United Kingdom

  • The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain is a sovereign state in Europe. Lying off the northwestern coast of the European mainland, it includes the island of Great Britain (the name of which is also loosely applied to the whole country), the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK that shares a land border with another state—the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the UK is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to its east, the English Channel to its south and the Celtic Sea to its south-southwest, attributing to it having the 12th longest coastline in the world. The Irish Sea lies between Great Britain and Ireland. With an area of 242,500 square kilometres (93,600 sq mi), the UK is the 78th-largest sovereign state in the world and the 11th-largest in Europe. It is also the 22nd-most populous country, with an estimated 65.1 million inhabitants. Together, this makes it the fourth most densely populated country in the European Union.

    Whether you wish to walk in the steps of giants in Antrim, to immerse yourself in Celtic culture at Eisteddfod, to pound the streets of an English urban jungle, to climb, ski or snowboard Cairngorms-style or simply to dream of having tea with the Queen, there is something for everyone in the United Kingdom.

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Discover Your Inner Highlander At These 3 Scottish Castles Discover Your Inner Highlander At These 3 Scottish Castles A lot of people's favorite TV viewing these days involves tartans and time travel against a backdrop of essential Scottish scenery: misty lochs, craggy mountains, and castles that are among the most iconic and recognized in the world.Fiction meets his
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Eat Lunch on the River Thames on an Oxford Picnic River Boat Cruise Eat Lunch on the River Thames on an Oxford Picnic River Boat Cruise Looking for a great picnic idea? Then check out the Oxford Picnic River Boat Cruise in England. On this tour visitors will see Christchurch College, the university boathouses and the regatta course while gliding gently down the River Thames & enjoying a gourmet picnic.
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Thames River Cruise: See London by Boat Thames River Cruise: See London by Boat Does the idea of taking another bus tour make you want to stay at the hotel? Take your tour of London on a historic River Thames cruise, and see the sights in luxury.
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