When tourists come to the United Kingdom, it is usually to visit the well-known tourist sites like Buckingham palace, the Stonehenge, and other similar locations.
The British summer weather may be dire, but don’t let that put you off taking a trip to see the best bits of our green and pleasant land. The UK has some terrific places to see, not to mention spectacular scenery, glorious countryside and dramatic coastlines. The best way to see it all is in the comfort of a nice car, so why not rent a classic to make your tour an extra special occasion? Maybe this year’s summer holiday should be a road trip of the British Isles, after all. Continue reading “The Best UK Road Trips”
Canal boats for me begin and end with Alan Partridge getting a dead cow thrown on him from an overpass by disgruntled farmers.
Of course that is a disservice to one of the most serene, peaceful and unique holidays available. Making use of the UK’s huge network of canals and waterways, it can be the perfect break for people that always liked the idea of living on the water without the thought of a choppy ocean that might make you seasick.
To be honest it took me years to actually stay in a B&B because I always had the impression that you were just staying in a stranger’s spare room. It was only a couple of years ago that I actually made use of a B&B in Inverness during a cycling trip.
As if you needed any other reasons to visit the UK with all the great sites and attractions that are already here but taking the time to do a bit of research on the various World Heritage sites can mean that you will be able to explore some truly wonderful sites. Continue reading “UK World Heritage Sites”