Brit stops: Go off the beaten path
Temple Church is one of Brit stops: Go off the beaten path.

1. Temple Church

8.6
Inner Temple Ln, Temple, Greater London
Church · 10 tips and reviews

National PostNational Post: One of three Norman churches still standing in Britain, despite taking a direct bomb hit in the 1941 London Blitz. Most of the damage was to the oblong chancel added in the 13th century. Read more.

Hunterian Museum is one of Brit stops: Go off the beaten path.

2. Hunterian Museum

8.4
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields (Kingsway), London, Greater London
Museum · City of Westminster · 38 tips and reviews

National PostNational Post: Rows of glass cases full of pickled, dissected specimens from sea creatures to mammals greet visitors, including the skeleton of 7-foot-10 Irish giant Charles Byrne. Read more.

Sir John Soane's Museum is one of Brit stops: Go off the beaten path.

3. Sir John Soane's Museum

8.9
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, Greater London
History Museum · Holborn and Covent Garden · 65 tips and reviews

National PostNational Post: Chock full of man’s artistic achievements, be surer to buy the brochure at the entrance; it is your only guide to this lovely collection, with the exception of an eager attendant in the Picture Room. Read more.

Whitby Abbey is one of Brit stops: Go off the beaten path.

4. Whitby Abbey

8.8
Abbey Ln, Whitby, North Yorkshire
Historic and Protected Site · 19 tips and reviews

National PostNational Post: While visiting Whitby in 1890, Bram Stoker was so inspired by the view from the western cliff, he used it to plot out the opening scenes of Dracula. Read more.

The Whitby Jet Heritage Centre is one of Brit stops: Go off the beaten path.

5. The Whitby Jet Heritage Centre

123B Church St, Whitby, North Yorkshire
Jewelry Store · No tips or reviews

National PostNational Post: The red-dust that coats everything in the shop and museum is because jet isn’t stone, it’s the fossilized remains of a Jurassic period tree found only along this stretch of the North Yorkshire coast. Read more.

Bettys Café Tea Rooms is one of Brit stops: Go off the beaten path.

6. Bettys Café Tea Rooms

8.9
6-8 St. Helens Sq (adj Davygate), York, North Yorkshire
Tea Room · 90 tips and reviews

National PostNational Post: Lineups for tea in the café crafted by the designers of the Queen Mary ocean liner can be daunting. If you’re short on time, stop at the pastry counter to buy a Fat Rascal. Read more.

Grays Court is one of Brit stops: Go off the beaten path.

7. Grays Court

7.8
Chapter House St, York, North Yorkshire
Hotel · 10 tips and reviews

National PostNational Post: After strolling the Shambles, sinking into a sofa in an historic English country house’s tearoom is heaven. Add a lavender shortbread tower with blackberries and cream and it is simply nirvana. Read more.

The Magpie Cafe is one of Brit stops: Go off the beaten path.

8. The Magpie Cafe

8.2
14 Pier Rd, Whitby, North Yorkshire
Fish and Chips Shop · 60 tips and reviews

National PostNational Post: The menu offers an exhaustive selection of mainly fresh caught fish from the more common cod to coley and the elusive John Dory, all described in detail. It is worth the wait. Read more.