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5 Spots Where Sports Celebrities Love to Visit in UK

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Written by M Yousuf

Yes, you heard it right that we are talking about the 5 spots where sports celebrities love to visit in UK and we doing this because it’s the time to explore the real magic of UK. Most of the sports lovers like to visit these 5 spots where sports celebrities love to visit in UK from all over the world.

Do not spit gold filigree from the nose: simply, most of what I earn “I invest” in travel. It’s just a choice, a lifestyle, that’s it. If, like me, you dream all the nights of diving in the sea and then you wake up in the morning with anger such that you would go to work brandishing a flamethrower, then it’s really time to take the backpack and leave our beloved-hated metropolis behind, at least for a weekend, or for a Bank Holiday.

As you can see, they are all places accessible from London in no more than 4 hours by car or bus, perfect to temporarily break that sick thread that keeps us tied to a daily life made of endless commuting, rushes and trucks of stress not required and not necessary. Here is the list of 5 spots where sports celebrities love to visit in UK.

  1. Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (the 1st Choice of Sports Celebrities)

Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (the 1st choice of sports celebrities)

 

  • Recommended trip to: tireless walkers and water sports lovers
  • Recommended stay days: minimum 3 nights
  • Distance from London: 3-4 hours by train, car or bus. Flights to Newquay from London Southend with FlyBe,approximately 1 hour flight
  • Not to be missed: Lizard peninsula, St. Ives, Land’s End, Padstow, Fowey, Isles of Scilly
  • Reference websitesVisit Cornwall,Visit Isles of Scilly

I visited Cornwall last year, and it was love at first sight . For those who love to travel and visit different places it is not always easy to return to places already seen, but it is also true that a good traveler always finds something new to discover. Put a foot outside London, and understand that the capital often has nothing to do with the rest of the country.

In Cornwall you will find a relaxed pace of life, nice and friendly people, clean air, breathtaking landscapes, beautiful hospitality, and lots of activities for all tastes, not just walks in the middle of nature. Rent a car and drive slowly, stop and plan a little: the region is small and you can drive across from Plymouth to Land’s End in less than 2-3 hours.

If you have more than 3 days, do not miss the opportunity to visit the Isles of Scilly: I have not been there yet (they are on the list of the next trips to do) but the little information obtained so far tells me of a place still quite wild and definitely far from the classic tourist routes.

Look for them on Google images: white beaches, generous nature and a general sense of quiet and relaxation difficult to imagine, for us who are in town. The Scilly Islands can be reached by sea from Penzance, the crossing takes about 2 hours and 45 minutes.

  1. South Wales (the Love of Cricketers)

South Wales (the love of cricketers)

 

  • Recommended trip to: explorers, history lovers and water sports
  • Recommended stay days: minimum 3 nights
  • Distance from London: 2 hours by train, 3.5 hours with National Express
  • Not to be missed: Cardiff, Swansea and Gower peninsula, Pembrokeshire
  • Websites of reference:  Visit Wales – Explore South Wales attractios, Visit Pembrokeshire

Wales is a marvel, at the moment one of the best hidden secrets that there are around (for us who are not born in the UK, clear). My first visit here dates back to December 2018: never was unhappy period to visit this region. In addition to the flaw of not having rented a car, and therefore not being able to see most of the places I wanted to go, one day I am soaked in the mud so, at random, soaking from head to toe. In December! Nice memories.

This year I’ll be back, even if only for the Bank holiday at the end of August, and I will devote myself exclusively to the south coast, focusing on Pembrokeshire and the Gower Peninsula. The latter houses the famous Rhossili beach (look for photos, please) that often appears in those lists compiled by blogs and online magazines to decree the best beaches in the world.

Here it is. Then there is the Pembrokshire, which could very well be a continuation of Cornwall, from so much alike. The activities to do here are many: castles to see, walks along the coast, water sports to no end, golf, horseback riding, scenic railways, medieval villages and this, indeed, only in South Wales.

  1. Devon & Dorset: Jurassic Coast (Home of Britain’s Major Natural Sites)

Devon & Dorset: Jurassic Coast (home of Britain's major natural sites)

 

  • Recommended trip to: true lovers of history and the sea, as well as the history of the sea
  • Recommended stay days: weekend (1 or 2 nights)
  • Distance from London: 2 – 2.5 hours by car, train or bus
  • Do not miss: in practice, the whole stretch of coast that goes from Exmout

Be careful, because here we are facing a UNESCO World Heritage site, as well as one of Britain’s major natural sites: the Jurassic Coast, a stretch of coastline stretching 95 miles from East Devon to Dorset. Here you will have to deal with 185 million years of History of our dear old Earth.

Let me explain: here you can see a significant piece of the planet’s geological history, with particular reference to the Mesozoic, and it is no coincidence that it hosts numerous international studies in the field. The cities with direct access to the coast are numerous; the major centers in the vicinity are Poole and Bournemouth.

During your stay in the Jurassic Coast you will see some museums dedicated to the fossils found in the area and to walk for miles and miles from one end of the coast to the other. The X53 bus serves numerous points in the area and is very convenient for those with limited time and want to see as many things as possible.

  1. Isle of Wight (beautiful and lively spot of UK)

Isle of Wight (beautiful and lively spot of UK)

 

  • Recommended trip to:nostalgic and life-loving people relaxing
  • Recommended stay days: weekend or Bank holiday (1 or 2 nights)
  • Distance from London: approximately 2 hours 45 minutes by car / train / National Express plus ferry from Portsmouth or Southampton
  • Do not miss: Well … the whole island! Do not miss out on a trip to Portsmouth, if time permits
  • Reference websites:Visit Isle of Wight

I hear you, you’re humming … Yes, that song, come on, if your parents lived through the seventies, they will surely have mentioned it at least once in your presence. And maybe they will stay there with a palm of your nose when you tell them you’re going to a weekend at the Isle of Wight.

Rogue nostalgia aside, why go to this island? Well, in the meantime because it is beautiful and lively, and it is appreciated both by country lovers and by the irreducible of the sea (obviously); then, because it can be visited without effort over a weekend and the activities it offers are many and very diverse.

Here you can visit art galleries and theme parks, go to the beach; discover that Wight is nicknamed “the Dinosaur island” because of the large amount of fossils found here over the centuries,

  1. Kent (the Beloved of Celebrities to Visit in UK)

Kent (the beloved of celebrities to visit in UK)

  • Recommended trip to:couples who fight to go to the beach or in the countryside
  • Recommended stay days:weekend (1 or 2 nights)
  • Distance from London:1 hour by train, car or bus
  • Do not miss:Canterbury, the white cliffs of Dover, Leeds Castle
  • Reference websites:Visit Kent

“The Garden of England” is a vast county that stretches from the southwestern border of London to the southeastern end of Britain: from here to France it’s a snap. Welcome to Kent, a multi-faceted region able to amaze even the most experienced traveler.

In fact, some of the country’s most famous and important attractions are located here: Canterbury and its cathedral, the mythical and white (more or less) cliffs of Dover, the Leeds Castle, just to name a few. If you’re going to shoot it well, then Kent deserves more than a weekend.

We are still about an hour away from London, and the opportunities to come back here are not lacking. The Sheppey Islandis the ideal destination for a day of relaxation away from the usual routes, in Ashfors & Tenterden you will enjoy the beautiful English countryside in the company of a nice glass of wine while for a chic weekend you cannot do without Margate and in particular ‘excellent contemporary art museum Turner Contemporary .

Apart from London UK has a number of places that offer a lot excitement as well as enjoyment and these are the 5 spots where celebrities love to visit in UK. If you are a travel lover then you must go over there

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