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The Great British Empire
Peak District National Park is one of The Great British Empire.

1. Peak District National Park

8.8
Hathersage, High Peak, Derbyshire
National Park · 7 tips and reviews
Cambridge University Botanic Gardens is one of The Great British Empire.

2. Cambridge University Botanic Gardens

9.2
1 Brookside, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Botanical Garden · 27 tips and reviews
Beth Chatto's gardens is one of The Great British Empire.

3. Beth Chatto's gardens

8.1
Elmstead Market, Colchester, Essex
Garden · 5 tips and reviews
Osborne House is one of The Great British Empire.

4. Osborne House

8.5
York Ave, East Cowes, Isle of Wight
Historic Site · 19 tips and reviews
Thomas Hardy Cottage is one of The Great British Empire.

5. Thomas Hardy Cottage

7.5
Cuckoo Lane (Higher Bockampton), Dorchester, Dorset
Historic Site · 2 tips and reviews
Kew Gardens Herbarium is one of The Great British Empire.

6. Kew Gardens Herbarium

8.9
Kew Rd, London, Greater London
Botanical Garden · Kew · 17 tips and reviews
Wakehurst Place is one of The Great British Empire.

7. Wakehurst Place

8.4
Selsfield Rd, Ardingly, West Sussex
Garden · 17 tips and reviews
Angel of the North is one of The Great British Empire.

8. Angel of the North

7.9
Durham Rd (Junction A1 Western bypass and A167 Old), Gateshead
Monument / Landmark · 38 tips and reviews
Chelsea Physic Garden is one of The Great British Empire.

9. Chelsea Physic Garden

8.8
66 Royal Hospital Rd, London, Greater London
Garden · Chelsea · 20 tips and reviews
Knole House - National Trust is one of The Great British Empire.

10. Knole House - National Trust

8.9
Knole House, Knole Park, Sevenoaks, Kent
Historic Site · 7 tips and reviews
Loch Shiel is one of The Great British Empire.

11. Loch Shiel

Glenfinnan, Highland
Lake · 5 tips and reviews
Steall Falls is one of The Great British Empire.

12. Steall Falls

Glen Nevis
River · 2 tips and reviews
Cloisters At The Chapel is one of The Great British Empire.

13. Cloisters At The Chapel

New College, Oxford, Oxfordshire
Plaza · 1 tip
Glenfinnan Viaduct is one of The Great British Empire.

14. Glenfinnan Viaduct

Glenfinnan, Highland
Bridge · 19 tips and reviews
Loch Eilt is one of The Great British Empire.

15. Loch Eilt

Lochailort, Highland
Lake · 5 tips and reviews
Bourton-on-the-Water is one of The Great British Empire.

16. Bourton-on-the-Water

Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire
Village · 20 tips and reviews

ChaffroChaffro: The archetypical traditional English village. Wade through the river, feed the ducks, enjoy a nice cool drink at a number of pubs on the riverside. A gorgeous place to see and spend time visting.

The Model Village is one of The Great British Empire.

17. The Model Village

7.7
The Old New Inn, Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire
Garden · 7 tips and reviews

Finders KeepersFinders Keepers: In the garden of the Old New Inn is a 1/9th replica of the village, built from the local Cotswold stone. There is a model village in the model village, with its own miniature river running through it!

Blenheim Palace is one of The Great British Empire.

18. Blenheim Palace

9.4
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire
Palace · 44 tips and reviews

Finders KeepersFinders Keepers: Set in 2100 acres of parkland, the exquisite palace is surrounded by gardens & the magnificent Lake. Inside, visitors can see hand-painted ceilings & porcelain collections, tapestries and paintings.

Clive's Fruit Farm is one of The Great British Empire.

19. Clive's Fruit Farm

Upper Hook Rd, Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire
Farm · 4 tips and reviews

Damien S.Damien Saunders: Get your fresh strawberries here

Symonds Yat is one of The Great British Empire.

20. Symonds Yat

Symonds Yat, Symonds Yat, Herefordshire
Scenic Lookout · 2 tips and reviews
Chipping Campden is one of The Great British Empire.

21. Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden
Neighborhood · 7 tips and reviews

Pete B.Pete Boswell: Check out the Noel Arms Hotel, Chipping Campden. The gateway to the Cotswolds. The winner of the Best Curry Award at the Great British Pub Awards 2010 Read more.

