Below is a list of the Top England
Attractions with Websites, Images and
Reviews, such as Stonehenge , Sutton Hoo
, HMS Victory , SS Great Britain and
Click on Post-Codes for Maps,
Directions and Reviews.
The Accommodation links are set for
Hotels, can be changed to B&B or Self
built 2500 BC, 85 miles southwest of
London. Stonehenge is one of the most
known prehistoric monuments in the world.
The surrounding area also contains many
Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments, and
burial mounds. Many people that visit
Stonehenge also visit Salisbury
Cathedral that is situated 10 miles
south of Stonehenge. Crop Circles are
normally in abundance in the area
throughout the summer. Entry about
£17 per adult. Phone number 0870 333
SP4 7DE .
700s, 89 mls northeast of London by
Woodbridge. Set in a 255-acre estate, is
one of the top archaeological discoveries
ever. You can stroll around the ancient
burial mounds and learn the story of the
ship burial of an Anglo-Saxon king, and
see his priceless possessions. Entry
about £9 per adult. Phone number
01394 389 700.
built 1760s, in Portsmouth south of
England. HMS Victory launched in 1765,
was Lord Nelson's flagship at the Battle
of Trafalgar. This is the oldest naval
ship still in commission, now used as a
museum in a dry dock. The museum also
allows visits to HMS Warrior
Museum of the Royal Navy, the
Museum and Harbour Tours. Tickets
about £28 per adult. Phone number
023 9283 9766.
PO1 3NH .
Britain 1840s, in Bristol 120
miles west of London. Brunel's SS Great
Britain was the top ship in service when
completed in 1845. The ship was operated
between Bristol and New York. The museum
gives information on how this ship helped
change the world , and shows what life
was like for the Victorian passengers and
crew. Entry about £17 per adult.
Phone number 0117 926 0680.
BS1 6TY .
Imperial War Museum,
Duxford 52 miles north of London.
The Imperial War Museum at Duxford is the
largest aircraft museum in the UK.
Displayed are about 200 aircraft, as well
as war vehicles and machinery. The museum
has aircraft such as the Eurofighter
Typhoon, Concorde, English Electric
Lightning, TSR-2, Lockheed SR-71
Blackbird, Second World War aircraft, and
First World War aircraft. Entry about
£17 per adult. Phone number 01223
built 1990s-2001, in Cornwall southwest
coast. The Eden Project is claimed to be
the world's largest greenhouse, with
thousands of plants from around the
world. The full area was opened to the
public in March 2001. Entry about
£27 per adult. Phone number 01726
built from 122, in the north of England.
Hadrian's Wall was built for Emperor
Hadrian. The wall was built from the year
122, after the Romans had a few
unsuccessful attempts to conquer
Scotland. The wall was built to help keep
the Scots from plundering northern
England. The wall stretches across
northern England, about 70 miles across,
with 16 forts. A National Trail footpath,
opened in 2003, follows the wall from
Wallsend, by Newcastle in the east, to
Bowness-on-Solway in the west. . Phone
number 0870 333 1181.
White Horse Hill - Uffington built
1400 - 600 BC
79 miles west of London. The White Horse
can be seen for miles away in a clear
day, looking like it is leaping across
the valley. White Horse Hill and the area
around, also contains ancient remains.
Phone number 0370 333 1181.
Postcode SN7 7QJ .
22 miles northeast of Plymouth,
southwest. Buckfast Abbey was founded in
1018 by Earl Aylward, when England was
ruled by King Cnut. The upkeep of the
abbey was helped by fishing and the sale
of sheep & wool. Buckfast Abbey
became famous throughout the world, when
it began producing the strong Buckfast
Tonic Wine in the 1890s. Phone number
01364 645 500.
Longleat House &
Safari Park from 1567. 108 miles
west of London, Longleat is the home of
the Marquesses of Bath, situated in the
county of Somerset. This Elizabethan
country house, has a maze, parkland, and
safari park. The Safari Park opened in
1966, becoming the first drive through
safari park in Europe. The house can also
be visited. Standard adult price for the
park about £18. Phone number 01985
Woburn Abbey &
Safari Park built from 1145.
Situated 45 miles north of London, Woburn
Abbey was built as a Cistercian abbey in
1145. After King Henry VIII of England
adopted Protestantism, and began ending
the use of Catholic churches, he awarded
this land to John Russell, the 1st Earl
of Bedford, in 1547. Much of what can be
seen today is from rebuilding work in
1744. Entry to the Gardens & Deer
Park about £8 per adult, Abbey and
Gardens about £17 per adult, Safari
Park about £25 per adult. Phone
number 01525 290 333.
West Midland Safari
and Leisure Park. 20 miles south
west of Birmingham, The West Midland
Safari and Leisure Park opened in 1973,
situated about 2 miles west of
Kidderminster. The safari has around 600
animals from around the world. The park
was built on the grounds of Spring Grove
House, that can be visited. Entry
about £25 per adult. Phone number 01299
Alton Towers Theme
Park 15 miles east of
Stoke-on-Trent. In central England, Alton
Towers is claimed to be the most visited
theme park in the UK. It is situated
under 2 miles north of the village of
Alton in Staffordshire. The park was
built on the grounds of a ruined gothic
style mansion house named Alton Towers.
The estate was the seat of the Earls of
Shrewsbury. The resort also includes two
hotels; The Alton Towers
Hotel and Splash
Landings Hotel. Ticket
Prices. Phone number 0871 222
Thorpe Park Theme
Park 25 miles southwest of London.
Thorpe Park is a theme park situated in
Surrey, that opened in 1979. Thorpe Park
is now claimed to be one of the largest
Theme Parks in the UK, with rides such as
the Slammer, SAW - The Ride, and Tidal
Wave. Price about £30 per day adult.
Phone number 0871 663 1673.