One of the most historic cities in the north-west of England, there’s plenty to see and do in Carlisle. From historic castles and the famous Hadrian’s Wall to city centre shopping, there’s plenty to interest everyone.
Carlisle is also famous for its food and hosts the Carlisle Food Fair every August. But if you ever fancy escaping from the city, Carlisle is situated just north of the Lake District where you can explore quaint villages or get lost in nature.
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Sitting on the south coast of Wales, Newport is a historic cathedral and University City with a population of 145,700, according to the 2011 census.
As well as having dozens of cultural sights to see, including the Newport Museum, the summer Newport Festival and the Riverfront Arts Centre, people also head to Newport for the stunning coastline and the numerous activities it brings. Here you can try your hand at surfing and sailing, or just spend your time strolling along the miles of beach.
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With a population of 470,981 (according to the 2011 census), the city centre of Salisbury is the perfect blend of modern and historic, where you can be shopping in the market or one of the three shopping malls one moment, and then strolling down medieval streets the next.
Salisbury is also home to spectacular sights including the gothic Cathedral, the Magna Carta and the iconic Stonehenge lies just eight miles north.
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With a population of 205,100 (as of the 2011 census), Portsmouth is the United Kingdom’s only island city, located on Portsea Island. Its waterfront location makes it perfect for getting a bit of fresh seaside air.
Theatre and literature are two incredibly important parts of the city of Portsmouth, but if you fancy immersing yourself in history then you can always explore the historic dockyard or the Cumberland House Natural History Museum. If you’d rather have a break, then the city centre is the perfect blend of old and new architecture, and you can enjoy it with a spot of shopping.
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Situated on the east coast of Scotland, the city of Dundee boasts vast expanses of beaches coupled with a beautiful blend of cosmopolitan city and wonderful nature.
There’s certainly plenty to enjoy in Dundee; the city often promoted as ‘One City, Many Discoveries’. £1 billion was set aside in 2001 as part of a major regeneration project aimed at injecting culture and vibrancy back into the city. One of the programs involves the Dundee Victoria and Albert Museum, opening in 2018, which will focus on architecture, photography, graphic arts and fashion.
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One of the smallest cities in Wales, Bangor is also one of the liveliest. There’s so much to see from Penrhyn Castle to the Greenwood Forest Park to the beautiful coastlines that are just a short walk from the city centre.
The historic cathedral in the heart of the city has ancient roots that can be traced all the way back to the 6th Century. If you want to take a break from exploring culture and nature, you can instead wander down what’s thought to be the longest high street in Wales for a spot of retail therapy.
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Canterbury is a beautiful cathedral city that lies on the Great Stour River. Due to its history and incredible architecture, it is consistently one of the most visited cities in the whole country.
There’s so much to do on a day out in Canterbury, from taking in the stunning coastline and beaches to exploring the hidden gems of the city including the Canterbury Cathedral. And once you’ve finished immersing yourself in the local culture, you can head to Whitstable, Herne Bay or the city centre to enjoy some shopping and great food.
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Situated on the north-east coast of Scotland, Inverness was found to be the happiest place to live in the country according to a survey in 2015. Not only home to the legend of the Loch Ness Monster, Inverness houses the historic St Andrew’s Cathedral as well as Inverness Castle, both excellent places to visit.
Once you’ve finished exploring the city’s landmarks, venture towards the centre and you will find an array of high street shops to explore, as well as a number of great places to grab a drink or bite to eat in between.
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