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Places to See While You Study in United Kingdom

Updated on December 15, 2012

The country is definitely among the world most visited places. It is house to a lot of attractions, from historically renowned places, to destinations of art and leisure, fashion and food; United Kingdom is a sure place to see. So fortunate are you to be spending the next couple of years of your life in this one great destination. To study in United Kingdom is one rare opportunity not given to most. So during your stay, make the most out of it.

Here are a few places you might want to see for yourself as you take a break from the daily drag of university life. As they say, studying is never fun until you take it out of the rooms. Take a few tours to these places to appreciate more the beauty of the country. After all, you would have never chosen to study in United Kingdom if you are not truly interested to get to know it better. So here we go…



Enough to satisfy the curiously of foreign students taking concentrations on the natural sciences, sociology and other social sciences, art and even religious studies; this destination is a world famous historical landmark. This pre-historic stone circle is estimated to have been erected 3100 BC. Its purpose and the very way it was build is still a mystery. This is sure a top destination to see while you study in United Kingdom.


Tower Bridge

One of the most famous bridges in the world, this attraction is a must see for students taking architecture, fine arts and other liberal arts majors. Those who are history aficionados would also definitely enjoy a visit here.


Lake Windermere

The biggest lake in the country is two miles long and can be found in Cumbria. Students who simply want to see the outdoors and the natural beauty of UK can marvel the grandness of this destination. Those who came to study in United Kingdom the fields of natural sciences would love this place!


The Giant's Causeway

This World’s heritage Site in Northern Ireland is a must see! The area is composed of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns that were created by volcanic eruptions. Great education learning are waiting! Not to mention a lovely cite to see. Students in the fields of natural sciences would delight to see this.


York Minster

This cathedral tat took more than 200 years to erect is one of the most impressive Gothic cathedrals in the country. Need I say more? Architecture students and those in the liberal arts are sure to find interesting insights from here.


The Eden Project

A modern complex that houses thousands of plants in two transparent domes that mimic different global climates is surely interesting. Foreign students who came to study in United Kingdom the fields of natural sciences and also architecture are sure to enjoy a visit here.


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    • Cathyrin profile image

      Cathyrin 5 years ago from Philippines

      I agree, there are too many great places in the UK, every tourist will be very fortunate to visit. :)

    • Pavlo Badovskyy profile image

      Pavlo Badovskyi 5 years ago from Kyiv, Ukraine

      You found gorgeous photos for your hub! UK is really full of places to visit. The most important to have an experienced guide otherwise you may miss smth interesting just next door to your hotel:) Great hub!