UK’s Top Attractions

London Eye

The London Eye is located on the south bank of the River Thames and opened in 2000. Originally called The Millennium Wheel architects created the London Eye to celebrate the dawn of the new Millennium. The turning of the wheel is meant to represent the turning of the century. The London Eye stands 442 feet (135 meters) tall. [More information on London Eye]

Warwick Castle

Mediaeval England is brought back to life at Warwick Castle but the history of the castle dates back to the 11th century when it was built by William the Conqueror. Warwick Castle offers something for everyone young and old. This is a typical castle with a Great Hall, State rooms, Chapel, Ghost Tower and dungeons… [More information on Warwick Castle]

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is the most iconic royal building in England. It is the London residence of Her Majesty The Queen and is one of only a few working royal palaces left in the world. Since 1837 Buckingham Palace has been the official residence of the Britain’s sovereigns… [More information on Buckingham Palace]

Big Ben and Palace of Westminster

The Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament) and the Elizabeth Tower commonly called Big Ben, are among London’s most iconic landmarks. Big Ben, the massive bell in the clock tower weighs more than 13 tons. The Palace of Westminster was destroyed by fire in 1834. It was decided in 1844 the new buildings for the Houses of Parliament should include a tower and a clock… [More information on Big Ben and The Palace of Westminster]

Tower Bridge

London’s Tower Bridge is one of the most recognizable bridges in the world. Its Victorian Gothic style stems from a law that forced the designers to create a structure that would be in harmony with the nearby Tower of London. Plans for the Tower Bridge were devised around 1876 when the east of London became extremely crowded and a bridge across the Thames in that area of the city seemed a necessity… [More information on the Tower Bridge]

Lake District

The Lake District is a mountainous region in North West England. At 885 square miles the Lake District is England’s largest national park, just waiting to be explored. Home to England’s deepest lake Wastwater, longest lake Windermere and highest mountain, Scafell Pike. In-fact there is only 5 peaks over 900 meters in England and they are all here in Cumbria… [More information on the Lake District]

Stonehenge

The iconic structure of Stonehenge is one of the most easily recognizable in the world. This Prehistoric monument located in Wiltshire is one of the most famous sites in the world and popular tourist attractions in the UK. Stonehenge is a Neolithic monument complex  from the Bronze Age… [More information on Stonehenge]

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is one of the most famous castles in the World. Windsor castle can boast continuous occupation for over 900 years. Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal family regard Windsor Castle as their home.Windsor Castle has a chequered history that moves from its construction as a Wooden Motte and Bailey castle built by William the Conqueror to a massive stone fortress. Surviving siege warfare in the Age of Medieval Knights and… [More information on Windsor Castle]

Shakespeare’s Hometown (Stratford upon Avon)

Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare is steeped in culture and history. Set in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside, on the banks of the river Avon, it is one of the most important tourist destinations in the UK. With easy road, rail and airport access it is the perfect place for a vacation. Wander through Stratford, get a taste of Olde England. [More Information on Shakespeare’s Hometown]

Seven Sisters Cliffs

The Seven Sisters are gleaming white cliffs visible for miles at sea and terminating in a series of gently undulating chalk Downs. Some countries rise out of the sea from gently sloping beaches. Others have mountains that march right to the water’s edge. But England meets the English Channel with abrupt ranges of white chalk cliffs… [More information on Seven Sisters Cliffs]

Melrose Abbey

Melrose Abbey is one of four ruined Border Abbeys built in 1136 by David 1st. The Abbey was burnt down in the 14th century and rebuilt in the 15th, being abandoned by the 16th century. It was one of the wealthiest monasteries in Scotland and is also the burial place of King Robert the Bruce’s heart … [More information on Melrose Abbey]

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle is one of top tourist attractions in Scotland and it dominates Scotland’s capital city from a great rock. It’s story has helped shape the nation’s history. Edinburgh Castle is not only beautiful … [More information on Edinburgh Castle]

Glasgow Cathedral

Glasgow Cathedral is one of Scotland’s most magnificent medieval buildings. Glasgow Cathedral is built on the site where St. Mungo, patron saint of Glasgow, was thought to have been buried in AD 612, and there is a shrine to the Saint in the lower church.  The present cathedral was built during … [More information on Glasgow Cathedral]

The Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Palace of Holyroodhouse was founded as a monastery in 1128. The Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh is The Queen’s official residence in Scotland. Situated at Holyroodhouse and the tradition has been maintained to the present day. Each year, The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh entertain around 8,000 guests … [More information on The Palace of Holyroodhouse]

Millennium Stadium

The Millennium Stadium is the national stadium of Wales and the third largest stadium in Britain with a capacity of 74,500. Since opening in June 1999 the Millennium Stadium has welcomed on average over 1.3 million visitors per year… [More Information on the Millennium Stadium]

Cardiff Castle

In the heart of the Welsh capital is Cardiff Castle a truly remarkable site with a history that spans over 2,000 years. No other building in Great Britain has so many different architectural styles from various ages… [More information on Cardiff Castle]

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