WEST COAST OF SCOTLAND
The West Coast of Scotland must be included in your tour of the UK. There is everything to captivate you from stunning landscapes, rich history, rugged cliffs and spectacular coast line. It is a magical place with something for everyone: Highland Games, water sports, amazing food, and breathtaking sceneries.
Oban is strikingly alluring and is considered the Gateway to the Isles, and is packed with activities and scenes to awe the curious traveller. The best way to explore Oban is by boat, so take advantage of the numerous boat trips available in this area. The Isle of Mull is only a few minutes away by ferry; head to this Island and discover the mysteries of the Abbey at Iona, then explore the Staffa and Fingals caves.
If you fancy walking then the Islands of Kerrera and Lismore are ideal while the best for an evening cruise are Whilst Coll, Tiree and Colonsay. A boat trip to the pleasant Loch Etive will go a long way in helping you relax as you take in the beauty of nature. Find yourself one of the nice self catering holiday cottages in Oban and get ready to settle in, you’ll find it hard to leave.
Yorkshire is endowed with unbelievable natural beauty; stunning peaks, lush valleys, gentle rolling hills and a stretch of spectacular coastline. It is the perfect place to shack up in some big, country accommodation and enjoy a weekend (or longer) with friends or family.
The North York Moors National Park is a place where nature and history merge to inspiring ends; the contrasting history bears startling evidence of prehistoric human activities; ancient villages and startling abbeys. Age old trees, soaring rugged coastal cliffs and rolling heather moorland provide a home for a broad range of wildlife and the vast open spaces offer lavish scenes of peace and tranquility.
Stroll in Yorkshires best kept secret, the preserved Howardian Hills. This is an unusual land form shaped on Jurassic limestone with a tapestry of rolling hills, arable fields and proverbial green pastures. Explore the historic buildings in this area such as Castle of Howard or the Duncombe Park
Wonder around the contrasts from heather clad moorland, beautiful ancient villages, and a tapestry of lush green meadows and the long impressive dale of the River Nidd.
Wales is impressively diverse and boasts of fantastic landscape; though it is relatively small there is a lot to feast your eyes on.
Walking through the Welsh valleys in the very heart of South Wales gives you an opportunity to enjoy the varied terrain, undulating slopes and fresh air.
The Brecon Beacon National Park is an extensive mass of wild terrain with miles and miles of moorland and naked mountains; it is home to unique variety of flora and fauna. It is best explored by walking through the lush forests. Be awed by the beauty and romance of the gushing waterfalls; discover the mysteries of the deepest caves in England if you are brave enough. Mix with the locals in their charming Welsh villages, indulge in the unique history and culture of the Welsh people.
Visit the town of Breacon with its massive cathedral that practically dominates the town of Hay on Wye, popular for numerous bookshops! Book tourism, anyone?