Haute Travel: Sightseeing in Great Britain

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For this edition of Haute Travel we’re headed across the pond! Whether you’re a fan of Downton Abbey, a die-hard David Beckham devotee or you imagine yourself a compatriot of Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock, there’s something for everyone in Great Britain.

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Big Ben stands guard at the Palace of Westminster

Although the UK in its entirety could fit snugly within the geographic borders of Texas, the sheer variety of scenery, culture and history in these islands – from Britain to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland – is staggering.

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The Tower Bridge
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Harrods, the famous luxury shopping destination in London

From historic properties like Inverlochy Castle in Scotland (from where you can tour the famous Loch Ness) to a scenic train ride in Wales taking in the Cynghordy Viaduct to the iconic Westminster Bridge in London, you could spend a lifetime in the UK and still not take in all there is to see!

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Highclere Castle, the inspiration for and setting of Downton Abbey
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The scenic White Cliffs of Dover on the English coastline
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Blenheim Palace, residence of the dukes of Marlborough

Check out the video below, and find the story of your trip to Great Britain!

This post is part of the “Find Your Storybook” campaign sponsored by VisitBritain and Expedia. Photos courtesy Love GREAT Britain.

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