For a truly lovely day out, the United Kingdom is home to a frankly ridiculous number of beautiful public gardens, so you’re really spoiled for choice. Don’t bother struggling with sand between your toes at the beach, visit a garden instead! Here are five of the best. 1. Coughton Court, Warwickshire Recently celebrating its 600th […]
England has an outsized impact on the world, both culturally and historically. Despite only 93,000 square miles throughout all of the United Kingdom (and only 50,000 in England), which would make it only the 12th biggest state in the United States, the island nation has a long and distinct history that is on full display alongside the storied landscapes that have captivated the imagination of poets and scholars for thousands of years.
With so much to see in a relatively small space, you can plan day trips from London to many of the national parks, the nearly 3,000 miles of coastline, or the historic sites that dot the countryside. Few nations on earth are home to as many still readily accessible historical wonders - from the cathedrals and palaces of the Middle Ages to the squat huts and village centers around which people have gathered for centuries. Whether hunting castles on long abandoned estates away from the hustle and bustle of modern life or visiting the tombs and monuments that have withstood dynasties across time, scholars and history buffs alike will find much to enjoy of England's past.
Of course, many travelers visit England for London alone. The city has stood as a beacon of western civilization for more than a millennia. Home to some of the most famous museums, theaters, parks, and monuments in the world, you could easily spend weeks here just sightseeing. Anglophile or jetsetter, England has much to offer on your next vacation.
The people of Britain have long been known for their particular ways, such as the food they eat and the way they talk. Even the way they present themselves to others has long been spoken about by people from other countries. If you are planning on visiting anywhere in the UK then here are some […]
For animal lovers the world is full of breath taking destinations. Whether you want to spend your time admiring the neck of a giraffe, or running around frantically shouting “mush, mush!” there will be the perfect place for you somewhere. To help you choose, take a look at the top 3 destinations for animal lovers. […]
Oxford, England, is a very well-known UK city. Many will attach the name with the famous Oxford University; however, in recent years the city is becoming very popular for tourists in the UK to go on guided walks. There is countless walks to participate in, all of which depart from the Oxford Visitors Information Centre. […]
From Gramophone to cassette players, and from Walkman to having mp3 players in hand held devices, it has become a lot easier to carry your favorite songs anywhere and have the pleasure of listening, at any time, and at any place. But in spite of all these devices and sound systems that might produce spellbinding […]
Whether you want miles of sand, ice cream and donkey rides or hope to catch the perfect wave, these 10 awesome locations for beach holidays in the UK are just what you need for some summer sun. 1. Holkham, Norfolk This stunning and secluded beach has no less than three miles of white sand stretching […]
Without a doubt, visiting locations where famous movies were shot is a great thrill. To walk the steps of some of your favorite actors and reliving some of the scenes gives you an enormous thrill. Having said that, we usually think that our favorite scenes were shot somewhere in a studio, closed from the spectators […]
Manchester is an undeniably amazing city, with masses of entertainment to suit all tastes and budgets. This is a list of the ten most popular things to do when visiting the historical British city of Manchester. The Royal Exchange Theatre This classic theatre is extremely popular with both Manchester residents, and visitors to the city. […]
Think of the United Kingdom and a stereotype of castles and pubs is formed along with images of royalty, a dark medieval history and bustling city streets. Some limit their knowledge of tourism destinations to the all-too-familiar locations of Dublin and London, but don’t leave the confounds of these popular urban areas to explore the […]
Tours Joining an organised tour is a great way of seeing and learning about the vibrant, diverse and historic mercantile and maritime city of Liverpool which, in 2004 became one of UNESCO’s world heritage sites. Perhaps the most popular of all of these tours is the Magical Mystery Tour dedicated to the places and history […]