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    18 Places In The UK That Straight Up Belong In A Fairytale

    For when you need to escape IRL to something that feels a bit more like a storybook.

    We're still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, so before travelling please check the local guidance relevant to your destination.

    And when you get there be mindful of locals, keep to social distancing rules, and pick up and dispose of your litter!

    1. Rye, East Sussex, England

    Cobbled streets with houses either side on a sunny but cloudy day

    2. Castle Combe, Wiltshire, England

    A bridge covers the Bybrook river in the village of Castle Combe in Wiltshire

    3. Hope Cove, Devon, England

    A group of cottages with thatched roofs in Hope Cove, Devon

    4. Lacock, Wiltshire, England

    A traditional 15th century inn in Lacock, Wiltshire

    5. Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland

    A view across Edinburgh from Calton Hill at dusk

    6. Cushendun, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

    A view across a beach towards the coast road in Cushendun, Northern Ireland on a grey day

    7. Bamburgh, Northumberland, England

    A pink and gold sunset view across Bamburgh castle and the beach in Northumberland

    8. Boscastle, Cornwall, England

    A view from above over the stone houses of the village as it sits in a valley with a river running through

    9. Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, England

    A view of the village's stone houses from over the River Windrush on a sunny and clear day

    10. Conwy, Conwy County Borough, Wales

    The habour with sailing boats and the castle in Conwy on a grey and cloudy day

    11. Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland

    The bay of Portree with the village's colourful houses sat on the coast road

    12. Llanddwyn Island, Anglesey, Wales

    The lighthouse sits on a small hill on the island

    13. Staithes, North Yorkshire, England

    A small fishing boat is on the river in Staithes with the houses either side. You can see the beach and the sea in the distance

    14. Portmeirion, Gwynedd, Wales

    Looking up on the bell tower in the village with a sunny sky behind

    15. Keswick, Cumbria, England

    A view across the town of Keswick from above with the snow-capped mountains in the background

    16. Plockton, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

    The small village of Plockton is in the forefront, with the Lock Carron behind as well as some tree covered mountains

    17. Porthcurno, Cornwall, England

    The outside theatre made from stone is perched on a cliff – you can see the cliffs of Cornwall in the background with the sea below

    18. Lynton and Lynmouth, Devon, England

    A bridge covers a river while houses sit among the greenery of the hilly scene