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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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The UK is a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures, possessing both a fascinating history and dynamic modern attractions. The United Kingdom is the 10th most visited country in the world and the 4th most visited country in Europe (2019).

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The capital and largest city is London, a truly global metropolis like no other, and many of the country’s other cities have much to offer. To truly experience England, however, you must venture out of the hustle and bustle of the capital and see what the rest of England has to offer. You will find the rest of England very different to its capital city; indeed, if you only visit London, you haven’t seen ‘England’—you’ve seen one city that differs in many ways to the rest of the country.

To understand their sheer diversity, compare genteel Oxford with brooding Edinburgh, gentrifying Manchester, musical Liverpool, sports-mad Cardiff, the cultural melting pot of Birmingham or newly thriving Belfast, while remembering these are but the tip of the iceberg.

Big Ben (formally known as the Elizabeth Tower, map), without doubt one of the world’s most iconic buildings, it is being renovated and will not begin striking again until 2021. Stonehenge (map), an ancient stone circle near the cathedral city of Salisbury.

Scotland forms the northern part of Great Britain, and includes over 700 islands. The capital is Edinburgh and the largest city is GlasgowEdinburgh Castle (map) is a magnificently situated royal fortress on one of the highest points in the city. The castle has been in continuous use for 1000 years and is in excellent condition.

Wales was once an independent, though rarely unified nation, with a strong Celtic and Druidical tradition. Wales is part of Britain and so part of the UK, but is not part of England. It is correct to call Welsh people British, but incorrect and even offensive to call them English.

Northern Ireland has world heritage sites such as the Giant’s Causeway (map), stunning landscapes, unique scenery, vibrant cities.

The United Kingdom has an array of National Parks and designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty that serve to preserve the country’s natural heritage. +  Natural England, + *National Scenic Area (NSA) is a national landscape designation applied in Scotland. National Trails are long distance footpaths and bridleways in England and Wales.

Some of the United Kingdom’s most famous festivals include Notting Hill CarnivalGlastonbury and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

The busiest period for domestic travel in the UK is during bank holidays and the summer months, with August being the busiest.

British rain is world renowned, but in practice it rarely rains more than two or three hours at a time and often parts of the country stay dry for many weeks at a time, especially in the East.


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Tiqets is an online booking platform for museums and attractions that connects travelers worldwide with more ways to experience culture.

The country’s principal tourist destinations are London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Oxford, Cambridge, York, and Canterbury. The United Kingdom hosts a total of 32 World Heritage sites.

Lake District: This scenic region in northwest England is known for its stunning lakes, mountains, and picturesque villages. + visitlakedistrict.com.

Cornwall: This beautiful coastal region in southwest England is popular for its beaches, surfing, and picturesque seaside towns.

The Scottish Highlands (+highlandtitles.com): This rugged region in northern Scotland is known for its dramatic landscapes, including Ben Nevis, Loch Ness, and the Isle of Skye.

whichmuseum.co.uk — Welcome to the cultural world of WhichMuseum, your place for museums, exhibitions, reviews and sharing cultural experiences.

TOP 20 of museums in the United Kingdom:

*List of museums in England / *List of museums in Northern Ireland / *List of museums in Scotland / *List of museums in Wales

Pub culture is an integral part of the social fabric of the UK. Pubs (short for public houses) are traditional drinking establishments that serve alcoholic drinks such as beer, wine, and spirits. They are often frequented by locals as a place to socialize, relax, and catch up with friends and family.

In addition to being a place to drink and eat, pubs are also important community hubs. They often host events such as pub quizzes, live music, and sports screenings. Pubs are also a popular venue for celebrations such as birthdays and weddings.

Overall, the pub culture in the UK is an important part of British society, providing a place for people to come together and enjoy a drink, a meal, and good company. Absolutely the best pubs in the uk:

Also сheck оut мore info: *List of pubs in London / *List of award-winning pubs in London (wiki)

Within the United Kingdom there are fourteen national parks of which nine are in England, three in Wales and two in Scotland. There is one further area in England with “equivalent status”.

Also сheck оut мore info: *National parks of the United Kingdom (wiki)

#1 Glastonbury

In addition to contemporary music, the festival hosts dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret, and other arts. Useful information.

#2 Visit Edinburgh

Our article about the city of Edinburgh. Information about the city’s attractions, culture, events, and activities. Public transport.

#3 Fringe Festival

The Fringe is the world’s largest arts festival, which in 2018 spanned 25 days and featured more than 55,000 performances.

Public Transport.

Guide to traveling to and getting around in United Kingdom.

TRAVELINE – Provides online travel planner services for all public transportation across Great Britain. They also have separate planners dedicated to specific regions.

CityMapper – London – The ultimate transport app and technology for mobility in cities.

Also сheck оut мore info: Getting around Britain (visitbritain.com).

BUS: National Express | UK Stop finder

TRAIN: The essential source for rail travel information in Great Britain is the National Rail website. It includes an extremely useful journey planner, ticket prices and detailed information about every railway station in the country. (*Rail travel in Great Britain).

AIRPORT: airportguides.co.uk. The most important airports are London HeathrowLondon Gatwick and Manchester Airport. All three have multiple terminals and are collectively served by a vast range of airlines and flights from the four corners of the map.

FERRY: There are many ferry routes into the UK from continental Europe. (*Ferry routes to Great Britain)

Bicycles may be taken on car ferries and on Eurotunnel shuttle trains. Eurostar allows folding bikes on all its trains, and offers a more restricted service for other bikes, but has quite strict and specific rules that are worth reading up on before you travel.

Spilling the Tea on GB | Come See Things Differently.

Welcome to the official VisitBritain Youtube channel! This is just the place if you’re daydreaming about your next trip to Britain, longing for rolling green hills and fairytale castles, amazing music festivals and great breaks in the world’s most exciting cities. Stop by anytime and indulge.

⇒ video source: Love GREAT Britain / youtube.com /

Useful websites.

Links to additional resources with useful information for planning your trip.


Ways to visit the UK. Visit for tourism, business or a short stay (up to 6 months), airport transit visas. + Visa & Entry (visitbritain.com)

Visit London.

Our article about the city of London. Information about the city’s attractions, culture, events, and activities. Public transport.


We can help you making your journey using the most up to date information from around the UK for all transport companies.

NationalTrust.org.uk: The National Trust is a conservation organization that protects historic buildings, gardens, and natural landscapes in the UK. Their website provides information on the organization’s properties and events.

EnglishHeritage.org.uk: English Heritage is another conservation organization that protects historic buildings and sites in England. Their website provides information on the organization’s properties and events.

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty: England, Wales and Northern Ireland has 46 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, covering 18% of the countryside, over a fifth of the English coast, and including 12,000 miles of footpaths and bridleways.