Cheddar Gorge & Caves is one of The Great British Empire.

22. Cheddar Gorge & Caves

8.0
Cliff Rd, Cheddar, Somerset
Cave · 24 tips and reviews

Neil C.Neil Cornwell: Out of this world - an amazing area - Gough's caves are the prettiest.

Cardiff Bay is one of The Great British Empire.

23. Cardiff Bay

8.9
Bute Pl, Cardiff, Cardiff
Bay · Mermaid Quay · 38 tips and reviews

Robert P.Robert Purvis: Mermaid Quay is nice, but try walking East to the barrage, or West to the wetlands just after St Davids Hotel.

Christ Church is one of The Great British Empire.

24. Christ Church

St. Aldate's, Oxford, Oxfordshire
College Academic Building · 22 tips and reviews

FilmsquareFilmsquare: The stairway was used again in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) as Harry and Ron arrive late to Hogwart's and in Harry's flashback of Tom Riddle.

Durham Cathedral is one of The Great British Empire.

25. Durham Cathedral

9.3
The College, Durham, Durham
Church · 43 tips and reviews

FilmsquareFilmsquare: Durham Cathedral's cloisters were used in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) for scenes including the standoff between Gryffindor and Slitherin's Quidditch and between Harry and Lucius.

Gloucester Cathedral is one of The Great British Empire.

26. Gloucester Cathedral

12 College Green, Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Church · 22 tips and reviews

FilmsquareFilmsquare: Harry Ron and Hermione find Filtch's cat petrified and the writing "The Chamber of Secrets has been opened, enemies of the heir beware" here in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002).

12 Picket Post Close is one of The Great British Empire.

27. 12 Picket Post Close

12 Picket Post Close, Bracknell Forest, Bracknell Forest
Historic Site · 1 tip

FilmsquareFilmsquare: 12 Picket Post Close is better known as "4 Privet Drive", the home of Harry Potter and his Aunt and Uncle in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)

Goathland Railway Station (NYMR) is one of The Great British Empire.

28. Goathland Railway Station (NYMR)

7.4
Cow Wath Bank, Goathland, North Yorkshire
Train Station · 3 tips and reviews

Welcome to YorkshireWelcome to Yorkshire: Goathland Station was transformed in to Hogsmede Station that takes Harry Potter to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Alnwick Castle is one of The Great British Empire.

29. Alnwick Castle

8.8
off Narrowgate, Alnwick, Northumberland
Castle · 27 tips and reviews

FilmsquareFilmsquare: The outer bailey of Alnwick Castle was used in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) to film Madame Hooch’s flying lesson scene, where Harry's skills are spotted by Professor McGonagall

Glen Nevis is one of The Great British Empire.

30. Glen Nevis

Mountain · 1 tip

FilmsquareFilmsquare: The Glen Nevis landscape served as the backdrop to the game of Quidditch in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001).

Chatsworth Gardens is one of The Great British Empire.

31. Chatsworth Gardens

8.7
Chatsworth Estate, Bakewell, Derbyshire
Garden · 9 tips and reviews

Josh Wood ProductionsJosh Wood Productions: Scene of many films. It's home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and offers visitors 105 acres of gardens to explore, 30 lavish rooms to admire and one of Europe's largest collections of art.

Burghley House is one of The Great British Empire.

32. Burghley House

9.2
Burghley House, Stamford, Lincolnshire
Historic Site · 12 tips and reviews

Josh Wood ProductionsJosh Wood Productions: Burghley House in Stamford, Lincolnshire played ‘Rosings’ in the film "Pride and Prejudice"!

Englefield House is one of The Great British Empire.

33. Englefield House

Reading
Historic Site · 2 tips and reviews

Josh Wood ProductionsJosh Wood Productions: Englefield House in Berkshire was used as Miss Havisham’s ‘Satis House’ in Great Expectations (2012). It is not far from Kate Middleton’s home town of Bucklebury.

Oakenshaw Nature Reserve is one of The Great British Empire.

34. Oakenshaw Nature Reserve

Nature Preserve · 1 tip

Josh Wood ProductionsJosh Wood Productions: Filming location for Mike Newell's Great Expectations (2012). Internationally important nature reserve known especially as a site for migratory birds.

Wrotham Park is one of The Great British Empire.

