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What You Should Know More About England

  • Travel Advice

    • England is considered to be relatively safer however it is still advisable for you to avoid carrying excess cash with you in the public areas.

    • Do not flaunt your cash or valuables in the public areas.

    • Do not leave your important documents or valuables in the hotel room.

    • Make sure you book a hotel only where there is a facility of room safe available.

    • Do not let anyone deceive you.

    • Carry at least one proof of your identity with you at all times.

    • Do not leave your VISA or passport carelessly.

    • Do not entertain the touts.

    • Make sure you check for the quality of the street food before you begin eating it.

    • Do not try and get over friendly with the strangers.

    • Keep yourself away from all forms of drugs.

    • Do not indulge in physical or verbal fights with anyone.

    • Make sure you adhere to the local rules and traditions.

    • If you buy bottled drinking water, make sure you check for the seal.

    • Do gather enough information before you travel to any new destination.

    • In case you are going to a restaurant, check online for the dress code applicable.

    • Make sure you negotiate the fare before booking a cab or a taxi.

  • Drinking Law

    The legal age for drinking in England is 18 years.

  • Our Recommendations: What you can't afford to miss?

    London

    London is one of the most popular towns of England. It is known for its rich culture and arts, shopping, cuisine, historical museums, grand parks and royalty among other things. One cannot miss the joy ride on a double decker bus across the Tower Bridge over the Thames River while on their stay in London. The city is home to some of the best tourist attractions in the world including the Tower of London, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, London eye, The shard, St Paul's cathedral, Buckingham Palace and much more.


    Stonehenge


    This is one of the famous tourist attraction place in England. It is a popular prehistoric monument built nearly 5000 years ago, this is the reason why tourists love to visit it. Stonehenge is composed of earthworks surrounded by large erected stones. From about 2500 BC, Neolithic and Bronze age man used to bring enormous rocks from Wales and Marlborough downs. This beautiful monument has been listed under the World heritage sites by UNESCO.


    York


    York is famous for its rich heritage and a beautiful culture. There are numerous tourist attractions in this walled city and one of the famous landmarks is York Minster which is among the most beautiful looking cathedrals in the world. Even the York Castle Museum is a great place to visit for tourists who are interested in the past culture of the city. You must definitely visit the town to witness the best in architecture that the country has.


    Cambridge


    Cambridge is the most exquisite city in England located on the River Cam. The University of Cambridge which is one of the top university in the world is also here, the architecture of the University is simply mind blowing. The building exudes royalness for which England is quite popular for. The city has all the cultural and entertainment amenities that one might expect from it. Tourists can also take a boat ride to visit Fitzwilliam Museum which has a large collection of antiquities.


    Lake District

    Lake District is the second largest National Park situated in the northwestern region of England. Every year nearly 15 million people visit this beautiful National Park and have a great time here. The main attractions in this place are the peaceful mountains, glistening lakes and the blissful scenery you will get to see here. Tourists interested in some kind of adventure activity can also enjoy hiking and climbing in the Lake District.


    Snowdonia

    Snowdonia is the third National Park in United Kingdom. The stunning 360 view of the magnificent mountains and valleys, rivers, lakes from here is just breathtaking. Visitors can also see Ireland from here on a clear day. Your journey to England isn’t complete without seeing Snowdonia which is the highest mountain in Wales.


    Hyde Park

    You will just love the serenity of the park and completely forget that you are in midst of one of the most bustling cities of England while in the Hyde Park. It is a royal park and various events are held which are a treat to watch. Many tourists visit Hyde Park just to be a part of the events that are held here quite frequently.


    Buckingham Palace

    It is not only one of the major attractions of England but a popular landmark throughout the world. The Buckingham Palace is the administrative headquarters of the currently reigning monarch of the UK. Even the Royal wedding takes place here and a lot of people throughout the world gather here during a wedding event. It is definitely a must visit place in England.

  • What you will like there?

    Witness the Roman baths

    Although it might sound a little embarrassing but if you are a person interested in history, you can check out the Roman bath house which tells you how they took bath during the early 19th century. There is a sacred spring, the Roman temple which is inside the house as well. The place is quite popular and it receives a footfall of more than a million visitors every year.


    Watch a Football match

    England is among the nations where football as a sport is very popular. There are many local clubs including some of the most prestigious ones including the Manchester United, Chelsea and much more. They have their own league called the EPL which is one of the most highest rated football leagues in the world. If your schedule allows you, go watch a football match and witness world class players live in action.


    Windsurfing

    Windsurfing is a popular water sports activity here in England. You can enjoy it in the city of Hayle which provides suitable conditions for windsurfing. Just like most of the tourists if you don’t know how to do it, don’t worry at all, there are instructors who will guide you in the right way. Once you have learned how to windsurf, you can start surfing around the beautiful Cornish coast.


    Cycling

    Although tourists don’t indulge much in activities like cycling, it is one of the most fun filled and energizing activity. You will have a great time cycling through the streets of Bristol. If you want to have a calm experience, you can cycle alone through many iconic streets late at night. You can also take your group along to cycle around and explore a city which you have never been to before. This is a great experience in itself. Undoubtedly, cycling is a great thing to do in England.


    Horse riding


    Horse riding is an activity you must definitely try out in England. You can ride a horse probably anywhere in the world but the unique thing is you won't get a location as picturesque and lovely as England to ride in a horse. Usually newly married couples who are here to spend their honeymoon love to saddle up and go for a horse ride either on a beach or a nice romantic place. You can go for a horse ride on North Yorkshire among many other places in England.

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