United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Tower Bridge in London, United Kingdom.

“There’ll always be an England, while there’s a country lane. Wherever there’s a cottage small, beside a field of grain… There’ll always be an England… England shall be free if England means as much to you as England means to me.”

– Vera Lynn, an English singer, songwriter and actress

The United Kingdom of Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and Northern Ireland, is generally referred to as the United Kingdom, the U.K., Britain or England, is an island country that sits northwest of the European continent.

Travel UK as there is so much to explore. England is known as the birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles and to boasting the Neolithic site of Stonehenge, the Roman spas of Bath and centuries-old universities at Oxford and Cambridge.

Historically, indigenous British people descend from the Celts, Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Norse and the Normans, pre-12th Century. It is believed that Welsh people are the oldest ethnic group in the UK.

Travel UK and know more about it’s unique culture that goes way beyond just the original British culture. The culture of the United Kingdom has been influenced by many factors including it’s island status and the cultural influences that were imported from it’s former colonies such as India, Pakistan, Australia, Canada and South Africa.

The United Kingdom is much more than fish and chips, pubs and thatched roofs. From London to Edinburgh, the Isle of Wight and other territories, see the United Kingdom through the eyes of other travelers.