MY ULTIMATE

UK – BUCKET LIST 

(This list is currently a work in progress – Warning Very Long)

It is quite self-explanatory, basically a list of things I want to see and do in the UK.

I am also going to add the places I have already been. If they have been completed recently I will put a date. There are also a lot of places I want to go to again.

Places I Have Been/Completed – Red/Bold

Places I want to go Again – Green/Bold 

 

UK – London

  • Buckingham Palace
  • Go inside Buckingham Place
  • Trafalgar Square 
  • Marble Arch 
  • Go to Hyde Park 
  • Listen at Speakers Corner, Hyde Park
  • The British Museum (Been 3 times, want to go again)
  • See Big Ben and The Houses of Parliment
  • St Paul’s Cathedral 
  • The Tower of London – 26/10/2016

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  • Walk over Tower Bridge 
  • Ride on The London Eye
  • Go on a Boat on the Thames – 26/10/2016 (The Tower of London to Westminster)
  • Go to Regents Park
  • London Zoo, Regents Park
  • The Natural History Museum
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Poets Corner – West Minister Abbey
  • The Globe Theatre, Bankside
  • See a Play at The Globe Theatre, Bankside
  • Tate Modern, Bankside
  • Tate Britain, Millbank
  • Visit The Hard Rock Cafe, Mayfair
  • Eat at The Hard Rock Cafe, Mayfair
  • The Royal Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden
  • The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
  • Visit Harrods, Knightsbridge
  • Shop in Harrods, Knightsbridge
  • The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington
  • The Victoria and Albert Museum 
  • Royal Observatory, Greenwich
  • Climb up Primrose Hill, Camden
  • Baker Street, Marylebone
  • 221B Baker Street, Marylebone
  • See Sherlocks Statue, Marylebone
  • Madame Tussauds, Marylebone
  • Walk Up Oxford Street
  • Shop in Oxford Street
  • Go to Selfridges
  • Go to the Disney Store and Shop
  • See a Musical in The West End
  • The Dominion Theatre (saw Grease)
  • Whitechapel
  • Petticoat Lane, Whitechapel
  • The Jack the Ripper Museum
  • Do a Jack the Ripper walking tour, Whitechapel
  • Hampton Court

UK – Berkshire

  • Windsor
  • Windsor Castle, Windsor
  • See Queen Mary’s Dolls House
  • The Crooked House, Windsor

UK – Birmingham

  • Birmingham (City)
  • Go to the New Birmingham New Street Station – 19/11/2016

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  • Go to the German Christmas Market, Birmingham
  • The Library of Birmingham (went to the old one, not the new one yet)
  • Sea Life Centre, Birmingham 
  • The NIA (National Indoor Arena) – Many Times 
  • Symphony Hall
  • The Birmingham Hippodrome
  • The REP Theatre
  • The Back To Back Houses
  • The Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham
  • IKON Gallery 
  • The Think Tank Museum
  • The Coffin Works
  • The MAC (Midlands Art Centre)
  • The NEC (National Exhibition Centre) – Many Times
  • Bournville
  • Cabury World, Bournville
  • Winterbourne House and Gardens (Botanic), Edgbaston
  • Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Edgbaston 
  • Aston Hall, Aston 

 

UK – Buckinghamshire

  • The Roald Dahl Museum

 

UK – Cheshire

  • Lyme Park (Pemberley), Stockport

 

UK – Cornwall

  • The Lizard, South Cornwall
  • The Lizards Peninsula
  • Lizard Light House
  • Najizal Beach; Song of the Sea Cave, St Just
  • The Eden Project
  • The Minack Theatre, Penzance
  • The Lost Gardens of Heligan (again), Pentewan
  • Bodmin 
  • Bodmin Moor
  • Bodmin Jail, Bodmin
  • Lanhydrock, Bodmin
  • Visit The Jamaica Inn, Bodmin
  • Port Isaac (Where Doc Martin is filmed)
  • Newquay
  • Tintagel Castle
  • See Merlin’s Cave, Tintagel
  • Walk the Steps to The Bridge to Tintagel Castle
  • St Nectans Glen
  • St Nectans Kieve (Merlin’s Well)
  • Have a photo at Lands End
  • St Michael’s Mount, Marazion

 

UK – County Durham

  • Durham
  • Durham Cathedral 
  • Durham Castle
  • Raby Castle, Darlington

 

UK – Cumbria

  • The Lake District
  • Beatrix Potters House

 

UK – Derbyshire 

  • Chatsworth House 
  • Hardwick Hall 

 

UK – Dorset

  • Climb up Glastonbury Tor
  • Highcliffe Castle
  • Lyme Regis 
  • The Cobb 
  • The Jurassic Coast
  • Durdles Door

 

UK – Devon 

  • Barnstable 
  • Arlington Court 
  • Beer
  • Beer Beach 
  • Bideford 
  • Lundy Island 
  • Blandford Forum 
  • Clovelly 
  • Dawlish 
  • Dawlish Warren 
  • A la Ronde 
  • Dartmouth 
  • Dartmouth Castle
  • Dart Harbour
  • Exmouth 
  • Killerton 
  • Exmoor
  • Becky Falls 
  • Exeter 
  • Exeter Cathedral 
  • Illfracombe 
  • Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park
  • Tunnels Beaches 
  • Newton Abbot
  • Plymouth 
  • Naval Memorial 
  • Seaton
  • Sidmouth 
  • Jacobs Ladder Beach 
  • Torquay 
  • Bygones 
  • Westward Ho
  • Woolacombe 

 

