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    18 Places You Won't Actually Believe Are In Britain

    From sand beaches to snowy peaks.

    1. Fairy Pools, Scotland

    These magical falls on the Isle of Skye are a bit remote but well worth the hike. More information here.

    2. Kynance Cove, England

    Who needs Hawaii when we've got Cornwall? More information here.

    3. Portmeirion, Wales

    This romantic village retreat on the Welsh coast is the perfect getaway. More information here.

    4. Bidean nam Bian, Scotland

    This captivating mountain range in Glen Coe is a hiker's paradise. More information here.

    5. Isle of Staffa, Scotland

    Staffa’s mindblowing basalt columns and caves are only improved by puffins. More information here.

    6. Wye Valley, Wales

    This official Area of Outstanding Beauty is exactly that. Blooming out around the river Wye, the valley woods and countryside are a peaceful and stunning place to visit. More information.

    7. Dunrobin Castle, Scotland

    Step into a fairy tale with a trip to Dunrobin, which dates back to the mid 19th century. More information here.

    8. Cheddar Gorge, England

    This gorgeous landscape in Somerset offers dramatic views and excellent hikes. More information here.

    9. Minack Theatre, England

    Tucked along the Cornish coast is this stunning open-air theatre. While it's younger than its ancient Greek influence, it's well worth a visit for the spectacular views and the regular live shows. More information here.

    10. Smoo Cave, Scotland

    Photos of Smoo Cave could easily be mistaken for scenes from the tropics, but actually you'll find it in Scotland! More information here.

    11. Looe, England

    This village in Cornwall is as picturesque as they come, and the water really is that blue. Plus the pasties are delicious. More information here.

    12. St Michael's Mount, England

    This dead ringer for Normandy's Mont St Michel is basically the castle from Beauty and the Beast IRL. More information here.

    13. Seilebost Beach, Scotland

    All that blue sky, sea foam, and white sand can be found in northern Scotland. More information here.

    14. Scafell Pike, England

    The landscape surround England's highest mountain is serene and severe at the same time. More information here.

    15. Logan Botanic Garden, Scotland

    This atmospheric tropical garden hidden away in Scotland will transport you to a holiday-state-of-mind instantly. More information here. More information here.

    16. Durdle Door, England

    Forget Croatia and head off to the Jurassic Coast instead, where you can check out stunning and ancient rock formations like this one. More information here.

    17. Dunnottar Castle, Scotland

    This coastal fortress is the perfect for breathtaking views and long walks on the beach. More information here.

    18. Isles of Scilly, England

    England's very own island paradise, the Isles of Scilly are an unmissable holiday spot. With gorgeous white sand beaches, stunning gardens, and plenty of nature walks, it's got everything you need. More information here.