There is always something to see in England

According to a recent 'Visit England' survey, visits to attractions in England are increasing with The Tower of London remaining the most visited, followed by St Pauls Cathedral then Westminster Abbey.

Many of the most-visited paid for attractions are part of England's rich history and heritage, such as Stonehenge, Houses of Parliament & Big Ben, the Roman Baths and Tatton Park – however, wildlife parks and gardens also performed well.  

The British Museum is the most-visited free attraction in England with 6.7 million visitors a year, followed by the National Gallery, Natural History Museum and Tate Modern.

Across the country, the most visited free attractions regionally include Durham Cathedral, the National Railway Museum in York, the Museum of Liverpool and Bristol Museum and Art Gallery.

So on your next vacation to England here's a list of must do's for you to tick off…

Free attractions – the 20 most visited:

1. British Museum – London
2. National Gallery – London
3. Natural History Museum – London
4. Tate Modern – London
5. Brighton Pier – South East
6. Science Museum – London
7. Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington – London
8. National Portrait Gallery – London
9. Old Royal Naval College – London
10. British Library – London
11. National Maritime Museum – London
12. Tate Britain – London
13. Bristol Museum & Art Gallery – South West
14. National Railway Museum – Yorkshire & Humberside
15. mac Birmingham – West Midlands
16. Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery – Yorkshire & Humberside
17. Museum of Liverpool – North West
18. Ashmolean Museum – South East
19. Durham Cathedral – North East
20. World Museum Liverpool – North West

Paid attractions – the 20 most visited:

1. Tower of London – London
2. St Paul's Cathedral – London
3. Westminster Abbey – London
4. Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo – Yorkshire & Humberside
5. Chester Zoo – North West
6. Windermere Lake Cruises, Bowness – North West
7. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Gardens – London
8. ZSL London Zoo – London
9. Stonehenge – South West
10. Houses of Parliament and Big Ben – London
11. Royal Academy of Arts – London
12. Canterbury Cathedral – South East
13. Roman Baths – South West
14. RHS Garden Wisley – South East
15. Eden Project – South West
16. Tatton Park – North West
17. Royal Observatory Greenwich – London
18. Portsmouth Historic Dockyard – South East
19. Cadbury World – West Midlands
20. Chatsworth House – East Midlands


Picture credit: All photo's courtesy of Visit England.

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