‘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.
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
Punting Tours (if possible), Scavenger Hunt, the Canterbury Tales exhibition.
Stonehenge & Woodhenge
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!
Oh that bridge…
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 Market, learn to say things in Welsh (just getting a gist of pronunciation if enough QwQ)
The Beatles Story, Mersey Tunnels, the Maritime Museum, the Slavery Museum, Old Docks
People’s History Museum, the Underground, Sales Water Park
Quidditch… Quidditch… Quidditch… And that library, too!
More punting/walking tours depending on weather
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
Old Town, Edinburgh Castle, the Elephant House
Glenfinnan Viaduct (of course), Loch Eil, Loch Shiel, anywhere else I can reach by bus or on foot – try to understand Scottish/Scottish English
Burns Cottage (and read To A Mouse even if it’s spring!)
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)
Hike with the goal of finding the Shivering Stone
Alnwick Castle, Alnwick Market if possible
Lindisfarne & Holy Island
St Mary’s Lighthouse, the Beach
Durham Castle, Durham University
Sheffield & Mam Tor
Sheffield University, Little John’s Grave (Hathersage), Peveril Castle (Castleton)