The best winter destinations in the United Kingdom

The best winter destinations in the United Kingdom

Winter had almost arrived. If you are planning a trip somewhere in the United Kingdom during the winter months, I have to tell you that you have found the perfect article. It will contain useful information about the best winter destinations in the United Kingdom. These destinations aren’t typical ski- or winter sports resorts. These are recommended for those who prefer warmer temperatures during the winter months, too. Some of the following destinations offer fantastic hotels and facilitie... [ read more ]

The best family-friendly accommodation in the UK

The best family-friendly accommodation in the UK

The UK has no shortage of accommodation for backpackers, budget travelers, or those who want to spurge and pamper themselves a bit in a luxury hotels with all the amenities one could wish for. So if you want the holiday of a rugged independent adventurer or a movie star, there are plenty of options for you in the UK. But what if you are traveling with kids and you have to make sure that they can have all the comforts of home, and then some? Family travel usually takes more planning than if y... [ read more ]

The most beautiful university campuses in the UK

The most beautiful university campuses in the UK

Some of the oldest and most famous universities in the world are located in the UK, and there are probably few people who haven't heard of age-old, respected, and envied institutions like Oxford or Cambridge. Few people have the privilege of attending these universities, but at least anyone with an interest in architecture and fancy university campuses can take a walk on their grounds. If you want to see some of the most beautiful university campuses in the UK, either if you're looking for p... [ read more ]

Where to eat the best scones in the UK

Where to eat the best scones in the UK

British deserts tend to be creative and end up being exactly what you need to accompany a cup of tea on a rainy afternoon, but perhaps some of the best known sweet treats in the UK are scones. A proper cream tea can't be had without at least a couple of freshly baked scones slathered in generous amounts of clotted cream and a dollop of jam on top. These omnipresent pastries are not difficult to find in run of the mill cafes and bakeries, but if you only want the very best, then we have a few... [ read more ]

Where to eat the best fish and chips in the UK

Where to eat the best fish and chips in the UK

British food has long been condemned for being unhealthy and heavy, and with little chance of success in today's culinary trend of eating only low calorie foods that don't do all that much to fulfill the needs of your taste buds. But despite its somewhat shabby reputation, British food is hearty and tasty, and seeing as it is still gleefully ingurgitated by millions of people worldwide, it's safe to say that British food is here to stay. And one of the staples of British street food and take... [ read more ]

The most eccentric attractions in the UK

The most eccentric attractions in the UK

The UK is a place of classical beauty, lavish architecture, and dignified daily rituals (think 5 o'clock tea), but there is a wilder side to this country that walks hand in hand with subcultural styles and attractions ranging from the quaint to the downright bizarre. Such a varied country cannot be explore only one way if you want to get the full UK experience, so between visits to museums, castles or shopping arcades there's place for some more unusual sights too. The most eccentric attract... [ read more ]

Top 5 destinations in Devon and Cornwall

Top 5 destinations in Devon and Cornwall

Devon and Cornwall are two separate, neighboring counties that fit so well together like the pieces of a puzzle, not only geographically (obviously), but also when it comes to natural features, culture and pride in their Celtic heritage. Both Devon and Cornwall have a rich history with deep Celtic roots so it makes sense to visit them in one go, especially since you have to pass through Devon to get to Cornwall anyway. The two counties form the westernmost tip of  England's West Country, so... [ read more ]

The best Celtic sites in Britain

The best Celtic sites in Britain

The British are, and have been for the past several centuries, one of the most powerful people not only in Europe, but in the entire world. But if you look back at the UK's admittedly exciting history, you will notice that the country took the shape it has today as a result of suffering a series of conquests and invasions. The earliest inhabitants of the British Isles were various tribes of Britons, who today are collectively called Celts. They were conquered by Romans, next came a wave of A... [ read more ]

The best seaside villages in the UK

The best seaside villages in the UK

The British coast is a great place to be in summer, especially if you are planning on enjoying yourself in the countryside. And if you want to enjoy it as much as possible, a small seaside village is the best base of exploration you can find. The coast is dotted not only with well to do resort towns, but also inconspicuous yet very picturesque villages where you can always find a friendly bed and breakfast or hotel where you can spend the night. Here are the best seaside villages in the UK, ... [ read more ]

The best beaches in the UK

The best beaches in the UK

If you're British, then you probably can't wait for summer so you can go off to sunnier, warmer places. But if you're living outside the UK, the cool British summers probably hold enough attraction for you, and a holiday on the coast of the UK is not devoid of charm any way you look at it. Contrary to what one might think, summer in the UK is not all rainy and foggy, quite the opposite. Mild weather, clear skies and gentle sea breeze are pretty much the norm on many of the best beaches in th... [ read more ]