History, wild coastlines and castles. Red telephone booths, black cabs and theatre.
Think you know my home country? There’s more to it than central London, just take a look…
England Travel Essentials
Currency: UK Pound, check exchange rate
Banks/ATM: Everywhere, most places accept card. Mastercard, Visa, Cirrus, Maestro are widely accepted. American Express is hit and miss even in cities. If you go rural take cash, especially coins!
Plug: Type G, 3 pins, 240 V, 50 Hz, 13 Amp
Best time to travel: Anytime! England is seasonal with traditional cold winters October-May and warm summers June-September. Places are busiest in school summer holidays July/August.
Top travel items: A reusable water bottle, a rain coat and comfy shoes.
Advice: Get out of London, while the capital is exceptional, there’s a lot more to England and the UK.
There’s nothing quite like a historic English city to transport you to a place of whimsical creativity. The birthplace of many a famous literary and political giant, the locations of your favourite films and an abundance of architecture, you’ll find the best of British hidden in the corners of these cities. If you’re looking for quintessential England you’ll want to head to one of these places.
Just two and a half hours from London and you’ll be exploring the Roman Baths, Pulteney Bridge and The Royal Crescent
Visit England’s former capital city, home to King Arthur’s round table, some great places to eat and a magnificent Cathedral
Museums and libraries and colleges oh my!
Discover the places that inspired Lewis, Carroll and Tolkien.
The South West
You’ll find true English charm in the South West, stunning landscapes, beaches and friendly people will make you want to stay in this stunning part of the world forever. Life here is slower, calmer and the weather warmer thanks to the microclimate!
Grab your surf board, explore King Arthur’s castle ruins and head to Land’s Ends, the further southern point in the UK.
Home to the English Riviera, southern Jurassic coastline, Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks and the Devonshire cream tea.
Walk the famous Clifton Suspension Bridge, hunt out street art by Banksy and sit by the canal and have a cold beer in the summer.
If you want insane British beaches, you’ve got to head to the home of UK surfing, Cornwall! While most of us can only aspire to body board, you’ll see some seriously impressive surf skills on these beaches.
England has a rich heritage and there’s plenty of country manor houses, seaside resorts and museums to tour. Many of the counties are home to iconic people in history from literary giants, artists and engineering giants of our time.
Impressive national parks, long beautiful coastlines and rural riverside locations make England a wonderful place to travel around. The wild landscapes of the Peak District, Lake District and the New Forest are just some of the incredible places to explore.