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Luxury villas in the Cotswolds, rustic Lake District retreats and boutique hotels in London: we’ve scoured the United Kingdom for the best holiday spots in Britain. Pick Gloucestershire for acres of manicured farmland, Oxford and Cambridge for iconic, pale-stone spires and Grasmere for evergreen forests and enormous, dark lakes. If you’re more of a city slicker than a country mouse, the capital’s cultural treasures, vaunted cuisine and vibrant nightlife beckon.
Destinations in United Kingdom
Teeming with swish foodie haunts, grand museums and lashings of street style, London’s the brazenly cool kick-off point for many an English frolic. Make for evergreen hills, rugged coasts, cosy country pubs and flourishing cities: England packs it all in.
There’s a nip of ancient rivalry north of the border. Whether you favour Edinburgh’s cobbled wynds or Glasgow’s merchant streets, you’ll fall head over heels for the Highlands, a wild landscape of white-sand coves, tranquil lochs and snow-capped bens.
Stretching from gorse-covered mountains to breezy bays, verdant Wales snakes around the Brecon Beacons and Snowdonia, peppered with spa towns and protected beaches. In-the-know weekenders flock west for unspoilt surf spots, gastro perks and retro charm.