The United Kingdom consists of 4 countries – England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, with England, Wales and Scotland making up Great Britain. Each country has its own government with varying degrees of power due to devolution however England’s capital city, London, remains the overarching government making decisions for the UK.
Map of the UK
Explore the countries of the UK
With 4 countries to explore consisting of regions, counties, cities and towns there is a huge number of things to do and places to visit in the UK. Whether you are looking to visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare in Stratford-upon-Avon, The Beatles hometown of Liverpool or the world-renowned universities of Oxford and Cambridge, a holiday to the UK will leave you wanting to come back time and time again.
Places to visit in the UK
National Parks and countryside regions to visit in the UK
The UK has a large number of National Parks for holidaymakers to explore from the Highlands of Scotland right down to Cornwall in the South East of England. Take a look at some of our favourite National Parks here if you are seeking a holiday in the UK’s stunning countryside.
Where to stay – Inspiration
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UK travel guides
The UK offers so much to tourists culturally and historically and so rely on a good travel guide to find the best places to visit to have the best time in the country. Covering everything from places to eat to days out a UK travel guide should be considered as an essential piece of kit for the duration of your stay!
Take a look at some of the best selling titles available for the UK on Amazon here.