of the England’s
most visited religious site.
York Minster - The largest Gothic cathedral
in Northern Europe with the Great East Window
displaying over 100 Biblical scenes.
British Museum - The museum’s collection,
is of six million objects, comprises art and
antiquities from Egypt, Western Asia, Greece,
Rome and Europe, amongst others.
Science Museum one of the largest collections
of scientific, medical, industrial and technological
exhibits in the world.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - Its attractions
include an aquatic garden, a bamboo garden,
a woodland glade, a conservation area and
a Japanese landscape.
Chessington World of Adventures is the biggest
theme park and zoo in the South of England.
The park attracts thousands of visitors each
day who come to enjoy the rides and zoo and
is home to one of the biggest families of
gorillas in Europe and some of the world’s
rarest large cats.
Deep Sea World - Deep Sea World is a vast
aquarium. Visitors can explore the aquatic
world on the Underwater Safari via one of
the longest underwater tunnels in the world
as the impressive marine life – including
tiger sharks and conger eels.
Zoo - The Zoo is home to around 12,000 animals,
including Asian lions, Sumatran tigers, Sloth
bears, Leadbeater’s possums and Death
adders. The zoo also has beautiful gardens.
Madame Tussaud's London – More than
400, lifesize replicas by wax models of the
rich and famous ,stars of the stage and screen,
musicians and politicians are exhibited.
Longleat - Spread over 3,520 of landscaped
parkland, woodlands, lakes and farmland including
the Monkey Jungle, Big Game Park, Deer Park,
Pelican Pond, Tiger Territory, Lion Country
and Wolf Wood. The Safari Boat takes visitors
on cruise to see the Gorilla Park and Hippo
Zoo - It is Scotland’s most popular
wildlife attraction, with over 1,000 animals,
including the UK's only koalas. Set in 32
hectares (80 acres) of beautiful parkland.
Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo – This
is one of the region’s biggest theme
parks and zoos and receives over one million
visitors each year. The zoo is home to over
1,000 animals including White Rhinos, Siberian
Tigers, Bactrian Camels, Humboldt Penguins