The 3 Best Places to Visit in the South Outside of London

Are you keen to explore the south? Not sure which areas to put on your ‘must-see’ list? Thankfully there are plenty of beautiful spots in the south to explore, but this can make it difficult to choose where to set our sights on. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the five best places to visit in the south that are sure to please. 


There are tonnes of fun things to do and see in this wonderful county. Fans of Harry Potter will love to step into the magical wizarding world on a tour of the Warner Bros. Studio. Admire amazing sets, real props and the original costumes that feature in the films! Or embrace the great outdoors by taking a walk around the College Lake Nature Reserve or Heartwood Forest.

Hertfordshire is super easy to get around, with regular buses and trains around the county so you can explore with or without a car. One of the quickest ways to get around is via rail – simply hop on a train from Hitchin to Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City, Watford and you’ll be at your destination in no time.

The Cotswolds

This area of outstanding natural beauty is packed full of British charm, with medieval villages full of stone buildings and thatched roofs, rolling countryside and grand stately homes to explore. A must-see is the beautiful Blenheim Palace – birthplace of Winston Churchill and World Heritage Site. It is a true piece of British history that’s well worth a visit. If you’re taking a trip here with the little ones, then the Cotswold Wildlife Park is sure to please. Get up close and personal with giraffe, rhinos and lemurs! After all the action, enjoy some R&R at the Thermae Bath Spa, boasting a warm open-air rooftop pool and revitalising Minerva bath.


Beach lovers, rejoice! Cornwall is one of the most picturesque parts of the UK, attracting millions of visitors each year. Famous for its beautiful stretches of coastline, it boasts golden sands and inviting blue waters that make it an hugely popular holiday destination. Here you can explore picturesque fishing villages such as Padstow and enjoy fish and chips in the harbour.

You can also head out for an inspiring and educational day at one of the world’s largest greenhouses, the Eden Project. There is plenty of fun to be had here, with England’s longest zip wire, gravity swing, bungee jump and climbing wall all waiting to be enjoyed.

With so much to do and see in the south of England, you’re bound to create memories that will last a lifetime. Why not book your trip today?

Riya Sander

Riya is an inspired writer, passionate about traveling, lifestyle and encouraging startups. As a freelancer she understands the importance of productivity at work. She never stopped finding new ways to create her work productivity. Follow her on Twitter @sanderriya

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