Why visit the UK?
The UK is located in the northwestern coast of Europe. Its one of the strongest countries of the continent with a huge history and many beautiful places to visit. As you probably know the UK isn´t going through it´s best days because of the Brexit. Without the knowledge of their decision of leaving the European Union or not, we have decided to explain you why visit the UK and England is always a great option. In despite of what happens at the end, it´ll always be a good time to go to this beautiful country. The reasons to visit the UK are countless.
What"countries" are in the UK?
As you may know the UK is divided in 4 different nations: England, with the capital in London, Northern Island which its capital is Belfast, Scotland, capital in Edinburg, and last of all Wales, with Cardiff as the capital of the nation.
Best nature places and scenery in UK!
Being an island separated from the rest of the European continent makes the UK a rich area when talking about landscapes and nature places. There are a lot of fantastic green areas, natural parks, cliffs, waterfalls and many more nature elements all over the Great Britain. You will probably recognize some of these places from movies. Here are some of the nature places you need to visit in the Uk:
Big cities and small towns in Uk!
Places like London, Glasgow or Cardiff are just some of the biggest cities in UK that you should have in mind when planning a trip to Great Britain. The architecture, big buildings, street art, local activities, or beautiful cityscapes are some of the things you will find in this type of cities. The best, is that all of them are different. Eventhough the cities in the UK are beautiful, something that stands out in GB are the small towns. The Great Britain is famous for having incredible Medival towns with huge and impressive castles. The most known are the ones located in England, as York, Oxford or Canterbury.
UK historical places to visit!
The UK has a huge history, and of course, that means there a lot of historical places to visit in the UK. This is shown in many ways, for example, with a lot of museums. Some of the best museums in the uk are the National Gallery in London, the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburg or the Titanic Belfast in Belfast. But there are also historical famous landmarks and really old castles, as well as many buildings with a lot of history, like Amberley Castle or Alfred´s Tower.
Food from the UK
Other than the traditional British tea (In the whole UK, more than 165 million cups of tea per day) or the typical fish and chips dish, there are many more common dishes in Great Britain. There are some traditional plates from the whole Uk, like the Scotch egg and the steak and kidney pie or dishes typical from each area, like the Haggis from Scotland or the typical English breakfast.
All kind of traditional dishes in the UK! And the food is always a great reason why visit the UK!!
The Royal family of Great Britain, why visit the UK?
We know it may sound like not the best reason why visit the UK, but the truth is that many tourists visit the UK, because of the Royal Family, their historical impact has been huge and a lot of people are big fans of their events! It may or may not be one of your interests, but definitely it´s something to be curious about. Why not visiting their palaces and get to know more about it!
Photography in the UK
For us, as photographers and filmmakers, the UK is a paradise. You will find all types of photography possibilities. It´s a perfect place to be creative as there is always something going on. In the big cities you´ll be amazed by all the urban photography opportunities, moody streets everywhere! For Landscape or wildlife photography, the natural parks will make you happy! And if you are looking for events or traditional parties to photograph portraits, places lile London or Manchaseter are the place to be.
Traditions and Sports in the Uk
We could say that UK people are really fanatic of sports and their own traditions. There are many celebrations and they have a different way to celebrate each one of those. As you probably know British live their football games like if it was the last one, but it is not just all about football, they also enjoy Rugby, Cricket and many other sports. When talking about big events, some of the famous celebrations are Burn´s night in Scotland, St David´s day in Wales or St George´s from England.
Brexit Affecting tourism: Why visit the Uk?
As we said, there are many reasons why visit the UK, but we cannot forget about the Brexit. If you are from Europe, visiting it before the brexit happens is a must. If the Uk leaves Europe, travelling between the United Kingdom and the rest of the European countries won´t be as easy as it is now. The conditions won´t be the same, and we don´t know how this will affect to their economy. Just as an example…You will need to bring your passport with you…such a tragedy…LOL. Of course, bringing your passport is not a big deal at all, but is just one more change in the Brexit process. It´s all really confusing for the moment, and no one knows what will happen, so we would recommend you visit the UK before the Brexit happens.
Flights after Brexit: Why visit the Uk?
The UK is also one of the places where you will find THE CHEAPEST FLIGHTS IN THE WORLD. Yes, you heard us right! London is one of the cities with the cheapest offers. Which makes it be the perfect place to stop by and get another plane to somewhere in the world. But unfortunately, this could be over soon! With the Brexit happening the flights between Europe and Great Bretain will be more expensive for sure. We would need to find another place to stop by when booking flights. That´s one reason more why visit the Uk. The time to visit Great Bretain is now!