16 Places You Probably Never Knew Existed In The UK

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Social Content Editor9 February 2017

Britain is truly incredible. You wouldn’t think it, but our fair little island is home to some pretty breathtaking and awe-inspiring things like stratosphere touching mountains and glittering lagoons (yes, you read that correctly!) to name a few. Once you’ve seen these awesome pictures of places you probably never knew existed in the UK, we guarantee you’ll be screaming, yaaassss, BRITANNIA! Yaaaassss…

Is this Switzerland?

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No, it’s actually the Lake District and we be like 😲

The Algarve?

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Wrong Culture Trippers, meet the gorgeous AH Jurassic Coast…

Provence?

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Don’t be silly, it’s the Peak District.

Holland?

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Frolic through these lush fields in Sussex’s gorgeous South Downs 😍

Oh, these vineyards are definitely in Italy!

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Nope! You’ll find these vineyards in Dorking (of all places)…

These misty mountains have to be in New Zealand. Surely?!

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Nope, New Zealand ain’t got nothing on our Yorkshire Dales…

That’s totally one of those cutesy villages in Southern France…

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No it’s the Cotswolds (and we’re all getting married there 💑 👨‍❤️‍👨 👩‍❤️‍👩 )

Oh look it’s a quaint little lake in the middle of Bavaria…

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Wrong again peeps, you’ll find this verdant beauty in Hampstead, London…

We’ve always wanted to trek the Himalayas…

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Oops, we did it again. The Bidean Nam Bian mountain range in Scotland totally slays.

Mont Saint – Michel?

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No it’s Michael’s Mount in Cornwall.

Gotta be Cape Town!

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South Stack Lighthouse in Wales and it’s awesome.

THIS HAS GOT TO BE ANOTHER PLANET!

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Scotland’s Isle of Skye. SORRY!

The Grand Canal?

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LOLZ this color-cray gem is Little Venice in London.

Big Sur?

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Nah, this rocky beauty lives in Elegug Stacks in Pembrokeshire.

Mexico?

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Got it wrong again. It’s Newquay!

A galaxy far, far away?

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This alien rock formation goes by the name of Fingal’s Cave. Where to see it? The inner hebrides of Scotland, of course.

Want to see more of pretty Britain? Check out these photos of London totally winning the Christmas decorations battle.