Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, England. John Ruskin famously said, ‘I have always held and proposed against all comers to maintain that the Cathedral of Lincoln is out and out the most precious piece of architecture in the British Isles’
The Albert Dock (regenerated, once run down area in the city centre) with the Anglican cathedral in the background 24. Liverpool Get there via Virgin train from Euston London, 2 hours 30 minutes, from £41 return. Have a bite at the hip music house, The Baltic Social or go more traditional with Spire. Make sure to see Albert Dock, the first completely cast-iron construction in London. When you're done admiring the architecture, The Beatles Story museum is close by. Grab a pint at Ye Cracke…
Saint Sulpice Church & Fountain, Paris - In 1732 a competition was held for the design of the west facade, won by Servandoni, who was inspired by the entrance elevation of Christopher Wren's Saint Paul's Cathedral in London.
Hidden in the centre of London, the ruins of St-Dunstan-in-the-East, a church built in the eleventh century and severely damaged during The Blitz. The ruins were repurposed into this Victorian gothic dreamscape of a public garden, crawling with Virginia creepers and creepily atmospheric.