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 by Amesbury.
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
£20 per adult. Phone number 0870 333
SP4 7DE .
700s, 89 miles 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 £14 per
adult. Phone number 01394 389 700.
1840s, in Bristol
120 miles west of London. Brunel's SS
Great Britain was the top ship in service
when completed in 1845, 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 £18 per adult.
Phone number 0117 926 0680. Large
BS1 6TY .
Imperial War Museum,
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
£23 per adult. Phone number 02070
913 067. Large
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
£35 per adult. Phone number 01726
811 911. Large
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 by Carlisle in the
White Horse Hill -
Built 1400 - 600 BC, 79 miles west of
London by Oxford. 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.
Free Entry. Phone number 01793 762 209.
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. Free Entry.
Phone number 01364 645 500. Large
Longleat House &
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
£35. Phone number 01985 844 400.
Woburn Abbey &
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 £10 per adult, Abbey and
Gardens about £20 per adult, Safari
Park about £28 per adult. Phone
number 01525 290 333. Large
West Midland Safari
and Leisure Park
20 miles southwest 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 th grounds of
House, that can be visited. Entry
about £25 per adult. Phone number 01299
402 114. Large
Alton Towers Theme
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 01538 704 096.
Thorpe Park Theme
25 miles southwest of London centre. 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 £35 per day adult. Phone
number 01932 577 131. Large