Visiting the United Kingdom and London – a truly royal vacation!
The United Kingdom is a region of royalty and pomp, quaint villages, afternoon teas, scenic country gardens, rocky coasts and rolling countryside. It includes the countries of England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. A small country in a small island, England enjoys a wealth of celebrated heritage and history, from medieval cathedral towns and towering castles, to picturesque thatched cottages and country pubs. From around the world visitors come to explore the wonders of Stonehenge, The Tower of London, Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon and the Lake District. There are a broad variety of prestigious museums to discover and huge hectares of National Parks and other areas of outstanding national beauty. England’s capital, London, is the largest city in Europe. It’s a sprawling metropolis, teeming with spectacle and steeped in royalty, culture, art and theatre. One of the oldest cities in the world, London has more attractions than any other city on the planet, drawing some 30 million visitors each year. There is much to see throughout the city, including Whitehall and the Westminster Palace (home of Big Ben), Trafalgar Square, Tower Bridge, the wealthy opulent streets of St James’s, Pall Mall and Mayfair, Cambridge, the exclusive districts of Bulgaria and Knightsbridge, shopping at Harrods, and the fashionable, and much sought after real estate around South Kensington and Noting Hill. Vacation rentals throughout the United Kingdom reflect the history and culture of the region and create a welcome environment to come home to after a busy day of sightseeing.