UK Hotels

  • UK Hotels

    Hotel accommodation in the UK varies dramatically in terms of price and quality. Every type of holiday and hotel accommodation is available in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. From guest houses, campsites, bed and breakfasts and farmhouse accommodations to stays in stately homes and modern designer hotels there is something for everyone. It is generally felt that UK holiday accommodation has been increasing in standards and value in recent years. But why not check our hotel reviews to give you some ideas on where are the best places to make your visit an enjoyable stay? You can also read our recommendations below of the reasons why we think the UK is such a great place to visit.

  • About the UK

    The United Kingdom, also known as Great Britain, is made up of four countries - England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. For a relatively small group of islands set apart from mainland Europe the UK not only offers some of the most diverse and attractive landscapes on the continent but some of its more vibrant and cosmopolitan cities. Whether you like to walk around stunning coastal trails, ancient medieval towns or dramatic National Parks the UK offers it all and much more. Britain's history of empire and tradition combines with a modern, multi cultural and forward thinking country. The sense of humour, friendliness and diversity of its inhabitants are legendary.

  • Attractions

    Cardiff Castle

    This impressive city-centre Welsh castle covers three periods of history - Roman, Medieval and Victorian.

    Snowdonia

    This spectacular mountain range in Northern Wales includes Mount Snowdon at 1085m. Snowdonia is the second-largest national park in Britain after the Scottish Highlands.

    Scottish Highlands

    The beautiful highlands of Scotland are one of Europe's last grand wildernesses and are an important wildlife haven. Covering an upland area in the far west and northern half of mainland Scotland the area includes deep narrow lochs and Britain's highest mountain range The Cairngorms.

    Edinburgh

    The beautiful historic capital of Scotland includes the spectacular Edinburgh Castle perched high on a volcanic outcrop. Fame for its annual entertainment fringe festival. Much of the city is a World Heritage listed site.

    Belfast Castle

    Occupies a prominent site on the slopes of Cave Hill, some 400 ft above sea level. This magnificent sandstone building, now managed by Belfast City Council, has close associations with the city's past and the history of Northern Ireland. The superb visitor centre makes Belfast Castle a 'must' for every visitor.

    Giant's Causeway

    Northern Ireland's top tourist attraction and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The world famous Giant's Causeway displays formations of unusual six sided basalt columns. Coastal and cliff paths are also there for exploration. There is also a Visitor centre with interpretive displays.

    Buckingham Palace

    The official London home of the Queen and royal family since 1837. You can visit the Throne Room, Music Room, State Dining Room and many other extravagantly decorated apartments.

    The Tower of London and the Crown Jewels

    The Tower of London has been home to every king and queen from William the Conqueror to Henry the VIII. It has also been the scene of a number of executions, including Anne Boleyn.

    The British Museum

    One of the oldest and largest museums in the world includes key exhibits The Rosetta Stone, the Lindisfarne Gospels and the Elgin Marbles.

    Manchester

    England's Northern capital was once a powerhouse centre for the industrial revolution as evidenced in the multitude of canals and red brick factory buildings. Now a modern, thriving cosmopolitan centre with an acclaimed arts and music scene.

    York

    Picturesque medieval city once the most important in England outside London. Well preserved 13th century walls, magnificent cathedral, medieval streets, grand houses and attractive riverside pubs ensure it's a popular destination for tourists.

    Stonehenge

    Major English prehistoric monument once used by druids as a temple for sun worship. Still a sacred spiritual site for many Britons.

    Windsor Castle

    One of the many official residences of The Queen used by the royals for over 900 years. This exquisitely typical English castle was originally built for William the Conqueror to guard the approach to London. Works of art on display include Rembrandt, Rubens, Holbein and Van Dyck.

    The Lake District

    England's most beautiful region. A stunning series of lakes and fells are set among dramatic mountains. Charming historic towns and villages can be explored.

    Stratford-upon-Avon

    The birthplace of William Shakespeare. You can visit the five houses connected with Shakespeare and learn about Tudor life.

    Madame Tussauds

    Popular London attraction with over 2.6 million visitors every year. It houses the finest collection of wax models of contemporary and historical figures in the world.

    Westminster Abbey

    Believed to have been built on the site of pre-Christian holy buildings in London. Almost every king and queen of England has been crowned in Westminster Abbey for the last 900 years and members of the monarchy and famous Britains are also buried here.


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