What to see and do in Britain

What to see and do in Britain

Britain – a country with a rich history and culture, and moreover, it is not as badly damaged during the Second World War, Germany, so on its territory remained a huge number of historical monuments. The island has a unique, slightly severe nature, the beauty of which can evaluate each – from the beaches of Brighton to the lakes and islands of Scotland.

Sightseeing

  • Stonehenge – an ancient megalithic structure located near the city of Salisbury in Wiltshire. This famous collection of huge stones is known all over the world, but still do not know for what it is specifically used.
  • Bath – a city with many monuments Gregorian architecture, Roman baths and wonderful of Bath Abbey.
  • Edinburgh – one of the most beautiful cities in the UK and the world, second only to London in attendance. Its Old Town – is an example of medieval architecture, and the Edinburgh Festival attracts a huge number of tourists.
  • Hadrian shaft – the ancient Roman Empire border length 122 km, built in the 122 AD. e. under the Emperor Hadrian. Runs east to west of the island, actually crossing it in the Anglo-Scottish border.
  • York – a city in the north of England, surrounded by medieval walls, and its major attractions are the cathedral of York, neighborhoods Shables, castle and abbey of St. Mary of the XIII century.
  • Canterbury Cathedral – a magnificent medieval cathedral, founded in the beginning of VII century and later rebuilt in the Gothic style. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and the place of death of Thomas Becket. Cathedral celebrated in the legendary “Canterbury Tales” by Chaucer.
  • Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon – in this town goes a large number of tourists and admirers of Shakespeare. Today, in many places it looks like in Shakespeare’s time.
  • Liverpool – the city is not only famous as the birthplace of The Beatles, but also as one of the standard ports of the past, so that was in the list of World Heritage Sites.
  • Fountains Abbey – the ruins of the abbey are in Yorkshire. This monastery was built in 1132, but was subsequently destroyed. However, the ruins are well preserved and have become a tourist attraction.
  • Giants Road – located 100 kilometers from Belfast on the north coast of Northern Ireland and is a series of rocks of 40,000 massive black basalt columns.
  • Castles of Wales – there remain a number of splendid medieval castles, for example, locks Conwy, Harlech, Cardiff, Caernarfon. Some were built directly on the orders of Edward I – King of England, who won the Wales.
  • Portsmouth historic dockyard – the birthplace of many famous British ships, some of which are on display today at the dock. Shipyard has more than five centuries of history.

Special mention deserves the capital of the country – London, who has played and continues to play an important role in world history for at least the last thousand years. No wonder he keeps a huge number of attractions – from the Tower to Westminster Abbey, Big Ben from the Cathedral of St. Paul, from the National Gallery to the Madame Tussauds, from Trafalgar Square to Buckingham Palace.

Clubs

Most clubs are not allowed visitors under 18. ID may be required at the entrance, but check at the bar less common. Clubs are generally cheaper on weekdays (Mon-Thu), as most of the visitors to these institutions, students, but usually have to pay for vhod.Nochnye clubs are popular in medium and large cities. Bournemouth, Brighton, Manchester, London, Leeds and Sheffield has world famous clubs, along with many of their alternative venues. Prices in clubs tend to be much higher than in the pubs, and the work may not be as attractive as before, because the pubs are now open as late.

For clubs in small towns fee is usually 1-2 pounds per night on weekdays and 2-3 pounds at the weekend, and more than 5 pounds during the rare special occasions. Conventional clubs in big cities and alternative clubs in the major cities will charge 5.10 pounds. Big clubs, especially in big cities with large dance floor, typically charge an entrance fee of more than 10 pounds, and sometimes more than 15 pounds. For towns with a large number of students are often going to the club during the week (Monday-Thursday) is much cheaper than the weekend, and many clubs attract students on such nights, offering discounted drinks and a lower entrance fee.
Surfing

It would seem that what surfing in England or Ireland? Country, is not famous for its beaches, however, have at least a couple of well-known in the surf community resorts – this is about the Irish and British Bundoran Newquay.

Bundoran

This spot – for beginners and experienced surfers. Reef-break waves on both sides, located immediately cliffs, medium sized swell – it may seem that the “Dummies” nothing to do here, but with the surf school you can easily learn the basics of surfing. If you are interested in more waves, you can go to the beach Tullan Beach. In general, the entire Atlantic coast of Ireland, has a large number of curious surf spots – both complex and simple, and the lack of crowds can put them only a plus.

Newquay

The British were not very lucky with the climate, but they also look for a place that is suitable for driving on the board – this is Newquay in Cornwall. There are a lot of hostels, yearly goals surfers from all over the country. Beach Fistral Beach is not protected from the big Maxwell, and in the nearby Watergate Bay quieter. It is best to come here in September and October, and the spot is suitable for beginners.

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