There’s one thing we know for sure, spring is the best time to come and visit Great Britain. Britain in spring is especially impressive. Beautiful nature and a huge variety of numerous festivals – all these makes the UK during spring such a nice place. Britain is famous for its sightseeing and it’s no wonder that so many tourists visit this country every year.
Here are 4 amazing reasons to visit the UK this spring:
Opening of Shakespeare’s Globe
As famous Shakespeare’s Theatre is closed during the winter period, the spring season is the most anticipated event. Reopening usually takes place in the mid-to-late April. This time Shakespeare’s Globe looks really beautiful – with a thatched roof, oak beams, and Tudor-style bricks.
Theatre offers an extensive calendar for modern and Shakespearean performances and other events. In additions, there is good news for theater-lovers, you can buy standing-space tickets for less than $7. So, you can see a top performance played by professional actors almost for free. Don’t miss this opportunity.
Chelsea Flower Show
This show is considered to be the most impressive display of flowers and plants all over the world. Located on the Royal Hospital Chelsea every May this place attracts top-notch celebrities as well as members of the royal family. Queen Elizabeth II often attends this show.
During this show, many prestigious designers compete for the main award “Best Show Garden Award”. You can also check the Great Pavilion – a big exhibition displaying a lot of rare plants.
London’s vibrant Southbank celebrates the beginning of the spring with the city’s biggest pop-up art festival. From April to September this festival brings the best circus, performance theatres, dancing groups, cabaret shows and a lot of other stuff.
With a family-friendly atmosphere, this place is a perfect spot to spend a day with your friends or family. You can find there as well live-DJs, street impromptus, international street food and so on.
Pricewise Underbelly Festival is not really expensive, you can buy a ticket for about $26. Not a high price to taste spring and a lot of fun.
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Spring Equinox at Stonehenge
Stonehenge is probably one of the oldest prehistoric sites in the world. Every year millions of tourists visit Stonehenge to enjoy an ancient spirit. Moreover, it’s Britain’s most-visited landmark. But if you’re lucky and you are in Britain in the early spring you can witness a unique Spring Equinox Ceremony. Pagans and druids gather together to watch a sunrise through mysterious Stonehenge’s walls.
Not only can you experience a celebration of old British culture but also get access to the up-close to the stones. If you’re lucky enough to visit Britain in spring, don’t miss this chance!
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Mykhailo Andriichuk writes for Chillwall about exciting events, food, art and breathtaking places all over the world.