With breathtaking countryside, a wealth of historical monuments and Europe’s largest city, London, at its heart, England’s majesty and culture is phenomenal. Along with your share of tea and scones, be sure to savour the country’s countless delights on your England vacation.
England’s capital, London, is immersed in history. Known the world over as home to the Queen of England, visitors to London can marvel at the Royal residence, Buckingham Palace and explore its surrounding gardens. And perhaps the most iconic focal point of any backdrop to London, Big Ben stands as the third-tallest free standing clock tower in the world. Almost every street corner nods to England’s fascinating history, making for countless places to visit in London. Don’t miss the iconic Westminster Abbey, the Tower Bridge and the world-famous British Museum on your London tour.
As a buzzing cultural hub of the world, London’s shopping, art, historical places and museums will not disappoint. But if you manage to drag yourself away from London’s many attractions, the rest of England will greet you with a wealth of stunning scenery and charming cities to explore.
Travel through the beautiful Cotswolds to discover the picturesque cities of Cambridge, Oxford and Shakespeare’s hometown, Stratford-upon-Avon. Delve deeper into the English countryside to find Stonehenge, one of Britain’s most important prehistoric monuments and among the most famous sites in the world. Nearby Bath, home to Britain’s only hot spring, Glastonbury, and stunning Salisbury will surely impress.
In the north of England, explore the rich history found in Chester, Leeds and York, from the various imposing cathedrals to the magnificent national parks.