Berwick Upon Tweed England Scotland 

Berwick Upon Tweed

Whether Berwick upon Tweed is located in Scotland or England has long been debated, in fact the town has long alternated between the two, changing sides fourteen times in two hundred years up until 1482 when it became English, however much of the town remains more Scottish than English. For example the football team plays in the Scottish leagues rather than the English divisions. This is a town that may be ‘of England’ but it is certainly not located ‘within England’. Such has been the confusion over where the town…

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England Stratford Upon Avon 

Stratford Upon Avon

It is impossible to write about Stratford upon Avon without at least mentioning William Shakespeare, and there are opportunities here in Stratford to follow all aspects of his life from birth right through to his death.  Visitors can step foot inside the buildings in which he once walked and even see his plays performed in some of the town’s fabulous theatres, but although you will rarely see it mentioned anywhere, there is much more to Stratford upon Avon than the life and works of the nation’s favourite Bard. The town…

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Brighton England 


Fun and fashionable, stylish and funky are just some of the words that have been used to describe the colourful and vibrant seaside town of Brighton. There is just about everything you need here to give you a taste of all things British, from a royal palace through to fish and chips by the sea. The lifestyle is laid back and relaxed, the shopping opportunities are excellent and all of this is less than an hour away from London. As you wander around Brighton you will be able to see…

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England Oxford 


Oxford is known the world over as the ‘City of the Dreaming Spires’, filled with ancient university buildings and historic architecture. Oxford has been the home of royalty for some 800 years and a place for scholars to study and philosophise since the 9th century. This stately and historic Oxford is often romanticised as being a true taste of English heritage and history but despite appearances it has moved with the times and is still very much a modern city; alongside the ancient stone walls of the university buildings you…

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England York 


York is a truly stunning city, a real mixture of the ancient and the modern. It is a city that attracts visitors from all over the world, not only because of the impressive York Minster but also for the overall ambience of the place itself. The ancient city walls that once surrounded the ancient city are still very much a part of the modern York, and everywhere you go within the city you will see traces of its long and impressive past. York Minster This stunning cathedral is located in…

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England Manchester 


Manchester hasn’t always had the best reputation when it comes to being a haven for tourists, but over the past few years Manchester has gained a reputation for being a cultural hub, attracting visitors from all around the world, making it the third most popular city for tourist visits in the whole of the UK. What was once the industrial heart of the country has now become the place to be to discover all that is great about Britain.  The city has plenty of incredible museums that not only chart…

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England Liverpool 


Liverpool has something of a worldwide reputation; it is based upon the incredible amount of music and musical performers that the city has produced over the past sixty years. Liverpool has become perhaps the biggest cultural centre in the North West of England in recent years. Like other well established cities in the UK it has a strong industrial past with the river at its heart, traces of its industrial past can still be seen as you travel around parts of the city. Even if you visit the city quite…

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England London 


If you are travelling to the United Kingdom no visit would be complete without spending some time in the capital. There is so much to see and do here that you could easily fill a long weekend seeing the sights and still be left wanting to see more. No matter what you look for in a city break London has it all, from centuries of history to the very best in interactive museum exhibitions which use the very latest cutting edge technology. London has attractions that will thrill and inspire…

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Durham England 


Durham is a stunning cathedral city in the heart of the north east of England.  Not only does this city boast a beautiful cathedral there is also a fabulous castle and some amazing old university buildings. With the river running lazily through its centre it is a modern city with a very firm grasp on the past. The pretty cobbled streets are a reminder of the city’s medieval past, and from atop the steep hill the cathedral and the castle stands proud against the skyline. The city of Durham has…

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