Famous British Landmarks - 61 Landmarks in Britain to See Story

By Lauren Kendrick

Introduction

Famous British Landmarks - 61 Landmarks in Britain to See Story

Explore landmarks in Britain with this famous British landmarks list covering England, Wales, and Scotland...

Landmark 1

London Eye, London, England

Perhaps one of the most recognisable and famous landmarks in Britain is the London Eye...

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Landmark 2

Big Ben, London, England

Situated near the River Thames, Big Ben stands to the north of Westminster Palace. It...

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Landmark 3

Westminster Abbey, London, England

Westminster Abbey is a UNESCO World Heritage Site where royalty gathers for coronations and weddings...

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Landmark 4

Tower of London, London, England

This is a really famous landmark in London, known for being the 900-year-old fortress that...

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Landmark 5

Covent Garden, London, England

Covent Garden is a bustling shopping hub in London’s West End district. While it stretches...

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Landmark 6

Tower Bridge, London, England

Tower Bridge is a famous bridge in London with a distinct blue steel structure. This...

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Landmark 7

Buckingham Palace, London, England

Though some people may say it is a tourist trap, Buckingham Palace should definitely be...

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Landmark 8

St Paul's Cathedral, London, England

St Paul’s Cathedral is an instantly recognisable landmark that stands at the highest point of...

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Landmark 9

Natural History Museum, London, England

As one of the most famous museums in London, the National History Museum has many...

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Landmark 10

Battersea Power Station, London, England

Located on the banks of the Thames, Battersea Power Station is another of the famous...

Landmark 11

Brighton Palace Pier, Brighton, England

Brighton is a wonderful coastal city that attracts many visitors because of its colourful shopfronts...

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Landmark 12

Seven Sisters Cliffs, Sussex, England

The Seven Sisters are a collection of chalk cliffs located on the coastline in Sussex...

Landmark 13

Windsor Castle, Windsor, England

Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world. Whilst the Queen...

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Landmark 14

Blackpool Tower, Blackpool, England

A trip to Blackpool is a quintessential British holiday, and the Blackpool Tower is a...

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Landmark 15

Angel of the North, Gateshead, England

The Angel of the North is an unusual contemporary sculpture by the famous architect Sir...

Landmark 16

Warwick Castle, Warwick, England

A visit to Warwick Castle is one of the most exciting days out in Britain...

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Landmark 17

Jurassic Coast, Dorset, England

This is a beautifully diverse part of England that was added to UNESCO’s list in...

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Landmark 18

Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge is another famous landmark on the UNESCO list. Though it may appear to be...

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Landmark 19

Avebury Stone Circle, Avebury, England

One of the United Kingdom’s fascinating Neolithic landmarks is Avebury Stone Circle, located in Avebury...

Landmark 20

Lake District National Park, Cumbria, England

Lake District National Park is the largest national park in England and is home to...

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Landmark 21

Hadrian's Wall, Cumbria, England

Hadrian’s Wall is one of the most famous landmarks that the Roman’s built during their...

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Landmark 22

York Minster, York, England

As the second-largest Gothic cathedral in Northern Europe, York Minster is an impressive Cathedral that...

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Landmark 23

The Shambles, York, England

When you visit this old, cobbled street, you are transported back in time to fourteenth-century...

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Landmark 24

Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, England

Known for its folklore relating to Robin Hood, Sherwood Forest is a National Nature Reserve...

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Landmark 25

Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool, England

At Liverpool’s historic waterfront sits the Royal Albert Dock, which is still used by boats...

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Landmark 26

The Roman Baths, Bath, England

Do as the Roman’s do, and explore the Roman Baths that are the heart of...

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Landmark 27

Bath Abbey, Bath, England

Another place within Bath that illustrates the city’s important history is Bath Abbey. This is...

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Landmark 28

Land's End, Cornwall, England

Land’s End can be found at the very south of Cornwall, at the bottom of...

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Landmark 29

St Michael's Mount, Cornwall, England

St Michael’s Mount is a mini island separated from the Cornish coast by a stone...

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Landmark 30

Eden Project, Cornwall, England

The Eden Project is an unusual attraction based in a reclaimed china clay crater. The...

