Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Britain

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Britain
Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Britain

Living here in the UK you often come across weird, crazy places and events that seem to make little sense other than to the people who are doing it. But not even I have been to any of these crazy looking places…

 


Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Britain


 

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Britain
The Crooked House

10 – South Staffordshire
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Crooked_House

You would be forgiven for believing this house was made this way as a sort of tourist trap, but it wasn’t. Due to mining tunnels underneath the building to begin gradually sinking and is constantly being corrected externally, hence the crooked look.

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Britain
The Gnome Reserve

9 – Devon
gardengnomeshome.com/gnome-directory/the-gnome-reserve-wild-flower-garden

The UK has always had a strange fascination with Gnomes anyway, but this might just be going a little too far.

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Britain
Teapot Island

8 – Maidstone
www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/features/3763518/Teapot-Island-great-if-you-like-teapots.html

Teapot Island isn’t really an island, but it is home to a teapot museum that houses over 7,000 teapots! Good job there is a tea-room next to it.

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Britain
Quay House

7 – Conwy
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smallest_House_in_Great_Britain

Once owned by a fisherman named Robert Jones, this is officially the smallest house in Britain. And yeah, you can go inside on a guided tour.

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Britain
The Cement Menagerie

6 – Branxton
www.geograph.org.uk/snippet/1836

Full of animals, people, buildings and objects the Cement Menagerie is a garden filled with sculptures. It was founded by a retired master joiner called ‘Old John’ Fairnington to amuse his handicapped son. But has since grown into something of a tourist trap.

The Garden of Cosmic Speculation
The Garden of Cosmic Speculation

5 – Dumfries
uk.pinterest.com/theworldstop10

Full of twisted undulating landforms and crazy looking terraces is “The Garden of Cosmic Speculation” designed by Charles Jencks

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Britain
Smoo Cave

4 – Sutherland
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smoo_Cave

Smoo cave is the only cave within the UK whose first chamber was formed by the action of the sea!

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Britain
The Forbidden Corner

3 – Leyburn
www.tripadvisor.com/LocationPhotoDirectLink-g315980-d1198795-i131600479-The_Forbidden_Corner-Middleham_Leyburn_North_Yorkshire_England.html

The Forbidden Corner is a four-acre garden tourist attraction that is filled with tunnels, labyrinths, Chambers and passages that seem to lead nowhere.

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Britain
Portmeirion Village

2 – Gwynedd
uk.pinterest.com/theworldstop10

The crazy and colourful architecture is not the only reason to visit this village, as it was also used to film the 60’s TV series The Prisoner!

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Britain
Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

1 – London
www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/3794281/The-Museum-of-Brands-Packaging-and-Advertising.html

Imagine a museum that features every UK well-loved brands of packaging and advertising all in one place. Featuring over 12,000 items it quite interesting (if a little odd) to see how well-loved brands have evolved over the years. Yes, it’s a museum about empty packages!

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