Your best tourist guide to Dorset

Your best tourist guide to Dorset

The wonderful county of Dorset is situated in the southernmost part of England, presenting a long coastline. The county town is the beautiful Dorchester. Dorset is home to numerous fascinating visitor attractions ranging from castles to museums, from churches to gardens, from beaches to historic sights and others. If you are traveling to Dorset on your next holiday, this guide might help you finding the best sights. It will serve as your tourist guide to Dorset. I am absolutely sure that you... [ read more ]

The best attractions in and around Bournemouth

The best attractions in and around Bournemouth

The wonderful coastal town of Bournemouth is situated in the southern part of the UK, in Dorset. It is an extremely popular tourist destination of the country. Besides the beaches, there are other fantastic visitor attractions in the town. The surrounding area is also very attractive. If you would like to find out which are the best attractions in and around Bournemouth, I suggest you to read the following guide. Below I will present you the best places to visit in and around the town. From ... [ read more ]

Travel guide to the best family-friendly attractions in Dorset

Travel guide to the best family-friendly attractions in Dorset

If you spend your holiday with the children and still don’t know which destination to choose that fit their preferences, too, I will give you an advice. Go to Dorset! The county of Dorset is located in South West England, on the English Channel coast. It has numerous natural and cultural attractions, but as we all know, children get bored by visiting tourist attractions. They love to play and practice different sports and activities. Whether it is a theme park, an interesting museum, a playg... [ read more ]

5 destinations for Christmas in the UK

5 destinations for Christmas in the UK

British winters are not exactly famed for being white and idyllic, but neither are they the wet and gloomy affairs that they are made out to be. And  even if December ends up being on the wet side, the holiday season in the UK is fun and exciting enough to take your mind off the weather. e Christmas is a big deal in the UK: villages, towns and cities are decorated with colorful lights, the Christmas rush begins, and carols are heard everywhere. Whether you want to cozy up with your family a... [ read more ]

Family vacation ideas in the UK

Family vacation ideas in the UK

The UK might be a perfect holiday destination for party people, shopping addicts and history buffs alike, but it is also a great place for families who want to combine a relaxing time for the parents with enough fun to keep the kids happy. The UK has more than its fair share of family friendly destinations which work for travelers of all ages. The most difficult thing about choosing a family travel destination is to find something that is interesting for both the adults and the kids, so here... [ 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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]