The top 10 places to visit in the UK

12 July 2016

Why not satisfy your wanderlust with one of these alluring UK destinations? Trust us, you won't be disappointed.




Snowdonia National Park

The majestic Snowdonia National Park, located in Wales, offers an awe-inspiring landscape of mountains, glaciers and over 100 lakes. Stay at the peaceful Bodelwyddan Castle and admire the scenery from the stunning glass Atrium.


Yorkshire

As well as its brooding moors, Yorkshire offers history in spades with medieval abbeys, magnificent castles and plenty of excellent traditional pubs where you can sample that famous Yorkshire beer. Reserve a room at Nidd Hall Hotel to enjoy an award-winning restaurant and 45 acres of landscaped gardens.


Suffolk

Picturesque Suffolk boasts 50 miles of glorious coastline as well as a variety of quaint villages, medieval towns and gently undulating rural lands. Book a stay with Warner Hotels - Gunton Hall and Corton Coastal Village offer a range of entertainment and sociable activities on site.


Cotswolds

The name of this idyllic region refers to the rolling hills or 'wolds' that typify the area. Here, you can experience breath-taking countryside dotted with patchwork fields, honey-hued villages, thatched-roof cottages and atmospheric market towns. Relax in the sumptuous surroundings of Kings Hotel in Chipping Camden or enjoy a self-catered stay in a quirky cottage.


Lake District National Park

Sparkling ribbons of glacial lakes, craggy mountains and lush valleys make this region of England an enchanting place to visit at any time of year. Stay at Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel with its unparalleled views of Lake Windermere and famous fine dining restaurant - just the reward after a long day in the Great Outdoors.


Dorset

Head to Dorset if you do love to be beside the seaside and explore an intricate coastline that's been awarded World Heritage Status due to its geological significance. This area of outstanding natural beauty is typified by picture-perfect villages offering quaint tea rooms and pubs as well as chalk hills dotted with Iron Age ruins and forts. Choose a unique self-catered cottage to relax into local life in Dorset.


Cornwall

Cornwall plays host to sandy beaches and seaside views that, on a sunny day, shimmer with all the colours of the Mediterranean. The north coast is peppered with magnificent, plunging cliffs whilst the south, dubbed the Cornish Riviera, is home to sophisticated harbour villages, ideal for a coastal stay in a self-catered cottage.


London

The bright lights of England's capital promise world-class shopping opportunities, vibrant street markets and iconic historical sites such as the infamous Tower of London. Superbreak.com offers a range of hotel and activity deals to make your stay in one of the most dynamic and fascinating cities in the world truly one to remember.


Edinburgh

With a world-famous arts festival and attractive medieval facade, Edinburgh is the gem in Scotland's crown. Indulge your cultural side with a visit to one of the city's galleries or theatres and explore the hidden side of the city in the historic underground tunnels that spiderweb below the cobbled streets. Choose a hotel with superbreak.com and take advantage of a range of offers throughout the city.


Norfolk

Ramblers rejoice - Norfolk is renowned for its wonderful walking trails, wide open skies, extensive rural landscapes and the stunning Broads, rich in flora and fauna. Whether trekking inland or exploring the rugged coastline, this is the wilds of Britain at its very best. Embrace true country living and settle into rural life with a stay in a quaint self-catered cottage.


Fancy visiting one of these tempting UK destinations? As a Saga customer, you have access to a range of exclusive discounts on many UK short breaks and self-catering holidays.

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