This Is Apparently A List Of 50 British Things We Want To Do Before We Die

Ask Jeeves surveyed 1,000 Brits to find out what was on their bucket list. The results were sometimes great and occasionally underwhelming.

1. Eat fish and chips on a seaside pier
2. See whales off Wales
3. Go to a night at the Proms at the Albert Hall
4. Visit Giant’s Causeway
5. Have a picnic at an open air concert
6. Go up in the London Eye

7. Travel Scotland’s West Coast by rail
8. Watch a Shakespeare play in Stratford-upon-Avon
9. Dine in a Gordon Ramsay restaurant

10. Go to a British Grand Prix
11. See inside the Houses of Parliament
12. Get the Ffestiniog railway in Snowdonia
13. Go to Glastonbury festival

14. Hold the FA Cup in your hands
15. Take in the view from the top of the Shard
16. Be at Stonehenge on longest day of the year
17. See the Trooping the Colour
18. Go to a cricket test match

19. Visit ‘The Prisoner’ village in Portmeirion, Wales
20. Have tea at Betty’s tearooms, Harrogate
21. See a traditional Christmas pantomime
22. Watch a British player at Wimbledon
23. Do a ‘Wainwright’ walk in the Lake District
24. Drive round Brands Hatch motor racing circuit in Kent
25. Visit a whisky distillery
26. Go to a Six Nations rugby match
27. Go on a Jack the Ripper guided walk in London’s East End
28. Have a pint in the Rovers Return, the fictional pub in ITV’s Coronation Street

29. See Lake Windermere by boat
30. Go on a historic London pub tour
31. Experience the Notting Hill Carnival
32. Try a deep fried Mars Bar

33. See the fireball ceremony at Stonehaven, Scotland, on New Year’s Eve
34. Sail round the Isle of Wight
35. Attend the Grand National, Guineas and Gold Cup horse races
36. Go to a World Darts Final

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37. Take a selfie at both John O’Groats and Land’s End
38. Take a ferry across the Mersey
39. Climb Ben Nevis
40. See Tower Bridge raised

41. Visit Borough food market, London
42. Eat Haggis on Burns Night, in Scotland
43. See Morris Dancers at a country pub
44. See the Christmas Lights on Oxford Street
45. Be at a recording of X-Factor or Britain’s Got Talent
46. See Blackpool Illuminations
47. Watch a boxset of Only Fools and Horses

48. Watch the Boat Race
49. Attend first day of Harrods sale
50. Watch the London Marathon live

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Alan White is a news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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