35. Wrotham Park

Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Event Space · 1 tip

Josh Wood ProductionsJosh Wood Productions: Wrotham park was used as filming location for Mike Newell's Great Expectations (2012).

Swakeleys Park is one of The Great British Empire.

36. Swakeleys Park

The Avenue, Ickenham, Greater London
Park · 1 tip

Josh Wood ProductionsJosh Wood Productions: A Grade I listed 17th century Jacobean mansion, Swakeleys House in West London was featured as the protagonist Pip’s Mayfair apartment. It also generally opens to the public in September.

The Royal Crescent is one of The Great British Empire.

37. The Royal Crescent

9.1
Royal Cres, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset
Historic Site · 33 tips and reviews

Josh Wood ProductionsJosh Wood Productions: A stunning view of the city of Bath in England. The Royal Crescent can be seen in the foreground. 30 terraced houses laid out in a sweeping crescent.

Winchester Cathedral is one of The Great British Empire.

38. Winchester Cathedral

1 The Cl, Winchester, Hampshire
Church · 25 tips and reviews

Josh Wood ProductionsJosh Wood Productions: It is one of the largest cathedrals in England, with the longest nave and greatest overall length of any Gothic cathedral in Europe. It was used as filming location for Les Misérables.

The Roman Baths is one of The Great British Empire.

39. The Roman Baths

8.8
Stall St, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset
Historic Site · 169 tips and reviews

Josh Wood ProductionsJosh Wood Productions: The complex is a site of historical interest in the English city of Bath. The house is a well-preserved Roman site for public bathing. The Roman Baths themselves are below the modern street level.

St Mary The Virgin, Ewelme is one of The Great British Empire.

Josh Wood ProductionsJosh Wood Productions: Ewelme is a village and civil parish in the Chiltern Hills in South Oxfordshire, 2.5 miles northeast of the market town of Wallingford. It was used as filming location for Les Misérables.

Glencoe Mountain Resort is one of The Great British Empire.

41. Glencoe Mountain Resort

8.1
Kingshouse (A82), Ballachulish, Highland
Ski Area · 5 tips and reviews

Josh Wood ProductionsJosh Wood Productions: Glen Coe is a glen in the Highlands of Scotland where the dramatic landscapes round Hogwarts were filmed. It was used as filming location for the first two Harry Potter films, Skyfall and other films.

The Eden Project is one of The Great British Empire.

42. The Eden Project

7.9
Bodelva Rd, Par, Cornwall
Botanical Garden · 126 tips and reviews

FilmsquareFilmsquare: Gustav Graves's diamond mine in Die Another Day (2002) was shot inside the rainforest biome at the Eden Project. These included Jinx rappelling from the roof and James Bond running down the outside. Read more.

Ashridge Estate is one of The Great British Empire.

43. Ashridge Estate

8.7
Moneybury Hill, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Other Great Outdoors · 11 tips and reviews

Matthew W.Matthew Wilcoxson: There are some beautiful stags and does throughout the estate. Try wondering of track a bit, and step silently...

Hardwick Hall is one of The Great British Empire.

44. Hardwick Hall

8.7
Doe Lea, Derbyshire, Derbyshire
Historic Site · 17 tips and reviews

FilmsquareFilmsquare: With spires digitally added, Hardwick Hall was used as the Malfoy residence in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (2010), where Snape arrives late to Voldemort's meeting.

Cliffs of Moher is one of The Great British Empire.

45. Cliffs of Moher

9.3
Aillte an Mhothair, Doolin, Co Clare
Scenic Lookout · 186 tips and reviews

FilmsquareFilmsquare: Harry and Dumbledore enter a cave in the Cliffs of Moher in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) on a quest to find Voldemort's second horcrux.

Lemon rock is one of The Great British Empire.

46. Lemon rock

St Finian's Bay, Co Kerry, Co Kerry
Island · No tips or reviews

FilmsquareFilmsquare: In search of Voldemort's 2nd horcrux Harry and Dumbledore apperate on Lemon Rock in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009).

Glasgow Necropolis is one of The Great British Empire.

47. Glasgow Necropolis

Wishart St, Glasgow, Glasgow City
Cemetery · East End · 20 tips and reviews
Glamis Castle is one of The Great British Empire.

