United Kingdom

The UK is one of the most popular destinations in the world and Heathrow airport is the busiest on the planet. Expect culture, history and lots to do in each country which has different appealing locations and things to see. We some fantastic travel packages available for both British and internationals. 


 
 

Things to Do in the UK

Discover the best of the United Kingdom with our activities, travel packages, backpacking ideas and experiences.

UK travel guide

United Kingdom Travel Guide

  • Capital: London (population 6,000,000 approx)
  • Currency: Pound £ (GBP) 
  • Country Area: 243,610 km2
  • Population: 62,000,000 (approx)
  • Language: English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic, Irish / Ulster-Scots 
  • International Dailing Code +44

 

Top Reasons to Visit the UK

  • History
  • So many different cities and places you can visit
  • London is one of the greatest cities in the world with so much to see and do
  • World famous tourist sights like Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, London Eye, Hyde Park
  • Spectacular countryside and nature especially in North Wales and Scotland
  • International cuisine
  • Amazing transport connections to the rest of Europe

 

How to Get to the UK

The UK has a large number of airports connected to international airports with thousands of flights arriving everyday. You can also cross into the UK from France via the channel tunnel, Eurostar or via ferry from destinations worldwide.

 

Weather & Best Time to Visit the UK

The UK has a variable climate changing from day to day and this country is well know for getting lots of rain. It is difficult to predict the weather. In general, the summers are warm and winters see snowfall. Summers never really reach boiling hot.

  • England - Compared to other places in UK, England is sunnier throughout the year. On some occasions there can be strong winds. Also the rains are unpredictable and it could rain at any time during the year. London, Manchester, Birmingham are some of the popular cities. The average temperature in summers is around 25°C to 15°C; in winters it is around 7°C to 0°C.
  • Scotland - The climate of Scotland is temperate and can be very unpredictable. Rainfall is not uniform across Scotland, with the western parts getting a lot more rains than the eastern parts. Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen are the major cities. The average temperature in summers is around 19°C to 10°C; in winters it is around 6°C to -1°C.
  • Wales - In Wales, most of the rain tends to fall between October and January. Days in winters are shorter and the region experiences snow. Summers are warmer than other parts of UK. Cardiff, Newport, Swansea are some of the popular cities here. The average temperature in summers is around 23°C to 12°C; in winters it is around 8°C to 1°C.
  • Northern Ireland – This region has relatively mild winters and cool summers. Northern Ireland is cloudier than England and gets less sunshine comparatively. Belfast, Lisburn, Newry are some of the popular cities here. The average temperature in summers is around 19°C to 10°C; in winters it is around 8°C to 0°C.

 

 

 

      

 

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