Lonely Planet includes Jane Austen's House in list of top 500 unmissable UK experiences

13 Aug 2019

 

Lonely Planet has revealed their new ranked list of the 500 most memorable, beautiful, surprising and compelling experiences to be had across Great Britain, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands.

 

The new Lonely Planet Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist launched today, and we're thrilled to announce that Jane Austen's House features amongst this collection of must-see UK locations and experiences.


To create the Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist, the Lonely Planet team compiled every highlight from the Lonely Planet guidebooks for Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Every sight, attraction and experience that had caught their writers’ attention over the years were included. Everyone in Lonely Planet’s London office, plus 20 leading figures in the country’s travel sector, were then asked to reveal their favourite spots and experiences before the voting began. Everybody in Lonely Planet’s UK community was asked to vote for their top 20 experiences. With hundreds of votes cast, Lonely Planet ended up with a score for each of the 500 experiences in the book.


Lonely Planet’s VP of Experience, Tom Hall, said: “Lonely Planet’s Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist brings together the UK’s most compelling sights and experiences, ranging from world-class museums and giant cathedrals to rollicking festivals, inky lochs and tiny pubs."

 

Copies of Lonely Planet's Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist are on sale now at the Jane Austen's House Museum shop.

 

 

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