Places to Visit & Things to Do

‘Lo folks! Just had the idea of posting the places I’d like to visit in UK so that I’ll be able to tempt myself into doing more work, so here we go~

Note that places of Newcastle are not included, for I’m still researching – I want to go as in-depth as possible.

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All the pinned places are my prospective destinations. I would also love to include Northern Ireland but I haven’t been able to put it into a trip or plan a separate trip there.

All pictures are from the internet because I’ve never been to the UK before. Now let the dream begin…

Trip 1 – London, West Country, North West, Wales, Canterbury – Preferred time: Dec 2016 – Jan 2017

Canterbury

 

Punting Tours (if possible), Scavenger Hunt, the Canterbury Tales exhibition.

Salisbury

Stonehenge & Woodhenge

St Austell

Eden & its Skywire!

Helston & Lizard Point

Mmmm I wonder if a picnic in Lizard Point would be a good idea…

Redruth & Hayle

Hayle Paradise Park – they’ve got lovely owls!

Newquay

 

Oh that bridge…

Bristol

And ferries, too!

Wye Valley & Forest of Dean

Read Tintern Abbey at Tintern Abbey, find that pond Harry jumped into the night of Boxing day, 1997.

Cardiff

Cardiff Market, learn to say things in Welsh (just getting a gist of pronunciation if enough QwQ)

Liverpool

The Beatles Story, Mersey Tunnels, the Maritime Museum, the Slavery Museum, Old Docks

Manchester

People’s History Museum, the Underground, Sales Water Park

Oxford

Quidditch… Quidditch… Quidditch… And that library, too!

Stratford

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Shakespeare’s Birthplace

Cambridge

More punting/walking tours depending on weather

London

Westminster Bridge/Abbey, the British Museum, Natural History Museum, River Thames, Downing St &Buckingham Palace (if allowed), Big Ben/Little Ben & Parliament, Hyde Park, St James Park, Churchill’s War Rooms, Greenwick, watch the Curse Child (June – yup I’ve got tickets! Whoo-hoo!)

Trip 2 – Scotland – Preferred Time: Mar/Apr 2017

Edinburgh

Old Town, Edinburgh Castle, the Elephant House

Fort William

Glenfinnan Viaduct (of course), Loch Eil, Loch Shiel, anywhere else I can reach by bus or on foot – try to understand Scottish/Scottish English

Alloway

Burns Cottage (and read To A Mouse even if it’s spring!)

Glasgow

City Council & University

Trip 3 – Northumberland National Park – Preferred Time: April 2017

Alwinton & Harbottle

Alwinton town, Harbottle Castle, Drake Stone & Drakestone Burn, Stargazing (Alwinton Car Park)

Bloodybush Edge

Hike with the goal of finding the Shivering Stone

Otterburn (Maybe)

 

Other Places

Alnwick

Alnwick Castle, Alnwick Market if possible

Lindisfarne

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Lindisfarne & Holy Island

Beadnell

Beadnell Bay

Bamburgh

Bamburgh Castle

Whitley Bay

St Mary’s Lighthouse, the Beach

Durham

Durham Castle, Durham University

Lake District

Possible hike-around

Sheffield & Mam Tor

Sheffield University, Little John’s Grave (Hathersage), Peveril Castle (Castleton)

 

 

 

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