Europe

UK

The UK is home to some of the most picturesque beaches, quaint villages and bucolic countryside scenery that you will find anywhere. To complement this, you'll find unique accommodation options that range from quirky boutique stays to grand opulent manor houses and sophisticated urban pads.

The Jewel in the UK's crown, London, has been a cosmopolitan city for centuries, a rich tapestry built up over a timescale that spans civilisations. No other city in the world can compete with London for its historical heritage – but it’s certainly not a city chained to its past. With one of the most vibrant cultural scenes of any world city, extraordinary ethnic diversity and a reputation for endless innovation, London is as important today as it ever was.

Average Temperature (°C)

Spring

Spring

11.3

Summer

Summer

18.0

Autumn

Autumn

13.3

Winter

Winter

6.3

Interesting Fact

Contrary to popular belief that Big Ben refers to the world famous clock, it is actually the name of the thirteen ton bell. The tower itself is known as St. Stephen’s Tower

Try a Taste

Roast Dinner

Roast Dinner

Traditional eaten on a Sunday, roast dinners are comprised of meat (chicken, lamb, pork or beef), roast potatoes, vegetable, a Yorkshire pudding and plenty of gravy. The 2nd most popular dish in Britain can be found in almost every pub across the UK.

Haggis

Haggis

A traditional Scottish dish, haggis is made from sheep's pluck, onion, oatmeal and spices encased in sheeps stomach. Despite how it sounds, haggis has a deliciious savoury taste and is often served with 'neeps and tatties' and whiskey. 

Welsh Rarebit

Welsh Rarebit

The original name for this dish was 'Welsh rabbit', this was later reinterpreted as the dish contains no actual rabbit. Welsh rarebit consists of a cheese sauce over toasted bread. The sauce can be made in many different ways, from sticking with just cheese to mixing with mustard to make a béchamel sauce. 

Interesting Fact

The Welsh town of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwlllllandysiliogogogoch is the longest name of a town in the world. 

Something Different

Hike the Highlands There are plenty of incredible hikes and walks to choose from in the Scottish Highlands. Stunning scenery and the crisp clean air makes the Highlands a must-see feature of the UK. Hike to see the iconic red sandstone sea stack 'the Old Man of Hoy' or hike to the top of Stac Pollaidh to get the best 360° panoramic views of Scotland's mountains and rugged coast.
Visit a Tropical Paradise The Eden Project located in Cornwall is home to thousands of plant species and wildlife native to the UK. Made up of multiple biospheres, the largest biome has a tropical environment - making it the largest indoor rainforest in the world. A great attraction for the sustainability conscious traveller and those looking for a tropical staycation.
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