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18 British Views To Make Your Jaw Drop

There are too many beautiful places on this fair isle that need your attention right away.

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1. Stonehenge, Wiltshire

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If Britain's awe-inspiring piece of prehistoric wonderment is not on your bucket list of places to see, you need to throw out your original list, make a new one, and put this in the number one spot.

Stonehenge is only a two-hour drive from London and a mere 60 minutes from Bath, so really, you have no excuses.

2. Glen Etive, Scottish Highlands

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This is possibly one of the best spots to take in the sheer magnificence of what the Scottish Highlands has to offer.

Travel along the A82 until you reach Glen Etive, park up, and recreate the iconic shot from Skyfall of James Bond and M taking in the view. You may get upstaged by the scenery, but that's the point.

3. York Minster, York

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You'll have to anchor yourself to something when you park up next to York Minster, because this cathedral will definitely blow you away.

4. White Cliffs of Dover, Kent

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Dramatic chalk cliffs, sparkling waters, and the charming South Foreland Lighthouse make these historic cliffs a picture-perfect spot if ever there was one.

5. Swallow Falls (Rhaeadr Ewynnol) , Conwy County

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This absolutely stunning collection of waterfalls in North Wales is often regarded as one of the most beautiful places in the entire United Kingdom – and we are not one to disagree.

6. Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol

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The best time to visit this marvel of engineering is during the – wait for it – INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FIESTA. Yep, a hot air balloon festival exists, and it is marvellous.

Drive across the bridge, take in all of the wonder, turn around at the other end, drive back, and repeat.

7. Ben Nevis, Scottish Highlands

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This glorious mountain is the highest peak in the entire British Isles and is actually an ancient volcano, making it much more interesting than boring old Mount Everest.

At only 90 minutes from Inverness or just over two hours from Glasgow, there is no reason not to conquer this mountain all in one day.

8. Giant's Causeway, County Antrim

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The Giant's Causeway is magnificent, mysterious and downright mind-blowing.

Scientists believe that this geological formation resulted from successive flows of lava cooling once coming into contact with with the sea, but we like to believe that it was actually a giant's stomping ground. Seems like the most logical explanation.

9. Notting Hill, London

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Come rain or sunshine, the beautiful and colourful houses lining the streets of West London will always brighten up your day – and that's a fact.

Drive through the streets and soak up the colourful atmosphere.

10. Durdle Door, Dorset

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Do you have a liking for stunning, natural limestone arches? Of course you do – who doesn't? Well, Durdle Door is without a doubt the crème de la crème of stunning, natural limestone arches, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

11. Bridge of Sighs, Oxford

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No, this isn't Venice, but doesn't Hertford College's bridge bear a striking resemblance to its Italian counterpart?

12. Parliament Hill, London

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No need to splash out on an expensive lift ride to the top of a skyscraper. Hampstead Heath offers the best panoramic views of London absolutely free of charge. Plus, which fancy skyscraper provides delightfully chilly ponds for you to jump in after enjoying the view? None of them. So they lose.

14. Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh

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Sunsets in Edinburgh are so beautiful, you may find yourself shedding a teeny-weeny tear. Hike up to the top of Arthur's Seat, sit, watch, appreciate, and feel all of the feels.

16. Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye

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Cascading waterfalls and crystal clear lagoons make these magical pools a wonderful place for wild swimming.

The pools are pretty chilly – and by that, we mean freezing cold – so if you consider yourself a bit of a daredevil, a visit to the Isle of Skye is definitely worth the drive.

17. Titanic Belfast, Belfast

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Built atop the old shipyard that constructed the legendary cruise ship, the museum is worth a visit to just admire the building itself. The exhibitions inside are an extra perk.

18. The Serpentine, London

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Tranquility in the heart of the city is a rare phenomenon, but one that Hyde Park is willing to share with you.

The United Kingdom has more than a few places to explore, enjoy, and experience. Wherever you go, every road is fun with the Toyota AYGO.

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