Everyone loves a good holiday at home or little trip away! But what are the best places to visit in England?
We are often left scratching our heads for new ideas when holidaying at home.
- Where are the best points of interest?
- Good places in winter?
- Best destinations to visit in summer?
- Best places to visit in UK with kids?
- Top places to visit in UK for couples?
We hear you!
Our experts answer all your questions below:
So we wanted to bring you the very best cities and places to holiday in England.
But we had a small problem!
Although we are passionate about lodge breaks across the UK. We would be naive to think we can know or can even research all the great places to visit and holiday in England and not miss a fair few amazing spots.
So in our search for the best places to visit in England we reached to all the leading UK travel bloggers. This is the exact question we asked them;
If you could only holiday in one place in England for the rest of time.
Where would that special place be?
We received 44 responses and boy, didn’t they give us some fantastic feedback...for that we thank them!
These top bloggers are very well traveled especially across the UK.
They know the places to visit in summer, winter, spring and autumn. When it comes to the United Kingdom destinations for a sneaky break or a mini holiday is their expertise.
If anybody was going to be able to share some special somewhat under the radar places then it was going to be this group.
Results For Top Destinations in England To Visit ( As Voted By 44 Experts)
#1 London - 8 votes
#2 The Lake District - 7 Votes
#3 Devon & Cornwall - 5 votes each
#4 The Cotswold's - 3 votes
They gave us some of the best destinations for couples, top places to visit with kids and much much more.
Select the opinion from your favourite travel expert and see what England points of interest they came up with.
Or make yourself a cup of coffee and get comfy!
Scrolling through some of these answers will not only show you some amazing cities for mini breaks to visit but also break down little snippets of what to do and where to go when you are there!
Read on to discover each experts chosen holiday destination and discover why they have picked that place. Most of the bloggers have really contributed well and have not only given their preferred holiday spot but all went into excellent detail of what to do and see when you visit.
So without any further rambling from me I give the top holiday places and cities in England
Responses listed in no particular order:
Gary Ardnt - "I'd probably pick a place on the Devon Coast"
Jessica and Laurence - "I'd choose London!"
Jessica and Laurence
Read more about Jessica and Laurence's choice "London Here"
Monica Stott - "I'd holiday would be the Isles of Scilly!"
Read more about Monica's choice "The Isles of Scilly"
Suze - "I'd choose the Cotswolds!"
Best Places To Go In England: (44 UK Travel Experts Give Their 1st Choice)
Ana - "South Devon has a very special place in my heart!"
Ana Silva O'Reilly
Read more about Ana's choice "South Devon"
Em Sheldon - "I'd say London as it never gets boring!"
Laurence Norah - "I'd go with the Lake District!"
Read more about Laurence's choice "The Lake District"
Sarah Hughes - "I would pick the county of Devon!"
Read more about Laurence's choice "Devon Here"
Beth & Gaz - "If we could only holiday in the UK in one place it would be Devon!"
Beth & Gaz
Read more about Beth and Gaz's choice "Devon Here"
Macca and Brianna - "I Love the old market villages of Suffolk!"
Macca Sherifi and Brianna Wiens
Read more about Macca and Brianna's choice "Suffolk Here"
Nichola West - "For me it would have to be Cornwall!"
Read more about Nichola's choice "Cornwall Here"
Angie Silver - "I totally fell in love with Cornwall!"
Read more about Angie's choice "Cornwall"
Heather Cowper - "St Mawes in Cornwall is one of my favourite!"
Read more about Heather's choice "St Mawes Here"
Victoria Welton - "It would have to be Polperro!"
Read more about Victoria's choice "Polperro"
Paul - "The Lake District without a shadow of doubt!"
Paul & Karen
Read more about Paul's choice "The Lake District Here"
Top Holiday Destinations in England: (The best UK bloggers have their say)
Natalie - "It would have to be the Cotswolds!"
Read more about Natalie's choice "Cotswolds"
Ting Dalton - "It would have to be Whitstable in Kent!"
Read more about Ting's choice "Whistable, Kent"
Chloe Gunning - "The place that became really special was Bantham!"
Read more about Chloe's choice "Bantham, South Devon"
Danielle - "I would say the Lake District!"
Read more about Danielle's choice "The Lake District"
Lucy Dodsworth - "I'd choose would be Dorset!"
Read more about Lucy's choice "Dorset Here"
Maria Belfort - "It would have to be St Agnes in Cornwall!"
Read more about Maria's choice "St Agnes, Cornwall"
Shell Robshaw-Bryan - "It's got to be the Lake District!"
Read more about Shell's choice "The Lake District"
Char Taylor - "The Lake District gets my vote!"
Read more about Char's choice "The Lake District"
Hannah - "I could quite happily holiday again and again in Norfolk!"
Read more about Hannah's choice "Norfolk Here"
Jenny Lowthrope - "The coastal towns of Whitby and Scarborough!"
Read more about Jenny's choice "North East England"
Some Of Top Holiday Spots in the UK (44 Top UK Bloggers Share Their #1 Destination)
Weekend Candy - "The Northumberland coast!"
Read more about Claire's choice "Northumberland"
Lisa Imogen Eldridge - "For me, London will never lose its magic!"
Lisa Imogen Eldridge
Read more about Lisa's choice "London Here"
Brenna Holeman - "It would be London!"
Read more about Brenna's choice "London"
Karen Bell - "The New Forest is our ultimate holiday location!"
Read more about Karen's choice "The New Forest"
Emma - "Bath, how I love thee!"
Read more about Emma's choice "Bath Here"
Savi and Vid - "Would have to be London!"
Savi and Vid
Read more about Savi and Vid's choice "London Here"
Karen Warren - "My choice would be the North York Moors!"
Read more about Karen's choice "The North York Moors"
Sam and Zab - "I would have to choose Bristol!"
Sam and Zab
Read more about Sam and Zab's choice "Bristol Here"
Emily Ray - "It would undoubtedly be Scarborough!"
Read more about Emily's choice "Scarborough"
Carly Morson - "I love Norfolk for it’s great beaches!"
Read more about Carly's choice "Norfolk Here"
Lucy ruthnum - "Norfolk is my favourite place in England!"
Read more about Lucy's choice "Norfolk Here"
Liz Stark - "Cornwall is my all time favourite!"
Read more about Liz's choice "Cornwall Here"
Catherine - "I'm going to have to say the Yorkshire Dales!"
Read more about Catherine's choice "Yorkshire Dales Here"
Jason Welsh - "London provides that sense of awe and excitement!"
Read more about Jason's choice "London Here"
The Doshis - "It would definitely be Cotswolds!"
Read more about Doshis' choice "Cotswolds Here"
Anca - "It would have to be London!"
Read more about Anca's choice "London Here"
Emma - "Either The Lake District or Cornwall!"
Adam Beaumont - "I would choose The Lake District!"
Read more about Adam's choice "The Lake District Here"
Keri and Emma - "My one place would have to be Brighton!"
Keri and Emma
Read more about Keri and Emma's choice "Brighton Here"
Looking for something further afield without a plane ride?
The people that have helped us compile this list are the experts. We trust their judgment.
You should too.
They have probably travelled to so many far off destinations, and yet, they still find our ‘old beautiful England’ alluring enough to holiday for the rest of their lives. How cool is that?
Feel free to ask us questions or leave comments
Above all, let us know about that one ‘best place’ that you visited and would go back over and over again for your holiday without getting tired or bored.
So there you have it, the best places to visit in England straight from the people in the know.
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