England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, as a group, is known as the United Kingdom. These countries are all intimately affiliated but are unique and separate, offering a diverse collection of attractions for the tourist.
This installment of the top 60 tourist attractions in the United Kingdom includes churches, castles, areas of natural beauty, and landmarks.
Dover — This city is celebrated for its white cliffs, steep banks of limestone, which are visible for long distance across the English Channel. The have become a symbol of returning home for Brits and of reaching England for travelers.
49. Trafalgar Square, London — The most popular gathering place in London is this large square, very close to Westminster, which commemorates one of the most important battles in English History, the Battle of Trafalgar.
48. Tintagel Castle, Cornwall — The ruins of this castle often associated with King Arthur legends sit on an island off the Cornish coast. The castle is accessible via a footbridge from the mainland.
47. Cornish Coast — The rugged southwestern corner of England features dramatic scenery and a laid back lifestyle making it a popular place for vacationers.
46. Wells Cathedral — This fantastic church was dedicated in 1229 (although begun in the 10th century). It features many statues and other details on its exterior and lovely stained glass inside.