ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel
  • »
  • Travel and Places»
  • Visiting Europe

5 Scenic Places To Visit In The UK

Updated on March 30, 2016

Beautiful UK Places

Explore The UK

Although small, the UK offers many amazing places to visit, especially in the temperate summer months. So if you are looking to get away with the family this summer but are on a budget, why not consider staying in the UK to explore the beautiful places all around.
Read on for a list of the top 5 hidden places to visit in the UK

#1 Fairy Pools, the Isle of Skye

Scotland is known for its beautifully rugged countryside, wildlife and coastline, but have you ever been to see the Fairy Pools on the Isle of Sky? They are crystal clear blue pools (almost like mini lagoons) and are perfect places to indulge in some outdoor swimming if it is not too chilly! Unsurprisingly considering that they look like they are straight out of a fairy tale, fairies are reputed to live around them, so keep a sharp look out for the wee folk.

#2 The New Forest, Hampshire

The New Forest was created in the 11th Century by William I as a royal hunting ground, and remains one of the largest tracks of forested land in Southern England. Highlights include the roaming wild ponies, Iron Age burial barrows and historical monuments within the forest. A charming corner of England, it is well worth a visit.

#3 Polperro, Cornwall


Cornwall has always done things a little differently compared to the rest of southern England, but it is a stunningly beautiful and quaint place to visit. Polperro is just one of the many charming little villages that pepper the Cornish coast. With its gravity defying steep and winding streets which perch beside a tiny little harbour, this is one beautiful traditional Cornish fishing village to see.

#4 Glen Nevis, Nr Fort William

Glen Nevis is located in the dramatic setting of the Scottish Highlands. Watched over by Britain's highest mountain Ben Nevis, it has not only been featured in numerous films, but is also a brilliant place to get away from it all and indulge in some serious wildlife watching. Located not far north from Fort William, it is also the perfect point from which to explore the islands of the western Hebrides, so why not hire a car and visit more of the breath-taking Scottish coastline.

#5 Three Cliffs Bay, Swansea

The Welsh coast is an under-rated gem, and Three Cliffs Bay is a beautiful example of this. Located not far from Swansea, it offers white sandy beaches a sparkling blue sea. It boasts a 12th Century castle on one of the cliffs, Pennard Pill, which is famous for its fairy legends. As if it needs yet more incentives, it was been voted Britain's most beautiful beach in 2005, and allows dogs on it all year round.

What are you waiting for?!

So if you want to get away somewhere scenic and picturesque this summer with your family without spending a fortune, then have a look to all of Britain's beautiful spots. There's so much to see that you'll never be bored! Let's just hope for a long, hot summer.

UK Coastlines

UK or Abroad?

Would you rather holiday in the UK or abroad?

See results

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)