Travelling alone can seem daunting, but it actually has many benefits. You can do whatever you want, whenever you want. Below, Live Enhanced explore the top 10 UK destinations for solo travellers.
Norfolk has it all. You can visit Norwich if you feel like seeing an arty, colourful and vibrant city. Or you can head to the coast and enjoy nature as you settle into a picturesque seaside haunt such as Great Yarmouth.
The Lake District is truly beautiful. From its rolling hills to its deep blue lakes around the Coniston Loop, there are always plenty of activities for you to get up to around here.
Bristol is another excellent destination for solo travel. This is an incredibly vibrant, edgy city with plenty of street art to explore and lots to see. You can visit the world-famous Clifton suspension bridge at sunset for gorgeous views of the Avon gorge. Or you can head to Bristol Zoo or the Watershed for an independent film. Just book train tickets to Bristol and you can avoid any driving hassle too.
The Cotswolds covers 800 square km around Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire and Worcestershire. With golden stone houses and dreamy green hills, this is the quintessential English area to visit.
Bath combines beautiful architecture with sweeping countryside panoramas. When you visit you can take a look around Victoria Park, cruise down the River Avon or visit Holburne Museum.
If you want to get away from everything by yourself, then Cornwall could be an excellent choice. This remote area in the south of England is defined by a rugged, picturesque landscape with dramatic cliffs. Plus, there are all sorts of quaint little towns and villages for you to settle into.
Edinburgh is a must if you’re visiting Scotland. This is one of the prettiest cities you’ll see. With Arthur’s Seat dominating in the background and Edinburgh Castle imposing itself on the centre, this is a breath-taking place to be.
Brighton is a lovely, vibrant getaway near London. You can take in the serene view or the city’s art, before sampling the city’s famed dining culture.
Dublin is Ireland’s beautiful capital. St Patrick’s Cathedral is a must-see, while you should also take the time to try out cliffside walks and enjoy the local independent eateries and bars.
Isle of Skye
The Isle of Skye is as remote as it gets in the UK. This rugged Scottish island is perfect if you fancy an adventurous and active trip.
If you feel like enjoying some time to yourself, pick any of the destinations above and enjoy your ideal solo travel getaway.