Finding the ‘best touring destinations’ or exploring the top tourist destinations’ is everyone’s approach planning for a family holiday tour. Going to well-known travel destinations is a traditional practice because of the easy availability of all the facilities that tourists need. When you share your experience of touring a well-known travel destination, you get responses like- we too had been there. Also, you will find the crowd at all the tourist attractions as you find in your city itself. If you want to add new flavor to this low-cost holiday tour, consider visiting an offbeat tourist destination. The twist to traditional traveling enhances your pleasure to make the tour experiences more memorable and sharable. Here, I list seven less explored offbeat tourist destinations in the UK that wouldn’t pinch your pocket much.
Following Tourist Destinations in the UK You Should Essentially Consider:
1. Teesdale: Barnard Castle in Teesdale looks alike Alnwick as you see in many films of Harry Potter. It is lovely. The 12th century Barnard Castle 1was built by Bernard de Balliol and later developed by the Beauchamp family before passing it Richard III. Experience being in the 12th century, enjoy the sensory garden and mesmerizing views of the riverside location. Other attractions in Teesdale to keep you spellbound are Bowes Museum, High Force – England’s highest waterfall, Raby Castle, Hamsterley Forest, Eggleston Hall Gardens, etc.
2. Cornwall: Cornwall, enriched with its diverse culture, has a lot to offer to tourists. It is located in United Counties of Stormont, Glengarry, and Dundas in South West England. The top attractions in Cornwall to keep you spellbound are Tresco Abbey Garden, Skipper’s Cabin, Cornwall Film Festival, Fal River, Trelissick Gardens n sunsets in St Ives, etc.
3. The Jurassic Coast: It is an easy to approach tourist destination in Britain famous offering numbers of natural delights, museums, and gardens. It is a World Heritage Site on the English Channel coast in southern England. The towering cliffs along the coastline make you spellbound. A 3 days car drive tour is all that will take you away from the hustle and bustle of the city to rejuvenate everyone in the family.
4. Bristol: It straddles the River Avon in the southwest of England enjoying its unmatched glorious maritime history. The top tourist attractions in Bristol include Bristol Harbour, St. Mary Redcliffe, Bristol Cathedral, Brunel’s SS Great Britain, Llandoger Trow, Clifton Suspension Bridge n Blaise Castle House, etc. The best part of tourism in this city is that this city offers fantastic job opportunities also. Coming here to explore the high earning scope at the cost of cheap loans is also not a bad idea.
5. Brighton: It is located on the south coast of England, 47 miles south of London. The prime tourist attractions include Regency Houses, Lanes, and North Laine, Brighton Festival, Bluebell Railway, Brighton Toy and Model Museum, Veteran Car Run, etc. The city offers all that you would expect at a regular tourist destination. Brighton Veteran Car Run in November always comes in the limelight of media.
6. Glasgow: This port city is located on the River Clyde in Scotland’s western Lowlands. Glasgow Cathedral, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow School of Art, Necropolis and George Square, etc are the prime attractions to keep you engaged for 3-4 days. Important cultural events are Celtic Connections Music Festival and Gourock Highland Games.
7. Cotswolds: It is undoubtedly one of the best-photographed spots in the UK. It is located at an easy day drive trip in West of London wit proximity to Bath and Bristol. Here you will experience traditional rural English life. Its extensive trail network relieves you from all the stresses and worries when you rest in nature’ lap or enjoy horse riding and biking.
Are You Ready To Go On Off The Beat Tour? Preparation Tips:
Just the thought of going to off the beat tourist destination excites you. All the above mentioned less explored tour destinations are affordable even for the tight budget tourist but you have to make certain preparations:
• The UK’s weather has three seasons – Cold and Rainy (Dec-Feb); Cool with a mix of sun & rain (May to Oct); Hot & Sunny (Jun-Aug)
• Don’t neglect the need of travel-sized toiletries
• Plan properly if you are a tight budget or a financed tourist; you can tour even for £50 ($65) per day
• Take gadgets and clothing that you have used and felt relaxed
• Don’t forget to carry lightweight items like sun cream, sunglasses, insect repellent, anti-chafing cream for cycling, midge nets, etc
• Arrange sufficient funds in a bank account; if don’t have adequate funds, you may avail short-term borrowing facility also
Tourism in the UK is considered important because it contributes to large in the development of the British economy but it plays a significant role in our lives also. Tourism is an expensive affair but you can manage the cost like you manage the financial emergencies. Yes, tour budgeting is important like you plan for your financial goals.