Best UK Holidays 2019:
Explore the beauty of Britain
For the solo Fashionista
From Quaint Villages to Beautiful Cities
Tick them off your bucket list
With the travel season almost in full swing, it’s almost the time of the year to pamper yourself, pack along some good comfortable shoes and go wanderlust. Whether you are looking for a trip to self-discovery or an adventure with your girl pals, here are the best destinations in the UK that are most compelling to struck off your wish list.
1. Ride the Hogwarts Express in the Scottish Highlands
If London is too mainstream for you, head out of the British capital to Scotland, which is increasingly popular for the solo female travellers. Visit the UK’s best kept secrets - the Scottish Highlands and ride the famed Jacobite steam train as seen in the Harry Potter films atop the 21-arch Glenfinnan viaduct while you admire the magnificent view of Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis.
Indulge in the sound and fury of the train for the epic train journey as it chugs its way through the Iron Road to the Isles and enjoy some me-time while admiring the loch and castles of Scotland.
Photo: Christina Cucina, Inveraray Castle
Make your stop at the majestic Inveraray Castle, sail on Loch Katrine on the SS Sir Walter Scott, one of the surviving steamers from the 1900s and marvel at the stunning, rotating boat lift, the Falkirk Wheel, linking the Union, Forth and Clyde canals.
The Falkirk Wheel
Style Tips: Stay warm and fashionable while enjoying the best of Britain’s autumn. Put on a cable knit sweater with a floral leafy midi skirt.
Top it with a mustard wool beret and glamour up with a metallic chain two tone push lock leather crossbody and a comfortable pair of pastel contrast leather athleisure sneakers in pastel hue with well cushioned footbeds set on chunky rubber midsole for long walks while you enjoy the Scottish countryside.
2. Go on a walking trail at Cotswolds
Considered as one of England’s most scenic villages, a visit to Castle Combe to the winding trail dotted with rolling hills alongside river valleys and over 300 years-old honey coloured limestone villages is a must. From here, take one of the public transports to Stratford-upon-Avon, a famed medieval market town as the birthplace of William Shakespeare who is considered one of the most famous English writers.
Style Tips: A visit to the charming Cotswolds hamlets of Castle Combe and Bibury is not complete without visiting the cosy tearooms and colourful flower gardens along the way. Dress comfortably in a jumpsuit and layer over with a denim jacket for extra warmth and perfect for a stroll. Keep your hair manageable with a linen scarf around your ponytail and complete your ensemble with a pair of stitched leather espadrilles with comfy cushions and a retro satchel crossbody with tri-coloured strap to exude a French Riviera edit at ease that will capture the eyes of many.
3. Indulge in hot springs in Bath
Located southwest England, the city of Bath famed as a UNESCO world heritage site consists of natural hot springs, a magnificent gothic abbey, Bath Abbey, the Roman Baths, one of the best preserved ancient Roman spas surrounded by 18th and 19th century Georgian architecture and lime stonework.
A trip to Bath is not complete without a visit to the Thermae Bath Spa. Indulge in an open-air rooftop pool overlooking the city while enjoying Britain’s only natural warm mineral rich waters.
Photo: Thermae Bath Spa
Revisit the steps of Jane Austen at the Jane Austen Centre or take a stroll along the Pulteney Bridge that span across the River Avon right in the city centre.
Photo: Bath, UK
Style Tips: Admire the city’s mix of roman architecture and thermal hot springs and gothic medieval buildings in style. Doll yourself in a white sundress paired with a leather biker jacket. Put on a linen and done some shades with the ever popular glossed croc-effect leather crossbody bag and a feminine kitten toe leather pointy pumps perfect for your photo co-ops around the city.
4. Explore the Stonehenge site at Wiltshire
Considered as the world’s famed prehistoric monument, a visit to the United Kingdom is not complete without a stopover at the Stonehenge. The Stone Circle is considered an exemplary work of engineering given the immense effort to construct using simple tools and technologies. Explore the Neolithic houses to discover the lives of people over 4,500 years ago.
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Style Tips: Be in awe as you marvel the impressive monument of Stonehenge in style in a floral or maxi dress. Team it up with shades and pear hairclips. Complete your ensemble with a favourite diamante drawing bag that glistens beautifully under the autumn sun and stay comfortable in a minimalistic pair of loafers with a neutral tone topline as you stroll around the site.
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