The great British bucket list • Top 50


You’ve made the decision to head over to the UK (wahooo!!), the UK & London Pub Company have organised a live-in pub job for you so work and accommodation is sorted (too easy!), flights are booked, bags are (over)packed… it’s time to get excited about all the experiences you’ll be having on your travels! Search engine Ask Jeeves have compiled a great bucket list to tick off for the ultimate Brit experience. Take a look at the Top 50 and get planning. Have you ticked off any already??

The List…

1. Eat fish and chips on a seaside pier
2. See whales off Wales
3. Go to a night at the proms at the Albert Hall
4. Visit the Giant’s Causeway, N.Ireland
5. Have a picnic at an open air concert
6. Go up in the London Eye
7. Travel Scotland’s West Coast by rail
8. Watch a Shakespeare play in Stratford-upon-Avon
9. Dine in a Gordon Ramsay restaurant
10. Go to a British Grand Prix
11. See inside the Houses of Parliament
12. Get the Ffestiniog railway up Snowdon
13. Go to Glastonbury pop festival
14. Hold the FA Cup in your hands
15. Take in the view from the top of the Shard
16. Be at Stonehenge on longest day of the year

Obama ticking Stonehenge off the bucket list

Obama’s ticking Stonehenge off the bucket list

17. See the trooping of the colour
18. Go to a cricket test match
19. Visit ‘The Prisoner’ village Portmeirion, Wales
20. Have tea at Betty’s tearooms, Harrogate
21. See a traditional Christmas panto
22. Watch a British player at Wimbledon
23. Do a ‘Wainwright’ walk in the Lake District
24. Drive round Brand’s Hatch
25. Visit a whisky distillery
26. Go to a Six Nations rugby match
27. Go on a Jack the Ripper guided walk in London’s East End
28. Have a pint in the Rover’s Return
29. See Lake Windermere by boat
30. Go on a historic London pub tour
31. Experience the Notting Hill Carnival
32. Try a deep fried Mars Bar

Deep fried Mars bar! Do you dare?

Deep fried Mars bar! Do you dare?

33. See Stonehaven, Scotland, fireball ceremony on New Year’s Eve
34. Sail round the Isle of Wight
35. Attend Grand National, Guineas and Gold Cup horse races
36. Go to a World Darts Final
37. Take a selfie at both John O’Groats and Land’s End
38. Take a ferry across the Mersey
39. Climb Ben Nevis
40. See Tower Bridge raised
41. Visit Borough food market, London
42. Eat Haggis on Burns Night, in Scotland
43. See Morris Dancers at a country pub
44. See Oxford Street Christmas Lights
45. Be at a recording of X-Factor or Britain’s Got Talent
46. See Blackpool Illuminations
47. Watch a boxset of Only Fools and Horses
48. Witness Oxford/Cambridge boat race
49. Attend first day of Harrods sale
50. Watch London Marathon live

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