10 Interesting Things To Do In London

With so much to do and see, it can be hard to make up your mind about how to spend your time whilst in London! To help you decide, listed below are ten interesting sites and excursions which you can visit whilst in the famous UK capital.

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1- Boat Tours

For a unforgettable sightseeing experience, why not book a London boat tour along the River Thames? There are currently a wide range of boat tours commencing from Tower Pier through which visitors can enjoy a 45-minute circular tour to Westminster and back. During these tours, you can view London’s historic sites from a unique perspective; including the HMS Belfast, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament as well as Somerset House amongst others. Continue reading “10 Interesting Things To Do In London”

Le Tour comes to Le Yorkshire

Saturday 5th July 2014 is a date seared into the memories of all cycling enthusiasts in the United Kingdom. On this auspicious summer day, Le Grand Départ of the famous Tour de France bike race leaves from the city of Leeds. Yes, Yorkshire, that most quintessentially British of counties, is playing host to that most French of fancies, Le Tour.  The 101st Tour de France, the most famous of cycle races, is pushing off from Leeds – offering a fantastic opportunity to take in the festival atmosphere of this sporting spectacle, alongside some truly wonderful Yorkshire scenery.

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The world’s greatest cycling event is coming to Yorkshire.
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It has been a long wait, but the United Kingdom has come of age as a cycling nation with heroes such as 2012 Tour winner Sir Bradley Wiggins, Chris Froome and sprint specialist Mark Cavendish, we should all look forward to this long weekend in July as a chance to glimpse our cycling heroes in action. Last time Le Tour came to the United Kingdom was back in 2007, but since then our reputation as a cycling nation has soared, so big crowds are expected to line the route to cheer our boys in Lycra on. Continue reading “Le Tour comes to Le Yorkshire”

The Best Self-Guided Walks in Northumberland

Blessed with diverse landscapes, scenic country villages and an abundance of natural beauty, Northumberland in the far north-east corner of England, boasts dozens of nature trails along a dramatic coastline and unspoiled countryside.

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Ramblers will discover salmon-filled rivers winding through rolling hills covered with thick bracken, quaint villages nestled in sloping valleys and waterfalls hidden among the trees. If you are visiting Northumberland don’t forget your walking boots and your backpack and check out these five great walks! Continue reading “The Best Self-Guided Walks in Northumberland”

Things To Do In Northumberland On A Bus Trip

With an abundance of craggy rocks, open fields, woodland paths and an activity-filled coastline, Northumberland ranks as one of the most diverse and interesting tourist destinations in the UK. For anybody visiting North-East England on an organized bus trip, here are a few suggestions for things to do during your free time.

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Historic castles

The North East of Britain has a wealth of astounding medieval castles which should not be passed up. Some highlights are Bamburgh castle which stands on the cliff top offering stunning views out to the North Sea and surrounding areas. Catch the sunset and you are in for a treat. Edinburgh Castle is another must-visit in the Scottish capital whilst Chillingham Castle near Alnwick is reputedly the most haunted site in the UK – so if you like a tingle up your spine, Chillingham is the place to go. There is also Hadrian´s Wall which dates back to AD122 and is open to visitors between Solway Firth and Bowness-on-Solway. Continue reading “Things To Do In Northumberland On A Bus Trip”

4 Attractions To Visit in Belfast!

Belfast is located on the east coast of Ireland, near the river Lagan. Although, it is a large industrial city, which was formed only in the 19th century, it has many interesting attractions.

The city is well planned and it is very convenient to travel by car there. Any tourist who visits Belfast will love its peaceful atmosphere and its calm rhythm of life.

In this article, you will find short descriptions of the most visited attractions in Belfast. Continue reading “4 Attractions To Visit in Belfast!”