Welcome to Explore Britain, your one-stop-shop for experiencing everything Britain has to offer,
from Land’s End to John o’Groats..
Britain is steeped in history and whatever era of the past interests you most,
whether it’s the Tudors, Victorians, World War I and II, or
something else, there’s guaranteed to be an attraction to capture your imagination.
Britain’s top attractions include Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, the
Eden Project, York Minster, Hadrian’s Wall, Edinburgh Castle, Loch Ness,
Lake Windermere, the Jurassic Coast, Blackpool Tower, Albert Dock, Snowdonia, Giant’s
Causeway and many, many others besides.
The British countryside is absolutely stunning and something often neglected
by tourists among the country’s top attractions. But there
are some beautiful – and free – days out where you can get back to nature and
uncover some hidden gems from the very
south of England, right to the top of Scotland and the Inner and Outer Hebrides.
Head to central London and the 11th century Tower of London, home of the crown jewels, or travel north to Hadrian’s Wall, erected in 122 AD and now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
There are areas of huge historical significance across Britain to explore and be amazed by.
Visit Historic Britain
With more than 36 million people visiting Britain each year, it’s no surprise that there is a vast number of sights attracting them to the country. Whether it’s the modern architecture of The Shard or the London Eye, historic monuments or the stunning countryside on offer, Britain is guaranteed to have something for everyone.
Visit the UKs Top Attractions
Place your head in the clouds by climbing Britain’s biggest mountains; Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell Pike, or explore the beauty of Britain’s national parks, with the likes of the New Forest, Brecon Beacons, Lake District and the Cairngorms among the many stretching the length and breadth of the country.
Visit the British Countryside
Browse our site to discover Britain’s must-see attractions, some of which may already be on your hit list,
but others which you may be uncovering for the first time, with local knowledge here to guide you to some hidden gems.
Find things to do in Britain, from the bright lights of London and its numerous modern and historic sights to the great
British countryside, where you will find the likes of Stonehenge or the stunning scenery of the rural Scottish highlands.
Here at Explore Britain, we have everything to make your holiday one to remember.
Buckingham Palace, the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II and the most iconic building
of the British monarchy, is one of the top tourist attractions in the United Kingdom.
Positioned on top of a dormant volcano, Edinburgh Castle has been a
commanding feature on the horizon of Scotland’s exciting capital city for
hundreds of years and is certain to capture your imagination..
Located in Cumbria in the far northwest corner of the country, the Lake District
is an unspoiled wonderland of peaks and valleys, towns and villages, and, most importantly, lakes.
Looking to visit Windsor Castle? As one of the Queen’s official residences and
one of the largest inhabited castles, it’s no wonder that it’s such a popular destination with tourists.
Top of the list for any fan has got to be the Warner Brothers’
Harry Potter Experience.
Here you can see everything from reconstructed sets to iconic costumes,
props and special effects, all as it was in the films.