Great Britain is known to be rich in culture and history around the world. It is evident how it is so because of how lush and grand this area of Europe is. And locals and tourists alike can attest to such fact.
Aside from their urban and city sights to see, you also can get a glimpse and taste of Britain with their rural and natural landscapes. Taking delight in nature can definitely be considered a luxury nowadays, because of all the city buzz, but if you are feeling stressed and want to relax for even a bit, a visit to these spots will no doubt help:
- Derwent Water
This is a local lake in the Lake District National Park. Around the body of water, you get a fantastic view that you can also walk around on. It has a circumference of around eight miles, and you can enjoy the trail by doing outdoor activities like biking or hiking.
For the Yorkshire Dales National Park, they have the Swaledale to be proud of. It is one of the valleys in the area and it is by the River Swale. Green meadows will surely greet you, coupled with animals like sheep. You can even avail of wool products and Swadedale cheese for souvenirs. There are small waterfalls to behold as well.
- Buachaille Etive Mòr
Meaning “the great herdsman of Etive”, this is a mountain in Scotland that you should not miss. The Buachaille Etive Mòr forms a ridge, also by and around River Etive. Adventurous people such as climbers and scramblers will certainly revel on the endless routes that it provides.
- River Cuckmere
In East Sussex, England is this river flowing into the English Channel, the body of water that separates England from France. Plant and flower life fill the fields, so you are definitely up for picturesque views. Capture them with your camera! There is the Cuckmere Valley as well; wildlife grace the spaces.
- Cornish Coast
When you are to go to Cornwall, remember to put into your itinerary. The St. Michael’s Mount, specifically, is a must visit island because structures on it have been around even from the 12th century. A part of the Cornish Coast was even designated to be a Site of Special Scientific Interest in 1995. Those who are interested in science and geology, in particular, will find this discovery very worthwhile.
There is the Inner Hebrides of Scotland and the southernmost island would be Islay. It also has a nickname of Queen of the Hebrides. The place is a vacation destination for you can enjoy a wonderful experience with the family and/or friends. Go fishing, birdwatching or just sit back, relax and breathe the fresh air around you. There are stations like the Islay Museum and the Kilnave Chapel and Cross that you can drop by.
These and more prove that nature is at its finest, especially in Great Britain. Take time to explore these landscapes and attractions. Even if you are to go alone, for certain you will still get to savour your own company as you feast your eyes on beautiful sceneries. Again, do not forget to bring your own camera so that you can take photos of the surroundings. You can show them off to your loved ones – maybe next time, everyone else can come with you.