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16 Places You Probably Never Knew Existed In The UK

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Social Content Editor
Updated: 9 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.

 


 

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