Top 5 cultural sights of Wales

Top 5 cultural sights of Wales

Wales is a fantastic country, being home to numerous natural and cultural sights, not to mention its beautiful cities. Therefore, this country is very attractive among tourists. In some of my previous guides I have already presented you several aspects relating to the natural attractions and major cities of the country. In the following article I will present you the top 5 cultural sights of Wales. These landmarks are the following: Cardiff City Hall, Conwy Castle, Harlech Castle, Blaenavon ... [ read more ]

Top 5 ideas for rainy days in the UK

Top 5 ideas for rainy days in the UK

In spite of what many of us think, it doesn’t rain all the time in the UK…but let’s admit it – it does rain a lot. And when it does and you happen to spend your vacation here, it is good to have a plan B. Well, you don’t have to be worried about that plan, because there are dozens of things to do on those rainy days, too. From luxurious spas to breathtaking glasshouses, from interesting museums to castles, from indoor swimming pools to aquariums, there are lots of places in Britain... [ 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 ]

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 ]

A visit to the wonderful Drumlanrig Castle

A visit to the wonderful Drumlanrig Castle

Considered one of the most beautiful castles of Scotland, the wonderful Drumlanrig Castle can be found in Dumfries and Galloway, on the grounds of the Queensberry Estate. The magnificent castle was built in the 17th century, using beautiful pink sandstone. It is known as one of the first and most representative Renaissance jewels of Scotland. Today it is a major tourist attraction, offering plenty of great events, outdoor and educational activities, the possibility to rent it for different pri... [ read more ]

England’s most astonishing castles

England’s most astonishing castles

Visiting castles on a holiday is a very romantic activity. If you are planning a journey to the wonderful country of England, I have some outstanding castles to offer you for visiting. For many people England means dozens of medieval fortresses and castles. It is not surprising if we think of the deluge of these visitor attractions. There are tens of wonderful castles spread all over England. Which one to choose only depends on the region you are visiting. In order to help you make a good de... [ read more ]

Visit the city of Newport in Wales

Visit the city of Newport in Wales

Lying on the River Usk, the city of Newport is situated in the south-eastern part of Wales, being its third largest city. It used to be an important engineering centre and port city. Newport is a magnificent city, having 9 beautiful bridges and numerous notable buildings. The attractions of the city include the following: the former Post Office, Newport Castle, Newport Cathedral, Newport Bridge, the spectacular Belle Vue Park and so on. These are some outstanding tourist attractions which ar... [ read more ]

The best tourist guide to Gloucestershire

The best tourist guide to Gloucestershire

The beautiful county of Gloucestershire is situated in South West England. It is a very attractive region, being home to some fantastic natural and cultural attractions. These attractions include the Cotswold Hills, the county town, Gloucester with its magnificent cathedral, Berkeley Castle, Sudeley Castle, Tewkesbury Abbey, Dyrham Park and others. There are so many visitor attractions within the county that you won’t be able to choose which ones to visit and which ones to exclude. In orde... [ read more ]

Top 5 attractions of Winchester

Top 5 attractions of Winchester

Winchester is a beautiful cathedral city situated in England. The spectacular city is a popular tourist attraction, being home to some magnificent attractions. The major landmark of the city is its fantastic cathedral which is considered one of Europe’s largest cathedrals. The city is also famous for its university which is a very prestigious institution in the whole country. Other notable landmarks of Winchester are the Winchester Castle, the Wolvesey Castle, the Hospital of St Cross and th... [ read more ]

A guide to Lincoln

A guide to Lincoln

Lincoln is a magnificent cathedral city located in the historic county of Lincolnshire. It is a beautiful city, being situated on the Witham River, at the foot of a huge hill. The castle and the fantastic cathedral had been built on this hill. Both are significant landmarks of the city and also major tourist attractions. The wonderful city of Lincoln is a major tourist spot, attracting dozens of tourists each year. Other attractions include museums, parks, the Empowerment sculpture and also t... [ read more ]