Visiting UK? Search For Places To See in UK
Get a map before
you go, find the places you want to visit and work out a route
- it will save time later but be prepared for a change if
something more interesting should come up. You're bound to
come across someone who'll tell you somewhere better to go!
Want to find your way around then explore them before you
Firstly, a quick rundown of the most
important places to see:
Tower of London where you can take in the Beefeaters and Crown
Jewels, Westminster with Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster
Abbey, Trafalgar Square (just because everyone's been there).
National Gallery, Buckingham Palace, Covent Garden, British
Museum, Imperial War Museum, St Paul's Cathedral, Madame Tussauds,
Science Museum, Soho, & Piccadilly Circus. Here are:
Tower of London: Apart from
being a tourist attraction, the Tower is used to guard the priceless
Crown Jewels, used to crown sovereigns on their Coronation Day.
The guardians of the Tower are famously recognized in their red
tunics and black stockings and being known as the 'Beafeaters'.
Situated on the north side of Trafalgar Square, the National Gallery
has been the home for the National Collection of Art from 1250 to
1900. The gallery contains more than 2,300 paintings - all of which
are owned by the British public.
Palace: This is the
official London residence of HM Queen Elizabeth II. After being
developed from a large townhouse built for the Duke of Buckingham
Science Museum: Founded
in 1892, the Science Museum was originally a combination of items
from the Royal Society of Arts and the Great Exhibition of 1857,
but now is home to an unparalleled collection of technological history
running to hundreds of thousands of exhibits.
Square: At the centre
of London lies Trafalgar Square, in fact the square is the point
from which all distances to locations in the UK are measured.
Imperial war museum:
The Imperial War Museum was originally founded in London in
1917 to commemorate those who died or suffered in the First
World War. Focusing on British and Commonwealth conflicts
from the First World War to the present day, the museum features
military vehicles, weapons, war memorabilia, a library, a
photographic archive and an art collection, and the exhibits
also include film and sound recordings.
Abbey has been seen as a centre of learning, third only to
Oxford and Cambridge in importance until as recently as the
nineteenth century, and parts of the King James Bible and
the New Testament were translated there.
But, the second
thing that gets into mind is where to stay, an accommodation.
Over 2000 UK hotels to choose from, each hotel independently
owned and each with its own charm and character.
No matter which
region of the United Kingdom you wish to visit, you will encounter
enchanting towns, welcoming residents and a wealth of natural
beauty and adventure. The UK is full of unique holiday accommodations
including guest houses and timeshare rental properties for
those who prefer self catering holidays and with cheap n competitive
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