Scenic streets in the UK

The Shambles in York fw190a8/Flickr

The Shambles in York ©fw190a8/Flickr

As the United Kingdom has a significant and very long history, it is obvious that the country is abundant in old historic landmarks, buildings, monuments and even streets. Some of the most scenic streets in the UK are characterized by the presence of Georgian townhouses, Victorian buildings, perhaps thatched cottages. These charming streets are absolutely worth visiting. Some of the most beautiful and most famous streets of the United Kingdom are the following: Fournier Street in London, the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, the Royal Crescent in Bath, the Shambles in York and Copse Hill Road in Lower Slaughter. I recommend you to visit as many of these as you can.

Fournier Street in London

Perhaps the most scenic street of the British capital city is Fournier Street located in the heart of London’s East End. Characterized by Georgian elegance, this scenic street was actually built to give home to the community of silk weavers, becoming the centre of this industry. Make a walking tour to explore the history of the area. You won’t regret it.

The Royal Mile in Edinburgh

The Royal Mile is Edinburgh’s most famous street, being actually a long thoroughfare of the city, running from Edinburgh Castle to the façade of Holyrood Palace. The majestic Royal Mile is famous for its historic buildings and whisky shops. One of the highlights of the street is St. Giles’ Cathedral. The wonderful street is absolutely a worth exploring area of Edinburgh. You shouldn’t miss it.

The Royal Mile in Edinburgh maxcosworth/Flickr

The Royal Mile in Edinburgh ©maxcosworth/Flickr

The Royal Crescent in Bath

Being one of the most important symbols of Bath, the amazing sandstone crescent presents refined elegance. The Circus built along it during the 18th century is considered to be one of the most famous streets in the world. After you’ve explored the magnificent street, you can take a rest at the Royal Crescent Hotel located near the centre of the crescent.

The Royal Crescent in Bath heatheronhertravels/Flickr

The Royal Crescent in Bath ©heatheronhertravels/Flickr

The Shambles in York

The Shambles in York used to be a medieval livestock market. The street is considered to be one of Britain’s oldest and most charming streets. Characterized by the presence of half-timbered medieval buildings, the cozy avenue is lined with fantastic boutiques. When you walk along this fantastic street, it feels like you’ve stepped back into a different age.

The Shambles in York fw190a8/Flickr

The Shambles in York ©fw190a8/Flickr

Copse Hill Road in Lower Slaughter

The fantastic Copse Hill Road in Lower Slaughter is the perfect example of English country charm. Located in the heart of the Cotswolds, the street was voted the most romantic street of Britain. The avenue is lined by beautiful limestone cottages and trees, being the ideal spot for a romantic stroll.

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