These are the top 30 landmarks we most want to visit

New research shows more than half the nation are planning to holiday in the UK this year, with four in 10 planning to visit famous parts of the country they have never seen before.

The top choices for a first time UK holiday destination include Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh, Brighton beach, the Lake District and Padstow in Cornwall.

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Also high on the list are the Yorkshire Dales, Jersey, Stonehenge and the Tower of London.

Thirty five per cent of respondents agreed there is no where more beautiful than Britain in the summer and 37 per cent confess they are looking forward to a British break, with many hoping to soak up history at the Roman Baths for the first time and to discover the history of Edinburgh Castle.

A third will be enjoying their first long walk in the Lake District and 32 percent plan to stroll through the town of Padstow.When asked why they plan to holiday in the UK this summer, 43 per cent of respondents admitted they feel safer staying on home turf .

Top first time uk holiday destinations for brits this summerPadstow, CornwallThe Lake DistrictArthur’s Seat, EdinburghThe Yorkshire DalesThe Rock (Cornwall)SnowdoniaJerseyStonehenge, WiltshirePort Isaac, CornwallHadrian’s WallLoch Ness, ScotlandLondon EyeDurdle DoorPeak DistrictBen NevisBlackpool TowerTower of LondonBrighton beachThe Scottish HighlandsBrightonThe Eden Project, CornwallLand’s End, CornwallGuernseyEdinburgh CastleThe Jurassic Coast, Devon to DorsetThe Roman Baths, BathCheddar Gorge and Caves, SomersetSalcombeDawlish Beach, ExeterGiant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland

The survey was carried out Jurys Inn and Leonardo Hotels.