The United Kingdom offers many social holiday destinations. Whether you prefer elegant, glamorous, exotic, or quaint destinations and accommodations, you can find it all in the UK. Here are some great places to visit in the UK that will be sure to create a talking point amongst friends.
In Scotland, you find beautiful deserted glens and breathtaking coastlines. You can explore historic towns and villages. You can enjoy big cities, such as Stirling, or small villages such as Pittenweem and Crail. The scenery in Scotland as almost mystic, leaving a lasting effect in your psyche. The white sands of its beaches and other-worldly lochs create a contrast to the sophistication of the cities.
Scotland is made up of 800 islands. Only about 300 of them are inhabited, and as pristine as they were 500 to 1000 years ago. The Scots are proud of their heritage and history, and you can find culture that reflects the wealth of poetry, music, writing, and sculpture that have enriched the lives of Scots.
More specifically, coma and enjoy the Edinburgh Castle. This is a World Heritage Site, with breathtaking views and rich history. The Whisky distilleries are another great draw, as is the Loch Ness. Who knows, you may be the one to get the definitive picture of Nessie!
No, glamping is not a country or village. It is a way of camping out with all the glamour of a 5 star hotel, one could say luxury camping. Companies specialize in this type of accommodation. Imagine how wonderful it would be to arrive in a secluded glen in the mystical countryside in Scotland, and find a luxury pop up or tent ready and waiting for you! You have the chance to be part of your surroundings, yet have all the conveniences of meals. Gone are the days of having to find a hotel in a remote area, just to get to take a shower. You’ll find that, with glamping, your pop up or tent will be fully prepared to give you all the comforts of home.
The country of Wales will create memories that rest in your soul for the rest of your life. This beautiful country, with its culture, myth, history, and legend, has over 640 castles. That is more castles than anywhere else in the world! There are six different sites in this country alone that are on the World Heritage Sites travel brochure. This country’s history is so rich that the city of Cardiff, while the youngest city in Great Britain, dates all the way back to the Roman occupation!
Not only can you tour castles for the duration of your holiday, you can visit Roman forts. There are even destinations that are associated with the legend of King Arthur. Come and enjoy the Offa’s Dyke Path that outlines the border between Wales and England. Or, climb Mount Snowdon or dine in a waterfront café on the Cardiff Bay. You can even visit one of the most haunted places in the UK at Llancaiach Fawr Manor.
Where ever you go in the UK, you’re sure to find fantastic memories. Enjoy your visit!