Planning on a visit to the UK? Visiting a foreign land can be worrying. Personal safety must always be paramount. The UK is a safe place to visit but as with many western countries the 21st Century can pose new challenges. As always there are some no-go areas and some "visit with caution" parts of any town. When we visited the northern city of York we were struck by how safe it was. York appears to have bypassed many of the urban issues that dog so many cities and towns in the UK especially at night....more
The UK is divided into counties. These are administrative areas. Previous governments have made attempts at reorganising the structure and location of counties. This meant that at our neck of the woods in the East Riding of Yorkshire we were suddenly situated in North Humberside. This change cost a small fortune in signs and the like but ultimately the people won and this name was scrapped. More expense of course but Yorkshire folk are proud to be Yorkshire. Each county has its own attractions, pros and cons for visitors. In time Travel UK will bring you the best, worst and middle of the road which should you plan and enjoy a successful vacation in the UK.
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If you are touring England, are visiting from abroad, or are simply a UK resident looking for a great day out, a visit to one, or two, England's fine old stately homes and gardens may be just what you need. The amount of places to visit is vast, varied and all over the country. There is a wealth of History and Art to enjoy from centuries ago although many houses now have a modern twist, often in the gardens or their program of events. More Here
Whether you live in the UK, or are visiting from abroad, a day out at one the UKs many stately homes could offer an interesting and entertaining visit There are many grand estates and houses dotted around the UK. Each county of England will have more than its fair share of heritage sites. There are of course places which where badly damaged during the second world war or in long past history Read More Here
Titanic visitor attraction Ireland
The latest must see attraction if you are visiting Ireland or live there is the Titanic Visitor Attraction. Opened in late March 2012 it is brand spanking news and located in Belfast'sTitanic Quarter. For many years Belfast had almost appeared to feel some blame for the sinking of the Titanic, almost 100 yeas ago. Built in Ireland early in the 20th Century Titanic was labelled "unsinkable" but proved anything but on her maiden voyage. Carrying 2,223 passengers the Titanic's tragic crash into an iceberg resulted in the deaths of 1,517 people>>>>Read More Here>>>>>