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Top 10 Tourist Destinations in the UK 2020

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Top 10 Tourist Destinations in the UK 2020

This summer is all about British tourism. Although the government has negotiated several air bridges with several holiday destinations, many people prefer to stay in the UK and explore the picturesque countryside. We are definitely all for it and to make your choice for British holiday easier we put together the top 10 tourist destinations in the UK for 2020. Enjoy!

1. Plymouth

Plymouth has one of the finest British coastlines. Situated in Devon, the place attracts many tourists each year. It is a lively city with activities for everyone. Plymouth is the home of the National Marine Aquarium where you can see sharks and rays swimming around you. Almost like you would if you were scuba diving. Near the city there are many nature landscapes worth visiting and spending a few still moments there.

2. Lake District

Lake District is not only one of the popular tourist destinations for Britons but also for international travellers. It’s located in northwest England, in the Cumbria region. The place is a perfect choice for nature lovers and people who are looking for relaxation above all.

3. Yorkshire

If you are a keen fan of British history and medieval architecture, you would have a blast in Yorkshire. This whole region of north England is known for its rich Roman and Viking heritage. The houses of the famous Tudor rulers are also located there. In the area there are also 2 outstanding national parks and many museums.

4. Oxford

Up for a cultural trip? There is no better place than Oxford. Starting with the emblematic Oxford university, the entire Oxfordshire region has countless offers for an unforgettable summer holiday. In the area you will find many local farms, national parks, museums and shopping venues. Some of the brightest attractions in Oxfordshire are the Blenheim Palace - the birthplace of Churchill and the Bicester Shopping Village. When you go to Oxfordshire make sure you book a serviced apartment or a holiday let instead of a hotel. This way you will be able to fully enjoy your privacy and truly savour the time spent in the countryside.

5. Tewkesbury

Tewekesbury is a market town in the West Midlands. It’s part of the Gloucestershire region, known for its incredible natural beauty. Not too far from the town is Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Imagine what a peaceful time you would spend in one of the cosy cottages local villagers offer to tourists.

6. Bodmin

Another great place in southwest England to visit this summer is Bodmin. It’s an urban town with rich cultural and historic heritage. One of the most popular attractions there is the Bodmin jail. It was temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is opening its gates for visitors again on 1st August.

7. South Downs

One more fantastic spot for nature-loving holiday makers is South Downs. It is known for its chalk hills extending to the south eastern coastline. You can enjoy clean and serene beaches without many visitors and if you feel like having fun and more human interaction, Brighton is just an hour away.

8. Alderney

If you feel like having an island holiday, we have the perfect suggestion - Alderney on the Channel Islands. It is a tiny piece of land where it will be just you, historic sights and the ocean. And if you feel a little bit more adventurous, France is only an hour sailing away.

9. Outer Hebrides

Scotland is a truly magical country and one of the top 10 tourist destinations in the UK for 2020 is Outer Hebrides. It’s a chain of islands off the west side of mainland Scotland and absolutely stunning during summer. Here you can immerse in Gaelic culture and explore unique wildlife.

10. Wye Valley

Wye Valley is another area of outstanding natural beauty, sitting at the border between England and Wales. It is a rural area with incredible landscapes. It is where the Netflix original Sex Education was filmed and is now one of the hottest tourist destinations in the UK for 2020.


No matter where you decide to spend your summer holiday, don’t forget to make yourself comfortable and fully enjoy your time away from home. Hotels can be stressful and perhaps not so safe in the current global health conditions. Serviced apartments and holiday lets are by far the better choice.

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