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England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland all named in world's 20 most beautiful countries

But which came out on top?

England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland all named in world's 20 most beautiful countries

A good old ‘view’, a nice old ‘landscape’, that’s all you need sometimes, isn’t it? To just stand on a big rock somewhere and have a look out onto the sea – nice and relaxing, lovely and calm, you are finally at one with nature. Now, to the pub.

But where are you going to give your eyes the most exhilarating rollercoaster ride? You’ve got quite a big arena to be playing with here, lots of countries to go to, not much time – it would pay to make an informed decision. Which is exactly what you’ll make after taking a look at the list of the most beautiful countries in the world, according to Rough Guide readers.

20. Vietnam

19. Croatia

18. Ireland

17. Norway

16. Peru

15. Switzerland

14. Finland

13. India

12. Mexico

11. Slovenia

10. Wales (Whoooooo)

9. USA

8. Iceland

7. England (Whoooooo)

6. Indonesia

5. South Africa

4. Italy

3. New Zealand

2. Canada

1. Scotland (Whoooooo)

Those lot right up north did it in the end, didn’t they? Rough Guide said:

“Who can deny that these wild beaches, deep lochs and craggy castles are some of the most wonderful and beautiful sights in the world?”

I agree. Well done everybody, have an Irn Bru on us.

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