The United Kingdom, comprised of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, is a diverse, traditional, and unashamedly modern place, mixing centuries of history and industry with some of the most cutting edge buildings and entertainment venues in the world. Whatever your preferences, you can just as easily travel back to the time of Shakespeare and before, or enjoy the best of the eclectic nightlife in cities all over the region. Also not to be missed is the local food and produce, often unfairly maligned and now experiencing something of a resurgence as culinary traditions and recipes are finding their way back onto menus all over the United Kingdom. Let’s have a look at the best places to visit in the UK!
In the famous words of Samuel Johnson, ‘When a man is tired of London he is tired of life.’ The capital city of England, London is one of the most diverse and exciting cities on earth, easily blending historical landmarks with cutting edge bars, restaurants, and nightlife. Come for all the classic hits like Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, and Big Ben, as well as a trip on the London Eye to take in the views over the River Thames. At night enjoy some of the finest dining in the world with a whole host of Michelin starred restaurants, or if you are interested in traditional culinary treats then go for a cream tea complete with scones and clotted cream.