Everyone has a different taste when it comes to choosing a holiday destination. When it comes to visiting cities with great monuments and historical past, United Kingdom is the first country that pops up in our head. The glorious past of UK is not just imprinted in its cities but is also associated with the history of other nations. The country has been a part of major historical revolutions and rebellions.
Apart from the great hen nights that the country hosts, it has a long list of cities soaked in the old world charm. For the history buffs, a visit across the country will be a trip to remember.
We have a collated a list of top 4-holiday destination that every history geek must visit.
Cambridge, is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam approximately 50 miles (80 km) north of London.
Cambridge is not just a conference destination; it offers visitors a unique experience that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. In the wider region, the city of Ely and the birthplace of thoroughbred horseracing; Newmarket offer a mix of interesting venues and unique properties can be found in the market towns of Huntingdon, St.Ives, St.Neots and Saffron Walden – as well as whole host of venues in the surrounding area.
A perfect location for nights out, romantic boating trips and much more.
Bath is one of the most popular destinations for the history lovers. Due to the healing properties of its natural hot springs, Bath has been on travellers’ bucket list since the Iron Age. Many periods of history are seen in Bath – the Roman and the Georgian. So expect to see various architectural masterpieces of the 18th century, the Georgian architecture such as The Royal Crescent, The Queen Square, The Circus. The spectacular baths near the ornate facade of Bath Abbey are a sight to watch.
If ever there was a city with a story to tell, it’s Bristol. It has its own unmistakable identity, grounded in roots from centuries past and carved out since by the passionate locals.
There are artists and activists aplenty, walk the streets and become part of a living canvas; cycle from the city to the outskirts and discover our green credentials for yourself.
And that’s just a smattering of what makes this city the best. You have so much to discover here so be ready to pedal around in the UK’s first cycling city, don your street feet or walking boots, and discover the rest for yourself.
You are never far away from an adventure or two in this city.
The English capital is the most visited city in the world. The list of top historical cities in the UK cannot be complete without the mention of London. London is a beautiful blend of history and modernity. The magnificent buildings in the city are a radiant example of the various phases of English history. Walking in the city of dreams is very much equivalent to taking a stroll down the various stages of English history. The major attractions include the remains of the Roman amphitheatre, the Tudor style tower of London, Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, Hampton Court Palace.
Don’t be surprised to see girl gangs enjoying their best girl’s hen do in London while exploring the architectural gems from the Victorian period.
History has a lot to tell. If you have a flair for history, then the destinations mentioned above must be considered. The utter beauty of the cities and the magnificence of these structures will leave you awestruck and mesmerised.
Love History? Travelling to these cities could be the best way to know the stories behind these old monuments and buildings.