15 Amazing Sites that Make the United Kingdom, A True Kingdom

Ah, The United Kingdom, and a kingdom it is. Most people think rainy, wet, not so fun but we beg to differ here at Agape Voyage. This is our list of possibly the most impressive sites that the UK has to offer. We couldn’t stop at 10 like we usually do and the list could seriously go on much further. But before we ramble on and on, just take a look for yourself.

1. The Isle Of Skye, Scotland

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Source: thousandwonders.net

The Isle Of Skye lies on the west coast of Scotland and oh my, is it beautiful. With a mountainous  backdrop, stunning sea lochs and an an array of wildlife this definitely makes our list for amazing UK sites. If you get the opportunity to travel to this part of the UK, do yourself a favor and explore this  beautiful landscape.

2. Fingals Cave, Scotland

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Source: beautifulplacestovisit.com

A creepy abandoned cave with turquoise waters and a crude walkway for exploring inside? YES PLEASE! The Fingals Cave is a 227 foot cavern on the uninhabited island of Staffa in the inner Hebrides of Scotland. A gorgeous cavern with a stunning landscape consisting of fractured columns that serve as a walkway for exploring deep inside the cave. This is the type of place that excites all the senses at once and the main reason why it made our list.

3. Haworth Village of West Yorkshire, England

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A beautiful historic village that will make you feel like you are back in the 1800’s. Fully lined with brick paves and an old town feel, you can’t help but enjoy all the sights and smells of the restaurants as you explore this little village. This small town packs a BIG punch and makes our list of favorite UK sites.

4. Bodiam Castle, England

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Source: raspberrypi.org

Built in 1385 and located near Robertsbridge in East Sussex, England, the 14th century Bodiam Castle is one of Britain’s most picturesque and romantic ancient monuments. Let your imagination run wild as you explore this impressive site that served as a protective force against the enemies. The windows here have seen many arrows and the tower was once a look-out spot for royal knights. Incredibly beautiful and historical and here at Agape we love anything that has to do with royalty and feeling like a QUEEN – or King for that matter, and the reason it made our list of one of the best places in the UK.

5. Gilmerton Cove, Scotland

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Source: rigorousintuition.ca

Gilmerton Cove is located in Edinburgh Scotland and it’s an incredible mystery! The cove consists of a series of underground chambers and passageways created from the bedrock sandstone and has been an archaeological mystery for over 300 years. The Cove has interesting features such as a well, a fireplace, a blacksmiths forge and two back filled tunnels just waiting to be explored. But nobody knows where and what these items were used for? Be the investigator and determine for yourself. Edinburgh also features underground vaults which are featured in our Abandoned Places article. This town offers a ton of mystery for the adventurous lovers – we suggest definitely bringing a partner down to these caves.

7. The Wales Coast Path

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Source: sharewales.com

The Welsh coastline is made for walking and it is the world’s first uninterrupted route along a national coast! The pathway makes up 870 miles of coastline ready to be explored showing off the countries beaches, castles, cliff sides and much more. A walk that shows you more than just a gym wall? Not a big fan of exercising here at Agape – but exploring – ahhhh yes and its kinda like killing two birds with one stone on this amazing Welsh pathway.

8.  Stonehenge, England

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A big obvious one. Located in Wiltshire, England, the Stonehenge has been a monumental mystery for thousands of years. Where did these stones come from and how did anyone get those stones arranged that way? NOBODY, can go to England and NOT see Stonehenge.

9. Englands Chalk Cliffs of Dover

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Ok, another beach you say? Ahhhh, but you never seen one like this before. Beachy Heaad has the highest chalk sea cliff in the UK that stand at 530 feet! The chalk of the cliffs was formed over a 30 million year period when the whole area was under sea.

10. Durdle Door, England

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Source: london-to-durdle-door.co.uk

Here at Agape we think the beach is literally the best places in the world to come sit down and relax, explore and find yourself and this England beach is perfect for all of that. Durdle Door is a natural limestone arch formed by erosion of the sea on the Jurassic Coast near Lulworth in Dorset, England. A Truly unique beach with interesting feature like fossils that can be seen in the magnificent limestone that makes up this arch. Come see for yourself.

11. Mealt Falls On The Isle Of Skye

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Source: catswhiskerstours.com

A 55m waterfall that prominently plunges from the sea cliffs right into the Sound of Raasay. We love waterfalls here at Agape Voyage – big fans – and the reason why it made the list. Check out some of our other collections of amazing waterfalls such as the ones in California. 

12. The Dark Hedges in Ireland

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Source: best-posts.com

Planted in the 18th-century this intertwined beech trees are referred to as “The Dark Hedges” and are one of the most photographed natural phenomena in Northern Ireland! The road is reputedly haunted by a spectral ‘Grey Lady’ who appears at dusk among the trees. She silently glides along the roadside and disappears as she passes the last tree. creepy, dark and majestic – all the reasons it made our list.

13. Porthcurno Bay and Logan Rock Headland, England

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The cliffs and coastline around Porthcurno is some of the most visually stunning in the United Kingdom. Surrounded by the beautiful waters of the Celtic Sea, gorgeous white sand and the high cliffs that provide perfect shelter from the scorching sun, this is an ideal beach. One of the most beautiful bays in the world and the reason it made our list.

14.  St Nectan’s Glen Waterfalls, Cornwall

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Source: britainexpress.com

Another waterfall, yes, but look how cool it is! The current basin is estimated to be around 12 feet (3.7 m) deep, and the water emerges through a natural rock arch to drop a further 10 feet (3.0 m) to a wide shallow pool.

15. Cliffs of Moher

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We love impressive cliffs overlooking the amazing ocean here at Agape and it’s no surprise that this site made our list. Its amazing to be just a small part of something so infinitely HUGE such as the Moher Cliffs. The Cliffs of Moher are located at the southwestern edge of the Burren region in County Clare, Ireland. The cliffs rank amongst the top visited tourist sites in Ireland and we can understand why. This place is beautiful.

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