Attractions in England

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There are plenty of places to see and visit in England. Whether you love hiking or cycling, England 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 England

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    1

    Mam Tor

    Hiking Highlight

    Probably the one of the most popular peaks in the Peaks, and when you see the views you can understand why.

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    2

    Hollins Cross

    Hiking Highlight

    The footpath up to the top of Mam Tor includes a lot of steps, like a massive staircase. You can take a lot of the strain & fatigue away by …

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    Lewis
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    3

    Ditchling Beacon

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Ditchling Beacon is the third-highest point on the South Downs, with spectacular views - it's a great climb to test the legs on.

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    Laura
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    4

    Cat Bells

    Hiking Highlight

    The hike along Cat Bells is extremely popular - and for good reason. The walk is absolutely classic: fun terrain, spectacular views, lots of places to stop for picnics. It …

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    Dan
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    5

    Buckingham Palace

    Hiking Highlight

    Buckingham Palace has served as the official London residence of the British monarchy since 1837. The palace has 775 rooms, including 19 State rooms, 52 Royal and guest bedrooms, 188 …

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    Dan
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    Tower Bridge

    Hiking Highlight

    Tower Bridge is one of London's famous bridges and one of its most iconic landmarks. From the bridge, you get a breathtaking view over London. The bridge was opened in …

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    Dan
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    Palace of Westminster

    Hiking Highlight

    The Palace of Westminster is a Victorian Gothic masterpiece designed by Sir Charles Barry and A.W. Pugin to replace the medieval parliament buildings which burnt to the ground in 1834. …

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    Dan
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    St. James‘s Park

    Hiking Highlight

    St James’s Park is the oldest Royal Park in London and features a large lake that is a sanctuary for ducks, geese, swans, and pelicans. The park includes The Mall …

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    Dan
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    9

    Piccadilly Circus

    Hiking Highlight

    Hot Spot ... just around the corner: Westend ... A must for musical fans.

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    10

    Land's End

    Hiking Highlight

    The most westerly point of England offers a stunning scenery and a perfect spot for hikes, for instance along the heritage trail.

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    Daniela
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    11

    Richmond Park

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Go between 6-7am and the park is closed to cars!

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    Lexi
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    12

    St Ives

    Hiking Highlight

    The picturesque fishing harbour and seaside town of St Ives is a real gem on the Cornish coastline. With distinctive cobbled streets—lined with independent shops, traditional eateries, and fisherman’s cottages—as …

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    Dan
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    13

    Two Tunnels Greenway

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    Riding through the 2 tunnels is a unique experience. They feel chilly in summer and warm in winter. Bicycle lights are not necessary but are helpful especially if you are …

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    14

    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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    Dan
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    15

    Kynance Cove

    Hiking Highlight

    One of my favorite places in Cornwall is Kynance Cove. Either by car or (much nicer) on a very beautiful cliff walk from Lizard to Keynance Cove and back (about …

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    16

    Helvellyn Summit

    Hiking Highlight

    A staggering view wherever you look is your prize for all that climbing, and it's a very generous one indeed. The summit is well-served by bridlepaths; if you're tacking the …

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    Barney
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    17

    London Eye

    Hiking Highlight

    The London Eye is situated on the South Bank of the River Thames and dominates the London skyline. It is Europe's tallest cantilevered observation wheel and is the most popular …

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    Dan
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    18

    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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    Dan
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    19

    St Michael's Mount

    Hiking Highlight

    St Michael’s Mount is a great place to visit on a trip to Cornwall. Just be aware that the entry cost is a rather steep at £10 per person and …

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    Tynemouth Castle

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Dating back 2000 years, the Tynemouth Castle was once one of the largest forified areas in England. Perched atop a hillside overlooking the North Sea and River Tyne, the castle …

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    Amy

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