Top 10 walking places in the UK

Top 10 walking places in the UK

Now that the bustle of the royal wedding is over, people can turn their gaze away from London and back to some other places in the UK that deserve the attention of the discerning tourist. Towns and cities are all well and great if you're interested in traditional attractions, shopping or dining, but the great outdoors and the English countryside have a unique charm that can't be replaced by anything else. So if you're the type of tourist who would like to see a bit of British nature but you ... [ read more ]

Budget eats in London

Budget eats in London

London is notoriously expensive, so what to do to save some money while you're visiting the British capital? Well, for one thing, you can spend less money on food. That doesn't mean that you suddenly have to go on a forced diet, on the contrary. There are lots of places in London where you can eat well even if you are on a budget, and it's not just that you can fill your stomach for cheap - you can fill it with delicious stuff! Skip the lines at fast-food joints, and eat some hearty, British foo... [ read more ]

The best camping spots in the UK

The best camping spots in the UK

The United Kingdom has an image of distinction, of tea parties and civilized conversation, and perhaps the occasional walk in a nicely organized park. However, there's another facet of the UK, a wild side that you can get easily acquainted with if you step outside the city and explore the countryside. No, we're not referring to the picturesque English countryside with its neat cottages, but the wilderness, the open plains and slopes and forests. Camping is the best way to explore all this, e... [ read more ]

10 amazing forests in the UK

10 amazing forests in the UK

Britain has a varied geography, and although many people still associate it with rolling hills or moorlands, there are several ancient (and some not so ancient) forests that can rival any of the woods in mainland Europe. After all, the UK is the home of Robin Hood (who made his living in a forest), as well as the friendly forest creatures from Winnie the Pooh. If you feel like wandering under the shadow of majestic trees for a while, and breathe in the smells of the forest, here are 10 amazi... [ read more ]

The most famous places in Britain

The most famous places in Britain

Britain has been around for quite a while, and the fact that it produced some of the most loved and respected writers and artists in the world lead to the rise to fame of several places in the country. After all, the best way to make a place known is to write about it or paint it! And even if that's not the case, there are some destinations in Britain that have a claim to fame, for one reason or another. So if you want to be able to say that you stepped foot on some really famous destination... [ read more ]

Places with funny names in the UK

Places with funny names in the UK

The National Trust is probably the best example for proving that British institutions don't lack a sense of humor, quite the opposite. The National Trust has released ten silly walks guide, a collections of online guides that will tell you how to get to some of the places with the most embarrassing names in the UK. Not only will you discover some truly amazing places, but you will be saved from the embarrassment of asking passers-by for directions. So here are some of the places with funny names... [ read more ]

The most beautiful national parks in the UK

The most beautiful national parks in the UK

As you've seen, the United Kingdom's natural landscapes are always worth a second look, and if you don't feel like going off into the wild on your own, you can admire all the beauty of the British natural wonders at a national park. One of the best parts about the national parks of the UK is the fact that they are completely undeveloped, so they retain all their scenic beauty without any man-made modifications. National Parks have inhabited areas too, but these are usually integrated into th... [ read more ]