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There are plenty of places to see and visit in the United Kingdom. Whether you love hiking or cycling, United Kingdom is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in the United Kingdom

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    1

    Mam Tor

    Hiking Highlight

    The thing I love about Mam Tor is the sheer amount of options you have. I've been here several times and you can do a really short walk from the …

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    Adele
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    2

    Snowdon

    Hiking Highlight

    Snowdon is perhaps the most ascended mountain in the world, and with good reason. This is a majestic mountain, as is befitting of Wales' highest point.

    Its glory lies in …

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    Ben Nevis

    Hiking Highlight

    The highest mountain in Britain at 4,413 feet (1,345 m), Ben Nevis is a popular objective for hikers and climbers alike.

    An estimated 75,000 people ascend via the straightforward, zigzagging …

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    4

    Old Man of Coniston

    Hiking Highlight

    Views from the top

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    5

    Catbells

    Hiking Highlight

    The hike along Catbells is extremely popular — and for good reason. The walk is absolutely classic; fun terrain, spectacular views, lots of places to stop for picnics. In high …

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    Conic Hill

    Hiking Highlight

    An exhausting climb, but rewarding views from Conic Hill to Loch Lochmond. Definitely take anti-midge remedies, it just teems with the critters

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    7

    Pen y Fan

    Hiking Highlight

    At 886 metres (2,907 ft), this summit might not be a particularly high one, but the views from the top are amazing. As the highest peak south of Snowdonia, you …

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    8

    Helvellyn

    Hiking Highlight

    As the third highest mountain in the Lake District, the views from Helvellyn are absolutely magnificent. However, this mountain is not simply a mere slog to the summit. If you …

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    9

    Haytor Rocks

    Hiking Highlight

    Prepare to be amazed by Haytor Rocks! The much-photographed landmark is even more impressive when you experience it first-hand. If you climb to the top, you can experience panoramic views …

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    10

    Quiraing

    Hiking Highlight

    Most people just take a picture and then disappear again. Take your time and just hike a route that is offered at Komoot. It is worth it !

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    Kevin
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    11

    Ingleborough

    Hiking Highlight

    The Ingleborough summit richly rewards all those that conquer it with a magnificent panoramic view of Whernside, Pen-y-ghent, Pendle Hill, out into Morecambe Bay and over to the Lakeland hills. …

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    12

    Scafell Pike

    Hiking Highlight

    At 3,209 feet (978 meters) Scafell Pike is England's highest mountain. The summit is also one of the most stunning due to its remote location and awe-inspiring views. While many …

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    13

    The Old Man of Storr

    Hiking Highlight

    Incredible panorama, easy to reach from the parking lot on the road.

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    14

    Blencathra

    Hiking Highlight

    Not the biggest fell in the area, but Blencathra provides panoramic views of most of the Northern Lake District. With so many routes up, no matter your experience there's a route for you.

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    Tom
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    15

    Ben A'an

    Hiking Highlight

    Ben A’an stands at 1,491 feet (454 m) tall and is located between Loch Katrine and Loch Achray. Although it is not particularly high, its position at the heart of …

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    16

    Corn Du

    Hiking Highlight

    Corn Du is rarely climbed for its geography alone, but as a starter peak before heading on to Pen y Fan. The climb up is a great one, though, and …

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    17

    The Wrekin

    Hiking Highlight

    A 'little mountain' in Shropshire dominating the surrounding countryside. The shortest walk to the summit from the forest glen car park is very well marked. The start of the trail …

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    Roger
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    18

    Grisedale Pike

    Hiking Highlight

    Rising gracefully to a sharp peak piercing the north-western skies of Lakeland, Grisedale Pike is a fine mountain with superlative views. If you’re feeling energetic, tick it off as part …

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    19

    Cadair Idris

    Hiking Highlight

    Cadair Idris is a small range of mountains, well worth a look by any active hiker. The climb is relentless but you are rewarded with some cracking views. Personally, I …

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    Tom
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    20

    Fan y Big

    Hiking Highlight

    Fan y Big might have had its mountain status revoked in 2018 - but don't let that put you off. This is a superb peak that forms part of a …

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