Holidays overseas can be great especially as you can be sure of plenty of sunshine but when you consider the current higher costs, the falling pound, flight and ferry delays, upset tummys and sunburn a holiday in the UK looks a good option.
Regardless of how long you are going away for from a long weekend to a couple of weeks there are so many things to enjoy in the UK below is a list of reasons to get the best from your holiday in the UK.
There is a varied range of accommodation available in the UK to suit all budgets and personal preferences from camping and caravan sites, youth hostels, bed & breakfast, guest houses, hotels, log cabins and country cottages. All of these different types of accommodation are available throughout the UK including the seaside, the countryside, towns and cities.
The scenery in the UK is breathtaking from costal paths and stunning countryside to lakes and mountains the UK has some of the best scenery in the world and where ever you are there is always somewhere to enjoy a picnic. Download one of the many apps to your phone or tablet to discover what is available to you to learn more of what is available to you locally such as museums, galleries, visitor centres, amusement parks and zoos.
You will find that there are lots of museums and galleries which are free to enter, in London you have the British Museum, Science Museum, and V&A (plus many more), Manchester has the National Football Museum, Edinburgh is home to the National Museum of Scotland, you can visit a coal pit in Blaenafon, Wales, and in Coventry you will find the Transport Museum.
The UK is full of history back in 1707 the Kingdom of Great Britain was formed which included England Scotland and Wales with Ireland joining in1801. There is lots to explore including interactive museums, visitor centres, heritage sites, castles, stately homes and gardens. The best way to see all a town or city has to offer is to jump on a hop on hop off sightseeing bus where you will discover the history, landmarks and attractions on offer to you, this allows you to explore at your own pace and study the things most important to you and your family.
Drinking and Dining
There is nowhere better than the UK to enjoy a drink and a meal, nothing compares to sitting in great British pub many have lovely beer gardens to enjoy a drink or something to eat. UK restaurants are the best in the world with a huge variety to choose from offering great food to suit every palate and pocket there are also lots of tea rooms where you can enjoy the favourite afternoon tea.