The Alton Towers theme park

The Alton Towers theme park

Situated in Staffordshire, the fascinating Alton Towers theme park is one of the top visitor attractions of the region. The theme park is extremely popular in the UK, attracting over 2.7 million of visitors in 2011 which made it the most visited of its kind in the entire country. The maximum capacity of the park is 28.000 of visitors per day. It is divided into 13 themed areas which are exciting and extremely popular for families, especially for children. Besides, there is a resort on the gro... [ read more ]

The best haunted castles in the UK

The best haunted castles in the UK

Myths and legends can be very exciting to many people. Some legends or mythical creatures like the Loch Ness Monster can even drag numerous visitors to a certain place (just like the “monster” drags thousands of tourists to the Loch Ness in Scotland for instance). Ghosts are also some mysterious “creatures”. Some say ghosts exist, while others laugh when someone talks about them. One thing is sure: there are numerous places in the UK which are considered to be haunted. These sites ran... [ read more ]

A weird attraction in Edinburgh – Mary King’s Close

A weird attraction in Edinburgh – Mary King’s Close

The university town, the famous Scottish capital city, Edinburgh is an extremely popular tourist destination, being actually the second most visited city in the UK. Both the Old Town and New Town of the city were inscribed on the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. The deluge of the breathtaking landmarks attracts more than one million overseas tourists yearly. The most important sights within the city are the following: Edinburgh Castle, St. Giles’ Cathedral, Holyrood Palace, Holyrood... [ read more ]

Spend your holiday at Swansea Bay

Spend your holiday at Swansea Bay

Situated on the Bristol Channel, more precisely on the Gower Peninsula, the astonishing Swansea Bay is a popular tourist destination. The cities located in the bay are the following: Swansea, Mumbles and Port Talbot. The bay is famous for owning the world’s largest tidal ranges. Swansea Bay is a popular holiday destination for both UK citizens and foreign tourists. There are some great beaches along the bay, including Swansea Beach, Aberavon Beach, Jersey Marine Beach and Baglan B... [ read more ]

The top highlights of the Gower Peninsula

The top highlights of the Gower Peninsula

The beautiful Gower Peninsula is situated in Wales. It is famous for being the first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Britain. Today it still attracts thousands of visitors. The area includes numerous sights and highlights which are with no doubt worth visiting. For instance there are six beautiful castles on the peninsula and numerous outstanding beaches which drag innumerable visitors yearly. Some of the top highlights of the Gower Peninsula are the following: the Oystermouth... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to the beautiful Inverness

Tourist guide to the beautiful Inverness

Situated in the Scottish Highlands, the wonderful city of Inverness is a great place to visit. The city is home to numerous fascinating landmarks and visitor attractions, including the Inverness Castles, Inverness Cathedral, the Old High Church, the Floral Hall, the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery and other sights. You can do some great things here which will surely make you a remarkable vacation. Inverness is also home to numerous great hotels and restaurants. If you decide to visit the city... [ read more ]

The top things to do in Belfast

The top things to do in Belfast

Northern Ireland’s capital city, the astonishing Belfast is a major tourist destination which is not surprising at all if we think of the deluge of the great visitor attractions and things to do offered by the city. Belfast is considered one of the United Kingdom’s most visited cities. It offers fantastic landmarks and sights, including the Belfast Castle, the City Hall, the St. Anne’s Cathedral, the Titanic Belfast, the Botanic Garden, the Crown Liquor Saloon and so on. In one of the p... [ read more ]

The best May festivals in London

The best May festivals in London

Planning a visit to London this month? Well, you will surely have a fantastic holiday. London is a buzzing city, being home to tens of world famous landmarks, great restaurants, bars, pubs, museums, theatres, shops and malls, good clubs and discos, picturesque open spaces and other sights. Besides, the city hosts numerous events and festivals every year. May is also a month full of great events. If you love the festivals and would like to find out which are the best May festivals in London, a... [ read more ]

Child-friendly attractions in London

Child-friendly attractions in London

As spring has arrived, the children want to get out in nature and enjoy themselves. In case you are looking for a great child-friendly destination which suits your preferences, too, I will give you a great tip: choose London. London is a fantastic city, full of astonishing parks, gardens and fantastic playgrounds for the kids. While you rest on a bench after an exhausting day of sightseeing, your kids can play and enjoy themselves. You can also take them to the fantastic London Zoo or other at... [ read more ]