UK – East Sussex

  • Brighton (I went when I was baby, want to go back)
  • Brighton Pavilion, Brighton
  • Brighton Pier, Brighton
  • Beachy Head, Eastbourne
  • See the Seven Sisters, Eastbourne
  • Bodiam Castle
  • Rye
  • Mermaid Street, Rye
  • Great Dixter House and Gardens

 

UK – Gloucestershire

  • Stow-On-The-Wold, Cotswolds

 

UK – Hampshire

  • Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey)
  • Portsmouth 
  • Old Portsmouth 
  • Southsea Castle
  • The Historic Dockyard
  • See HMS Victory and The Queen Mary 
  • HMS Warrior 
  • Gunwharf Quays
  • Spinnaker Tower
  • Stand on the Glass Panel, Spinnaker Tower 
  • D-Day Museum 
  • Blue Reef Aquarium 
  • Portsmouth Guild Hall 
  • Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum
  • Portsmouth Cathedral (My parents got married there)
  • Fratton Park, Football Stadium 
  • Hayling Island 
  • Marwell Zoo 
  • Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton 
  • Winchester 
  • Winchester Cathedral 
  • Jane Austen’s Grave, Winchester Cathedral 
  • The House where Jane Austen Died
  • Winchester Castle 
  • The New Forest 

 

UK – Isle of Wright

  • Ride the Hover Craft over to the Isle of Wright
  • Osbourne House, East Cowes 
  • Ryde 
  • The Needles

 

UK – Kent

  • Arundel Castle
  • Canterbury
  • Canterbury Cathedral
  • Hever Castle (Childhood Home of Anne Boleyn)
  • Dover
  • Dover Castle
  • Walk the Caves in the cliffs of Dover
  • See the White Cliffs of Dover
  • Leeds Castle
  • Scotney Castle, Tunbridge Wells
  • Dungeness National Reserve, Kent

 

UK – Lancashire

  • Liverpool
  • Take a Magical Mystery Tour
  • Morecombe
  • Morecombe Bay
  • See Eric Morecombe’s Statue (have a photo with)

 

UK – Leicestershire

  • Leicester (City)
  • Leicester Cathedral
  • King Richard III Visitors Centre
  • Jewry Wall Museum
  • The National Space Centre, Leicester

 

UK – Norfolk 

  • Cley on the Sea 
  • Sandringham House 

 

UK – Northumberland

  • The International Dark Skies Park – To see the Stars
  • Hadrian’s Wall
  • Alnwick Castle
  • Bamburgh Castle

 

UK – Nottinghamshire

  • Nottingham 
  • Nottingham Castle 
  • The Statue of Robin Hood 
  • The City Caves 
  • Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem 
  • Sherwood Forest

 

UK – Oxfordshire

  • Oxford 
  • The Ashmolean 
  • Hertford College, Oxford

 

UK – Somerset

  • Bath
  • The Royal Crescent, Bath
  • The Roman Baths, Bath
  • The Assembly Rooms, Bath
  • The Jane Austen Centre, Bath
  • Attend the Bath Literature Festival, Bath
  • Attend the Jane Austen Festival, Bath
  • Attend the Jane Austen Summer Ball, Bath

 

UK – Surrey

  • Thorpe Park (Theme Park), Chertsey

 

UK – Staffordshire

  • Tamworth
  • Tamworth Castle

 

UK – Yorkshire (All)

  • Haworth, Pennines (West Yorkshire)
  • Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire Dales
  • York
  • Have Tea at Betty’s Tea Rooms, York
  • Walk the City Walls, York
  • The Shambles, York
  • Cliffords Tower, York
  • Go to Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate (The shortest Street), York
  • The Treasurers House, York
  • Castle Howard, York
  • The Yorkshire Moors (Done some, not all)
  • Whitby 
  • Whitby Abbey
  • Walked the 199 Steps, Whitby
  • The Magpie (had fish and chips), Whitby 
  • Saw The Whale Bones, Whitby Harbor 
  • Robin Hood’s Bay, Whitby 
  • Eden Camp, Malton
  • Goathland, (Aidensfield, Heartbeat)
  • Scarborough

 

UK – Warwickshire

  • See a production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford Upon Avon

 

UK – Wiltshire

  • Longleat – House and Safari Park
  • Visit Stonehenge

 

UK – Northern Ireland

  • County Antrim
  • Ballycastle
  • Dunluce Castle
  • The Giants Causeway
  • See the Dark Hedges, Ballymoney
  • Dun Briste, Down Patrick

 

UK – Scotland

  • Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
  • Walk the Royal Mile, Edinburgh
  • King Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh
  • See the Statue of Grey Friars Bobby, Edinburgh
  • Stirling Castle
  • Aberdeen
  • Dunnottar Castle, Aberdeenshire
  • Glen Coe
  • Climb Ben Nevis
  • Walk through Puck’s Glen
  • Go to Loch Lomond National Park
  • Loch Ness (yes, to look for the monster)
  • Go to John O’Groats

Scotland – Isle of Staffa

  • Fingal’s Cave

 

Scotland – Isle of Skye

  • Visit the Faerie Glen
  • See Old Man Storr

UK – Wales

  • Cardiff
  • The Doctor Who Experience
  • Roald Dahl’s Plass – Cardiff Bay
  • Visit Llanfairpwllgyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantsysilisgogogoch train station
  • ^and take a photo of the sign
  • Visit the Smallest House in Great Britain, (The Quay House), Conwy
  • Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan
  • Snowdonia National Park
  • Climb Snowdon (again)