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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Sample the “Sean Connery of Single Malts” and more in Speyside Sample the “Sean Connery of Single Malts” and more in Speyside Speyside is arguably the finest whisky-producing region in the world and a worthy place to devote yourself to a day of malt immersion.
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765 Bottles of Malt on the Wall in Speyside 765 Bottles of Malt on the Wall in Speyside The Quaich Bar at the Craigellachie Hotel in Speyside offers about 765 single malts arranged in alphabetical order on shelves around its walls.
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Minmore, House of Spirits in Cairngorms National Park Minmore, House of Spirits in Cairngorms National Park A stay at Minmore House on the Glenlivet estate in Cairngorms National Park, the mythic heart of the Highlands.
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A Scenic But Challenging Course At Braid Hills Public Golf Course A Scenic But Challenging Course At Braid Hills Public Golf Course The Braid Hills is an 18-hole course, but with an option of playing 9-holes. The Braids and Wee Braids courses are combined during the winter months of December to March to avoid using the greens. The course offers ample parking spaces, changing facilities and a shop where you can hire trolleys as well as buy refreshments.
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Top 5 Beaches on the British Coastline Top 5 Beaches on the British Coastline Heading to England? While you are enjoying seeing all the amazing sites the country has to offer, consider taking a day off to relax on one of Britain’s beautiful beaches.
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