Iconic Landmarks in the UK
When touring the UK, you want to ensure you see the best sights. Campervans give you the opportunity to travel in style, picking up and going wherever you want, at ease. We have found the most beautiful and inspiring locations in the UK that you must visit.
Stonehenge – Wiltshire
One of the best wonders of the world, this landmark features a ring of standing stones. Each stone being around 13 feet high, seven feet wide and weighs around 25 tons, which is believed to be constructed in the Neolithic ages.
Stonehenge offers the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of your Neolithic ancestors, showcasing a landscape filled with adventure, history and discovery. Featuring a museum, the famous Stone circle, neolithic houses and much more, you will get the chance to find the must-see location of Stonehenge.
Cliffs Of Dover – Kent
An incredible coastal visit, overlooking the English Channel, The White Cliffs of Dover are part of the North Downs formation. The cliff face reached a height of 348 feet with the cliffs appearance being a combination of chalk with accents of black flint, the unusual appearance of the cliff is what makes the White Cliffs of Dover so special.
The cliffs are an excellent location to walk and take in the stunning views amongst the wildlife. On clear days, you can even see as far as france. The area also offers a gorgeous cafe for tea and cake as the perfect stop after a breathtaking walk. There is also an exciting opportunity to visit Fan Bay Deep Shelter, an incredible piece of history that is hidden beneath the White Cliffs of Dover. The shelter is a tunnel complex that was constructed in 1940/1941, an element to accommodate the gun battery above.
Brighton Palace Pier – Brighton
Known for its iconic pier. The Brighton Palace Pier is 1,722 feet long, located in the heart of Brighton, right beside 8 miles of gorgeous sandy coastline. The pier, that now features a fish and chip restaurant, fairground attractions, two arcades and an indoor soft play area is a great day out for all the family.
The main attraction for Brightons pier is the fairground, with rides for every age and concession stalls dotted around for when you need a quick snack. But, Brighton Pier is also everyone’s favourite place to visit to see the best views. You see the most perfect sights of the collapsed West Pier as well as the sight of the sea. The views from the pier at sunset at just stunning!
Big Ben – London
This icon landmark is one of the most famous features of the UK. The Elizabeth Tower stands 315 feet tall and has 11 floors. It takes 334 steps to climb up to the belfry and 399 steps to the Ayron Light at the very top of the tower. The clock was renamed the Elizabeth Tower in 2012 in honour of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, before this, it was named the Clock Tower. The name Big Ben is for the bell within the Elizabeth Tower.
Big Ben is one of London’s top attractions. There are many Big Ben and Elizabeth Tower talks so you can find out more about the history and future of Big Ben. There are also tours available to view the Houses of parliament, touring through the Lords chamber, St Stephens Hall and even 900 year old Westminster Hall.
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We have found the most beautiful and inspiring locations in the UK that you must visit.