Top 10 Natural Wonders of Great Britain

Posted on 05. May, 2010 by in Destinations, Europe Travel, United Kingdom

Jurassic Coast

1. Jurassic Coast, Dorset, England

Because it’s just so outstandingly beautiful and old - 185 millions years, to be exact. Nothing quite compares to that.

2. Fingal’s Cave, Inner Hebrides, Scotland

Because it’s intriguing. Remote. And kind of creepy.

3. Dover Cliffs, Kent, England

Because it is quite unique and because it’s visible from France.

White Cliffs of Dover

4. Loch Ness, Highlands, Scotland

Because it’s a milestone. And Nessie has yet to be found. Maybe you will?

5. Ben Nevis, Highlands, Scotland

Because no mountains come even close to beat this Highlands jewel.

6. Isle of Wight, England

Because of its accessibility and its quaintness.

7. Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh, Scotland

Because it’s a great hiking activity and because of the view on top - the sea, the city, the country, all at once.

Arthur's Seat

8. Shropshire Hills, Shropshire, England

Because it’s such a picturesque and authentic landscape of England.

9. Dan Yr Ogof, Powys,Wales

Because it is a mysterious attraction in a beautiful national park setting.

10. Lake District, Cumbria, England

Because it’s a classic retreat destination, even for Britons. And because of all the stories!

Lake District


Do you guys agree with this list? Would you change anything? What are your favorite wonders?

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3 Responses to “Top 10 Natural Wonders of Great Britain”

  1. Veronique

    16. Jan, 2011

    I have to add Dunnotar Castle in Scotland, all alone up there on a green hill…

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  2. Lauren

    30. Jan, 2011

    Got to add the Cornish coast!

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  3. The Blighty Traveller

    20. Feb, 2011

    Great to see the Shropshire Hills included. I grew up in Shropshire and love going back to spend weekends there with family. A beautiful place for walking.

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