When travelling around the UK I religiously used the site Rome2Rio to help me navigate new places. Quite often our transport choice is just to get from A to B. In Europe I mostly went by foot, with the occasional metro or taxi ride however on occasion the mode of transport was the key attraction for me.
In Portugal it was the Acensor da Gloria, San Sebastian the Igeuldo Funicular and Swedish Lapland a skidoo! One of the best places that I found for unique transportation options was the UK. With their history steeped in transport innovation, there is a large range of unique methods of transport dotted around the map that create a unique and often spectacular way to view the surrounds.
When asked to write an article for Rome2Rio, I couldn't help but to think back to my time living in the UK and all of the unique methods of transport we took to see the sights. From the one of the kind, to viewing the sights like a bird, you'll be sure to mark these spots on your itinerary for your next trip to the UK.
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