With all its mist-shrouded moors, enchanted wells, ancient woodlands and spooky AF castles, the UK is a truly mystical, magical sort of place. Don’t believe us? Well, there’s a reason this nation has produced thousands of years of myths, legends and folklore. From the tales of Merlin and King Arthur to Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings, this nation has inspired ’em all.
And plenty of those places are primed for you to explore. If you’re open to letting your imagination run wild and your sixth sense get the better of you, the UK has plenty of paranormal, supernatural places ready to send chills and blow minds.
A place can be mystical because of its haunted history or because it inspired fantastical films and books – or it can just feel a bit, y’know, special. Only the best magical places in the UK have made it onto this list – read on for some unbeatable fairytale trip inspo.
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