Bruges is a lovely little Flemish town on the English channel, often referred to as the Venice of the North and designated as the 'European Capital of Culture," in 2002. Here are six things you must do while you're in Bruges, Belgium.
Rye The best views of the hodge-podge of medieval terracotta roofs and and timbered walls are from St. Mary's Parish Church tower or the Ypres Tower, the two oldest buildings in town. If you're visiting in early Spring, don't miss the annual Bay Scallop Week. Rye is scenic two hour train journey from London St. Pancras International, making it an easy day trip. —DJ
This festive, charming little street is in the seaside town of Weymouth, Dorset, which sits on a sheltered bay of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. The Weymouth Esplanade, where you may promenade, is particularly attractive with its colourful Georgian terraces, the multi-hued Jubilee Clock, and the popular sandy beach. Weymouth is also one of the sunniest spots in the UK.