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Landmark 31

Shakespeare's Birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, England

Stratford-upon-Avon, commonly referred to as Stratford, is a country town in the county of Warwickshire...

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Landmark 32

The Cotswolds AONB, The Cotswolds, England

Similarly to the Lake District, it isn't easy to explore all that The Cotswolds offer...

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Landmark 33

Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, England

Canterbury Cathedral is a spectacular building steeped in over 1400 years of English history. It...

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Landmark 34

Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond, England

Founded in 1840 from an exotic garden, Kew Gardens is known worldwide for holding the...

Landmark 35

The Corpus Clock, Cambridge, England

One of the fascinating landmarks to see in the charming city of Cambridge is the...

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Landmark 36

Alice’s Shop, Oxford, England

Not only is Alice's Shop one of many famous landmarks in the United Kingdom, but...

Landmark 37

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, England

One of the lesser-known United Kingdom landmarks that's well worth seeing is Blenheim Palace. The...

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Landmark 38

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, Wales

First opened in 2004, with phase two being added in 2009, the Welsh Millennium Centre...

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Landmark 39

Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, Wales

Wales has a multitude of castles to visit, but Cardiff Castle in the centre of...

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Landmark 40

Caerphilly Castle, Caerphilly, Wales

Another beautiful castle in Wales is Caerphilly Castle. Gilbert de Clare built it in the...

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Landmark 41

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Wrexham, Wales

This stunning Aqueduct that crosses the River Dee became a World Heritage Site in 2009...

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Landmark 42

Portmeirion, Gwynedd, Wales

Sir Clough Williams-Ellis built this iconic tourist village between 1925 and 1975, and a charitable...

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Landmark 43

Snowdonia National Park, Gwynedd, Wales

Snowdonia National Park is an area of outstanding beauty that was established in 1951. Many...

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Landmark 44

Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, Pembrokeshire, Wales

The coastal path covers 186 miles of outstanding coastal landscape in the Pembrokeshire Coast National...

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Landmark 45

Swallow Falls, Betws-y-Coed, Wales

As they are such a stunning landmark, it's no wonder that Swallow Falls has been...

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Landmark 46

Conwy Castle, Conwy, Wales

This is a medieval fortress that overlooks the town of Conwy in North Wales. Built...

Landmark 47

St David’s Cathedral, St. David’s, Wales

St David’s Cathedral is a Romanesque-style Cathedral, famous for being attacked by Vikings and then...

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Landmark 48

Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon Beacons, Wales

Famous for its vast, green spaces, Brecon Beacon’s National Park showcases Wales gorgeous landscape. If...

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Landmark 49

Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Castle is the glorious beacon of the city. If you arrive in Edinburgh via...

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Landmark 50

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland

Marking one end of the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is the Queen’s official...

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Landmark 51

Dean Village, Edinburgh, Scotland

Dean Village in Edinburgh is a hidden village near the city centre that is exploding...

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Landmark 52

Forth Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland

Initially opened in 1890, Forth Bridge is a distinctive steel structure that currently holds the...

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Landmark 53

The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland

The Royal Mile is the road that stretches through the old town, between Edinburgh Castle...

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Landmark 54

Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh, Scotland

Holyrood Palace’s large Royal Park is located in the city centre of Scotland’s capital. For...

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Landmark 55

Glasgow Science Centre, Glasgow, Scotland

The Science Centre has sat on the south bank of the River Clyde in Glasgow...

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Landmark 56

Glencoe, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

Glencoe is a picturesque village in the Highlands featured in several films, such as James...

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Landmark 57

Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

Is the Loch Ness Monster real, or is it just a myth? If you take...

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Landmark 58

Ben Nevis, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

Near Fort William sits Ben Nevis, the tallest mountain in the UK. This mountain used...

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Landmark 59

Glenfinnan Viaduct, Glenfinnan, Scotland

Harry Potter fans will love this popular British landmark. The Glenfinnan Viaduct is the famous...

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Landmark 60

The Kelpies, Falkirk, Scotland

The Kelpies are famous for being the largest equine sculptures in the world. This pair...

Landmark 61

John O’ Groats, John O’Groats, Scotland

Taking its name from the Dutchman Jan de Groot, who was responsible for the ferry...

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