Tourism Essay

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Structure of the Travel and Tourism Industry There are many types of attractions in the UK. Many types for many different people; things like theme parks for youngsters and families, places of great heritage for people interested in history and old time Britain. Basically whoever you are and what ever you like doing there is something in England of great interest for everyone no matter where it is or how far it is to get to; people visit these places year in year out because they're enjoyable places of leisure where people enjoy spending there money and time at there own enjoyment. Top 10 UKattractions charging admission Attraction Visitor Numbers Alton Towers, Staffordshire 2,650,000 Madame Tussaud's, London 2,640,000 Tower of London 2,422,181 National History Museum, London 1,739,591 Legoland, Windsor 1,620,000 Chessington World of Adventure, Surrey 1,550,000 Science Museum, London 1,480,000 Royal Academy, London 1,390,000 Canterbury Cathedral 1,350,000 Windsor Castle, Berkshire 1,280,000 Top 10 UKattractions not charging admission Attraction Visitor Numbers Blackpool Pleasure Beach 6,200,00 Tate Modern, London 4,618,632 British Museum, London 4,607,311 National Gallery, London 4,130,973 Natural History Museum, London 2,957,501 Victoria & Albert Museum, London 2,661,338 Science Museum, Birmingham 2,628,374 Pleasure land Theme Park, 2,000,000 Eastbourne Pier 1,900,000 York Minster, York 1,570,500 Man-Made attractions · Stately Homes: A stately home is, strictly speaking, one of about 500 large properties built in England between the mid-16th century and the early part of the 20th century, as well as converted abbeys and other church property. They are

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