By Ferne Arfin
Places to Go in the United Kingdom
By Ferne Arfin, About.com Guide to United Kingdom Travel
The United Kingdom is small but packed with variety. It has brilliant white cliffs, gentle rolling countryside, remote rugged mountains and coasts, windswept fells, timeless islands, quaint villages, ancient market towns and vibrant cities. Here you'll find information, advice and inspiration about all kinds of destinations in the United Kingdom.
Cities and Towns
Venture beyond London for more of Britain's riches - a 750 year old university town, a thatched village on the downs, the breeding ground of 21st century indie sounds, a medieval shrine and pilgrimage center. The United Kingdom is full of vibrant cities, villages and towns drenched with history. Get the flavor of Britain's cities and towns with quick travel guides, itineraries, maps and touring ideas.
- Top 20 Most Popular UK Cities for Visitors
- London Travel Guide
- Edinburgh Travel Guide
- An Oxford Walk
- Manchester Travel Guide
Find stately homes and wonderful gardens, scenic rambles and traditional pubs. The places and destinations that define the essential England will often surprise you.
- A Ramble in the Downs
- The Jurassic Coast
- The English Pub Pundit at the Old Cross Pub
- The Lake District at a Glance
- Kirkstone - The Highest Pass in the Lake District
From the bustling cities of the South to the remote lochs, from the distant islands to the rugged highlands, there's plenty to see and do in bonny Scotland.
- Edinburgh Festival
- Loch Lomond and The Trossachs
- The 7stanes - A Mountain Biking Network Like No Other
The land of castles is also a country of rolling hills and valleys, majestic mountains and hundreds of miles of unspoilt coast. Wales, has its own distinctive culture, traditions, language - and amazingly spelled place names.