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Explore the Great U.K. National Parks

The U.K. national parks contain some of the nation’s most beautiful and inspiring landscapes. The country’s dedication to preserving green space is one aspect I love about Britain. The U.K. National Parks Service, which includes England, Scotland, and Wales, maintains 15 parks; 10 in England (covering a land surface area of 9.3% of the country), 3 …

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Top 10 Things to Do in Edinburgh: What You Absolutely Can NOT Miss

The capital of Scotland is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, and while there are endless experiences to keep you busy, we’ve compiled a list of the top things to do in Edinburgh that you shouldn’t miss. Edinburgh has a long and illustrious tradition spanning over 600 years, which has preserved a vibrant …

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5 Wonderful Things To Do In The Scottish Highlands

After the year we’ve just had to endure, why not think ahead and start planning your future travels? Since international travel is a bit difficult at the moment, it’s important to consider areas that will provide you with that true sense of adventure you’ve been missing. With this in mind, the Scottish Highlands could be the …

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5 Budget-Friendly UK Cities To Visit Once Lockdown Is Over

While your dreams of spending a week roaming the English countryside may have to stay on hold for now, there are a number of UK-based cities and destinations well worthy of visiting once the lockdown is over.  But, if you’re worried about how much travelling is going to cost you after things open back up, then …

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When to Visit Scotland – What You Need to Know

When to visit Scotland depends heavily on region, time of year, and what you are looking to do. The country is awash in seasonal activities, varied weather patterns, and cultural festivals specific to certain times of the year. Below you will find insights on when to visit Scotland broken up by region to help guide …

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11 Best Castles in England, Scotland, and Wales

All over Britain you will find magnificent castles in all shapes and sizes. With literally hundreds of castles scattered throughout Britain, there is no lack of options for an enthused traveler to explore. I have toured these countries from end to end and to help you find the castle you really want, I made a …

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Top 10 Cathedrals in England, Scotland, and Wales

Far from your average medieval church, the most exquisite spiritual centers in England, Scotland, and Wales are a testament to the imagination and meticulous craftsmanship of mankind.  These amazing structures can be found in every corner of Britain. Though difficult to narrow down to only 10, I managed a list of the very best cathedrals …

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Top Things to See in the Highlands

Scotland’s Highland region, covering the northern two-thirds of the country, holds much of the mainland’s most spectacular scenery. You may be surprised at just how remote much of it still is. The vast peat bogs in the north, for example, are among the most extensive and unspoiled wilderness areas in Europe. There are even a …

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