If you’re frantically thinking about how to make the most of the last, lingering days of summer, but don’t want to jet off to foreign shores, then there’s plenty our beloved Britain has to offer.
Cornwall, the Lake District, Devon and the Scottish Highlands – as well as Ireland, across the water – are still our best-loved timeshare destinations in the UK. While this summer may not have won any record prizes, there’s still time for an Indian one – cross everything!
So whether you’ve just got back from your summer break but still fancy a long weekend somewhere, or you haven’t managed to get away yet but don’t want to go abroad, earmark this list of Britain’s most amazing 21st Century landmarks.
From the giant eco domes at The Eden Project in Cornwall where you can learn about flora and fauna from all over the world, to London’s most exhilarating sightseeing attraction, The London Eye, there’s so much to see this autumn…the big question is, which would you pick first?
From cherished landmarks to majestic castles, here are 21 iconic landmarks that really define 21st century Britain.
Make these a must-see now…
1) The Eden Project, Cornwall
2) Angel of the North, Gateshead
3) Coventry Cathedral
4) The London Eye
5) De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea
6) St Pauls Cathedral, London
7) Lincoln Cathedral
8) Selfridges, Birmingham
9) Albert Dock, Liverpool
10) Tate Modern, London
11) Chatsworth, Derbyshire
12) Millennium Bridge, London
13) Lovell Telescope, Jodrell Bank, Cheshire
14) Whitechapel Gallery, London
15) Turner Contemporary, Margate
16) Grizedale Forest Sculptures, Cumbria
17) Singing, Ringing Tree, Burnley
18) Blackpool Tower
19) Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
20) Edinburgh Castle
21) Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland