Sensational sunset spots in the UK

14 April 2021

With the evenings now staying lighter for longer, there's nothing quite like watching the beautiful colours fade away beyond the distant horizon. Grab your camera and capture this incredible moment at one of these sensational spots around the UK to see a stunning sunset. 

Peak District and Derbyshire

The Peak District and Derbyshire boast some superb sunset spots and are full of breathtaking wonders waiting to be explored. For views like no other, we’ve selected a few of our favourite spots to soak up the sunset that should be on every traveller's wishlist: Monsal Head, Curbar Edge, Dovedale, Stanage Edge and Chrome Hill.

Where to stay: The Peacock at Rowsley

Located in the heart of Derbyshire, this luxury hotel offers an excellent base for exploring the beautiful Peak District. With fifteen bedrooms, guests can choose from cosy single rooms to luxurious suites with four-poster beds, each having been individually designed, featuring antique furnishing and luxury fabrics. During your stay, indulge in locally sourced ingredients from the fine dining menu at Peacock’s restaurant or for a more relaxed setting enjoy delicious food from the bar menu.

Isles of Scilly

If you’re searching for the ideal spot to take in the vibrant colours, what better way to watch the sunset than hiking up to the top of Watch Hill for one of the best views on the island.

Where to stay: Tresco Sea Garden Cottages

Just off the Cornish coast, the Sea Garden Cottages offer a perfect setting for a relaxing break. Guests will be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining, enjoying locally sourced ingredients from five island-inspired menus including Mediterranean-inspired beachfront dining at Ruin Beach Café and pub favourites at The New Inn or opt for a light lunch at Abbey Garden Café.


There are plenty of things to see and do in Bournemouth but there’s nothing like capturing the spectacular red and orange sky as you sink your toes into the golden sand.

Where to stay: The Green House

This luxury boutique eco-hotel is in the heart of Bournemouth and just minutes from the town’s restaurants and beaches. With 32 stunning rooms, guests can choose from a double, large double and master double rooms, all furnished with beautifully hand-crafted furniture that has been made using natural and sustainable materials. During your stay, enjoy locally sourced food at Arbor, the newest 2 AA Rosette restaurant in Bournemouth.


For the perfect sundowner experience, watch the sunset melt into the sea from the British Airways i360 Viewing Tower or head to the beach and pier and take in the incredible views as you sit on the shore.

Where to stay: Artist Residence Brighton

Easily one of Brighton’s most stylish hotels, this unique boutique hotel is situated in the centre of Brighton, with 24 rooms featuring quirky artwork and local character where guest can enjoy spectacular views of the sea and pier. Indulge in delicious local food produced by head chef Dan Kenny and his team in a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere at The Set. 


Where would you like to experience a stunning sunset? Get in touch with your Travel Counsellor today to discuss your perfect sunset experience.

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