Living in London can be awesome but sometimes it’s nice to get out and enjoy the rest of the UK. So why don’t you pack your camera, grab some friends and a big map because because you’ll be on adventure. With so many places to choose from we have created a list of the top places you have to see whilst studying in the UK, so get exploring!
If you’re looking for a stunning location and ultimate relaxation then you have to visit Bath. Located in South West England, Bath is renowned as the city that became a living spa. This city is rich in minerals for skin and hair making this a must see destination whilst studying if you’re looking for some pampering. Once relaxed you might want to check out some of Baths galleries and museums, including the recently revamped Holburne and One Royal Crescent.
A tourist favorite, Brighton makes for the perfect beach destination whilst studying in the UK. Loved by all around the world, Brighton is nothing but eccentric, fun and charismatic. You can expect anything to happen and with so many restaurants, clubs and unique flea markets there’s a little something for everyone. Once you’re done here, make sure you visit the gentrified Regency squares, museums and most importantly the beach where you can soak up some sun and relax.
Situated in the mountainous region in the North West of England a visit to the Lake District is perfect destination for any nature lover. With over 15 million people visiting every year, there is no secret that this district is nothing more than beautiful. We would suggest spending the weekend camping and exploring the hilltops, mountain tarns and glittering lakes. Cumbria is England’s premier destination for hiking and climbing, so if you’re looking for an adventure this summer this is the place to be.
If you’ve done your research you’ll know that Windsor is best known for the royals. Less than 30 miles from west London, Windsor is surrounded by the beautiful countryside of Royal Berkshire. If you’re looking for the perfect getaway from busy London then Windsor must be put down on your list. You’ll discover a magnificent town in a glorious riverside location with great shopping, restaurants and the one and only Windsor Castle which is one of the Queen’s official royal residences and the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world.
Often voted as one of the best places to go out in the UK, you should grab some friends together and visit Liverpool. With so many things to do such as comedy nights, dance warehouses and some cuisine, you’ll find an activity to fit everyone. If you’re interested in experiencing traditional British culture than why not enjoy a night in the pub; a great place for you to start would be Hardman Street here you’ll find pubs on every corner.
Renown as the oldest university in England, a visit to Oxford is a must for anyone studying in the UK. Even if you’re not a student at Oxford, there is so much to experience such as the popular Oxford University and the Pitt Rivers Museum. You will be able to admire the beautiful stone architectures and the old libraries such as the Bodleian where you can check out ancient books and poetry. The Covered Market on the High Street is the oldest in Britain and is a fantastic shopping destination, if you’re looking to shop to you drop.
If you’re not an Oxford fan then Cambridge might be the place for you. Cambridge is Britain’s second ancient university town which is reflected by some great architecture within the ancient streets. If you’re a lover of the great outdoors then we would suggest that you have yourself a picnic near the River Cam or join a walking tour of the city by foot or bicycle.
There’s a world of opportunity out there just waiting to be explored, so make sure you don’t miss out! Remember, the only thing that’s limiting you is your imagination.
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