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VISIT THE UNITED KINGDOM: TRAVEL TIPS FROM A LOCAL EXPERT 

The United Kingdom is a diverse group of countries with a history and culture that will captivate any traveler. Imagine strolling through the untouched countryside or exploring the picturesque old towns. And with four countries to choose from, Britain is  an endlessly fascinating place to explore. 

Each nation of the United Kingdom consists of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and has its own appeal. 

We spoke to Angie, one of our local experts  here in the UK, to find out some essential travel tips.Angie knows Britain inside and out. And their passion is ensuring you always  have the best possible experience  in the UK. Read on to find out more about your visit to the UK from a local specialist. 

Find out why the UK is a must-visit and get Angie’s advice for traveling to the UK. Find out what  to expect, places to visit, best driving tips, currency information and more.Why is Great Britain worth visiting?

The United Kingdom is an all-in-one destination with plenty to see and do in one trip. Not only can you travel to multiple countries in a short period of time, but the diversity within each country is fascinating. 

1. MULTIPLE COUNTRIES IN ONE TRIP 

When traveling through the UK, you can move between countries without having to check in at the border or show your passport.You can visit between 1 and 4 contrasting countries in a short period of time. Head to the Scottish Highlands and be amazed by the vibrant and spectacular landscapes. Relax on the rugged Welsh coast and try your hand at  traditional coastal galleries. And visit charming old English towns for traditional afternoon tea. 

2.RICH, COLORFUL HISTORY 

Almost every part of the United Kingdom has a story to tell, and the kingdom’s origins date back to the 10th century. You will immerse yourself in its thousands of years of history and learn about the dramatic changes it has undergone. 

There are countless high-quality museums covering all aspects of British history. One moment you’re learning about  Viking raids and the next you’re exploring the opulent Victorian era. There is so much to discover that you will undoubtedly be left wanting  more.You don’t just discover history in  museums. Immerse yourself in magnificent castles, luxurious estates and ancient archaeological sites. You will admire the different architectural styles in towns, villages and cities. 

Not to mention that each of the nations (England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland) has their own stories to tell. You will immerse yourself in the history of these countries and hear the stories of the local people.3. COMPACT TOWNS AND TOWNS 

Many community centers in the UK were built in the Middle Ages and were therefore not designed for cars. Fortunately, many of the centers are concentrated and the best locations are fairly close to each other.


Cities such as York, Oxford and Edinburgh are historically preserved and have  several pedestrian routes connecting the heart of the city. 

You can stroll through the charming streets and visit any café or shop of your choice. In most cases, you won’t have to worry about transportation when traveling between  different attractions in these compact cities. 

When need to I tour to the UK?

Of course, you can delve deeper into British history and culture  at any time of the year.But visiting between April and October will help you make the most  of your trip. 

Travel in spring, summer or autumn  when the weather is mild. Of course, you can’t completely avoid the popular British rain, but you will certainly enjoy warmer temperatures compared to winter. 

Plus, the sun sets much later  this time of year, so you can plan more stops each day. 

A visit in spring or autumn, also known as the off-season, is ideal.At this time of year you miss the peak travel season, summer. This way you can take advantage of the good weather, but with fewer visitors. 

British Weather 

The weather in the UK is quite changeable, so you may have a different type of trip depending on the time of year you visit. 

SPRING 

In spring, between mid-March and May, the landscape comes to life. The flowers are blooming and the sun is bathing the green landscape.In the UK, the average spring temperature  is 7 to 18 °C (45 to 64 °F). In general, the further south you go, the warmer it gets. 

 
Of course there can still be some rain in the UK, which is the case at any time of the year. But at least in spring it will hopefully be accompanied by some sunshine. 

SUMMER 

Summer, which includes June, July and August, is the warmest time of  year in the UK.Plus, the sun sets late at night, giving you plenty of time to explore. 

The average maximum temperature in the UK in summer is usually between 15 and 21 °C (59 and 70 °F). Most of the time the weather gets warmer the further south you go in the UK. In London, for example, temperatures can exceed 30°C (86°F). 

AUTUMN 

Although Britain looks very different in autumn  to spring, the weather is quite similar.The landscape changes as the leaves turn from bright green to warm golds and reds. 

The average temperature in Scotland is 8–15 °C (46–59 °F) and in the south of England 13–20 °C (55–68 °F). 

WINTER 

Britain is the wettest and coldest place in winter. You can also experience beautiful snow days in the highlands. 

The average temperature in the UK in winter is 2–7°C (36–45°F).

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