Interesting Places, UK


There are so many incredible places to visit in England. Here we’ve highlighted a few that you may find interesting.

Enjoy a different kind of shopping experience

Leeds Corn Exchange

Leeds’ historic Corn Exchange will fascinate shoppers with its incredible architecture and independent stores. It is one of Britain’s finest Victorian buildings and a Grade 1 listed structure. Designed by Cuthbert Brodrick and completed in 1864, it is an architectural masterpiece and cultural icon. The building’s striking features provide the backdrop for an unforgettable shopping experience. You’ll find unique fashion, jewellery and gifts all under one amazing domed roof.

Discover how homes have changed over the past 400 years

The Geffrye Museum of the Home

The museum’s eleven period rooms span from 1600 to the present day. Each room represents the main living space used by a family and their guests. One of the 18th-century almshouses in which the museum is housed has been restored to its original condition and provides a glimpse into the lives of London’s poor and elderly in the 1780s and 1880s. You can also wander around the museum’s period gardens – an urban oasis in the heart of Hoxton, an area of London once renowned for its horticultural expertise.

An amazing way to learn about people and plants

Eden Project

Some refer to it as the Eighth Wonder of the World, the Eden Project is a dramatic global garden housed in tropical biomes that nestle in a crater the size of 30 football pitches. A perfect place for all the family, Eden project has been recognised by the British Travel Awards as the Best UK Leisure Attraction four years running (2011-2014). More than just a huge, tropical garden, Eden gives a fascinating insight into the story of mankind’s dependence on plant life. Not only a mind-blowing visitor attraction, Eden is also fast-becoming a unique resource for education and knowledge towards a sustainable future. There are themed events according to the seasons, workshops for adults and children, activity days, music concerts and much more.

This article was published in the April 2016 issue of Inspire Living Magazine. Download it here!