The UK is diverse enough to offer you varied experiences, featuring vast miles long countryside and fantastic beaches. It’s the perfect destination for families, couples and backpackers alike. If you’re interested in spending the summer here, you will be spoilt for choice with places to visit. Though it may not be guaranteed sunshine throughout the whole of your stay, you’re still able to make the most of things to do and see. Here’s a guide to some of the best places to spend your summer in the UK:

The West Country

Comprising of Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset; the West Country is not short of fantastic places to explore. Known to some as a surfer’s paradise, Cornwall is the epitome of Great British life. Sample the delicious delicacy of Cornish pasties and cream teas before relaxing on the sandy beaches, taking in the breath-taking ocean views. The counties that make up the West Country are all regarded as historical in their own way, so why not plan a trip to visit them all and discover a little more? You may find you fall in love with this part of the world and want to extend your stay, moving to England from US is definitely something worth considering!


The beautiful pastel coloured streets of Brighton draw in crowds from across the UK. Brighton is more than just your average seaside town, it’s more like a thriving city. It’s world-renowned for its impressive art scene and crazy nightlife. With decorative streets, colourful houses and shopfronts, it’s a picturesque place to spend your summer. It’s also a fantastic place to visit with kids, with the iconic Brighton Palace Pier forming a big part of this towns landscape.


Scotland is often neglected as a holiday destination, with its beauty definitely underrated. If you delve a little deeper, you’ll find Scotland offers a wide range of activities depending what you’re looking for. Go for a once in a lifetime road trip across Scotland’s new route 500, twisting and turning around it’s beautiful countryside. Or why not spend your afternoons at one of its many beaches (British weather permitting). Four couples, there’s nowhere better than the vibrant city of Glasgow, a city that comes alive and night-time.


You can’t compile a list of best places in the UK to visit and miss out the city of London. It’s ideal for those wanting to throw themselves into city life. From the famous streets of Camden Locks to one of the best places in the world to shop; Oxford Street. Immerse yourself in London life and visit all of the cities most famous landmarks including: Houses of Parliament, London Eye, London Dungeons and Big Ben.

Alice Porter

 Thursday, August 30, 2018 8:23 PM