48. Glamis Castle

7.3
Glamis Castle, Glamis, Angus
Castle · 10 tips and reviews
Old Man of Storr is one of The Great British Empire.

49. Old Man of Storr

9.1
Storr, Skye, Highland
Mountain · 16 tips and reviews
Urquhart Castle is one of The Great British Empire.

50. Urquhart Castle

8.7
A82, Drumnadrochit, Highland
Castle · 38 tips and reviews
Scotland Highlands is one of The Great British Empire.

51. Scotland Highlands

States & Municipalities · 5 tips and reviews
Royal Botanic Garden is one of The Great British Empire.

52. Royal Botanic Garden

9.3
20A Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Botanical Garden · 67 tips and reviews
Glasgow Botanic Gardens is one of The Great British Empire.

53. Glasgow Botanic Gardens

9.1
730 Great Western Rd, Glasgow, Glasgow City
Botanical Garden · 54 tips and reviews
Eilean Donan Castle is one of The Great British Empire.

54. Eilean Donan Castle

8.9
Dornie, Kyle of Lochalsh, Highland
Castle · 38 tips and reviews

Mat N.Mat Nichol: Great if your in the area or on the way to Skye. Possibly the most iconic castle in Scotland. Go early and avoid the crowds.

Callanish Standing Stones is one of The Great British Empire.

55. Callanish Standing Stones

8.0
Callanish
Historic Site · 11 tips and reviews
Tantallon Castle is one of The Great British Empire.

56. Tantallon Castle

8.9
Tantallon Castle, North Berwick, East Lothian
Castle · 8 tips and reviews
Loch Lubnaig is one of The Great British Empire.

57. Loch Lubnaig

Lake · 4 tips and reviews

Francis D.Francis Devriendt: Overwhelming nature - The most exciting sunset ever in my life - although staying overnight is not allowed ;-) - please keep clean

Glencoe is one of The Great British Empire.

58. Glencoe

Ballachulish,, Glencoe, Highland
Mountain · 9 tips and reviews
Shetland is one of The Great British Empire.

59. Shetland

Lerwick, Shetland
Island · No tips or reviews
Loch Ness is one of The Great British Empire.

60. Loch Ness

Loch Ness, Inverness, Highland
Lake · 52 tips and reviews

Katie F.Katie Farquhar: Beautiful loch - makes a super day trip from Inverness. Visit Urquhart castle or just drive round.

Inverness Castle is one of The Great British Empire.

62. Inverness Castle

6.9
41 Castle St, Inverness, Highland
Castle · 11 tips and reviews
Edinburgh Castle is one of The Great British Empire.

63. Edinburgh Castle

9.0
Castlehill, Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Castle · Edinburgh Castle · 361 tips and reviews

GowithOhGowithOh: Did you know? Edinburgh Castle is built on a 700 million year old extinct volcano!

Loch Lomond is one of The Great British Empire.

64. Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond, West Dunbartonshire, West Dunbartonshire
Lake · 23 tips and reviews

Eddy B.Eddy Brosse: 3rd time and only discovered Luss today!! Sweet wee village with great views and homely tea place! Try Coach House

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park is one of The Great British Empire.

65. Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

9.1
Loch Lomond, Argyll and Bute, Argyll and Bute
National Park · 11 tips and reviews
Culzean Castle and Country Park is one of The Great British Empire.

66. Culzean Castle and Country Park

9.3
Culzean, Maybole
Castle · 13 tips and reviews

Casa CaravansCasa Caravans: Beautiful castle with beautiful views of the sea! I know they are rare but try and go on a sunny day so you can really take in the view!

Dunvegan Castle & Gardens is one of The Great British Empire.

67. Dunvegan Castle & Gardens

6.7
Dunvegan House, Dunvegan
Castle · 9 tips and reviews

Peter R.Peter Roberts: Nice castle that has been occupied continuously for 800 years. Beautiful gardens. As someone else mentioned, the walled garden is brilliant. They also had a greenhouse which smelt divine

Inverewe Garden is one of The Great British Empire.

68. Inverewe Garden

7.8
Poolewe, Achnasheen, Highland
Garden · 2 tips and reviews

Timothy F.Timothy Foster: Beautiful - it takes about one and a half hours to walk the trails (at a quick pace), but leave yourself 3 or 4 - and take a decent camera with lots of batteries and SD cards (or film!)