5 of the Best UK Destinations for Nature and Outdoor Lovers
Brecon Beacons, South Wales
This breathtaking, literally and figuratively, mountain range features rugged terrains and stunning views of gorges, waterfalls, and valleys. It is also home to the Brecon Beacons National Park. Outdoor enthusiasts will find a wide array of activities and attractions that include the Cantref Farm, Castell Carreg Cennen, Dan yr Ogof cave system, Llanthony Priory, The Big Pit, and more.
The rugged and stunning landscapes of Dartmoor provide an enchanting backdrop to delightful meanderings. This vast moorland is rich in natural beauty. Take a walk or a hike to see waterfalls, farms, reservoirs, and gardens among many other sights. Other top attractions include the Becky Falls, Bellever Forest, Brent Tor, Buckfast Abbey, Canonteign Falls, Dartmoor Zoological Park, Hill House Nursery, Meldon Viaduct, Pennywell Farm, The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, and War Horse Valley among many others.
Jurassic Coast, Dorset and South Devon
Roughly 95 miles of beautiful coastline encompasses the Jurassic Coast. The place is brimming with millions of years of history and dramatic views. Must-see sights include Abbotsbury Swannery, Axmouth to Lyme Regis Undercliffs National Nature Reserve, Beer Caves, Charmouth, Chesil Beach and Fleet Lagoon, Durlston Head, the Fossil Forest, Golden Cap, The Isle of Portland, Lulworth Cove, and Lyme Regis.
Lake District is a popular outdoor destination in the UK attracting millions of visitors every year. It is teeming with natural attractions and has a wide array of outdoor recreational activities to choose from.
Orkney Islands is a great place for birdwatching. Different species of birds make for an awe-inspiring and colorful sight. Its surrounding waters is also teeming with marine life perfect for whale watching and other sightings of aquatic wildlife.