United Kingdom: Outside of London                              

Bath

Romans turned these hot springs into public baths about 1,800 years ago.

 

Stonehenge

Prehistoric ruins made up of 162 stone blocks. They were arranged here about 4,000 years ago (photo).

 

Liverpool

Seaport town now famous because is the home of the Beatles, a rock group. Beatles’ Magical History Tour takes you to key places in their lives.

 

York

Ancient city built as the headquarters for the Roman army. Original streets were buried under present-day York. Archaeologists have excavated many ruins for the public to tour.

 

The Horse on the Hill

Located on a low hill in Wiltshire is the figure of a giant horse 374 feet long. Ancient people carved it into the chalk (through the topsoil).

 

Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew

Near London, Kew Gardens collects as many as possible of the world’s rare plants and trees (photo).

 
St. Michael’s Mount, Cornwall

During low tide, you can walk out to the island and see the castle.

 

Wookey Hole Caves, Somerset

Stone Age people once inhabited these deep caves.

 

New Forest

Former royal hunting forest. Now home to the famous New Forest ponies.

 

Cotswold Farm Park

Farm with rare breeds of farm animals.

 

Forest of Dean

Mysterious forest is criss-crossed by paths. Also has castles and an abbey.

 

Hadrian’s Wall

Remains of the 73-mile long Roman frontier wall and forts, as well as museums (photo).