18 Places You Won’t Actually Believe Are In Britain
BuzzFeed, because they’re great at stuff like this, have pulled together a list of beautiful British places that you would be forgiven for thinking that they’re in the tropics. Take a look, they really are very picturesque.
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
3. Portmeirion, Wales
4. Bidean nam Bian, Scotland
5. Isle of Staffa, Scotland
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
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.