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Active vacation in Great Britain - things to do, entertainment and nightlife

Wightwick Manor Despite the fact that the UK is not a beach resort, you can find cozy places for relaxing on the shore and active sports. Windsurfing and diving are very popular in the country. Diving is amazing wherever a large number of islands have sunk. A picturesque scenery and mild climate make regions attractive for walking tours and bike rides. Travelers will be able to visit an incredible number of fascinating places. There are more than 3 thousand castles in Scotland. Unhurried and measured golf can also be attributed to active entertainment. It is incredibly popular in the UK. Numerous rivers are used for riding kayaks, rafts, and catamarans. The country is very fond of horses. Therefore, local sports clubs also offer horseback riding.
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Equestrianism is one of the most popular activities in the UK. The British are proud of their breeds of horses, mounted police and traditional horse racing. You can rent a horse in almost any park. Children can ride a miniature pony. Those who are experienced, will find it interesting to play the primordially British game, polo. Golf is equally popular. There are a lot of golf clubs. In South England, you can visit the club Dorset, which offers a hotel, a spa and a cozy pub. Every summer, the world-famous tennis tournament, Wimbledon, starts on the grass courts of London. The championship gathers the elite stars of world tennis. This sport is very popular in the UK. Almost every major hotel features courts with experienced instructors.
Diving in Britain has its own specifics. Underwater flora and fauna in these places are not as rich as in tropical countries. However, the centuries-old rich history left its imprint on the seabed. The bay of Scapa Flow, off the coast of Scotland, can boast with 52 sunken ships of the German fleet. They have been lying on the bottom for almost a hundred years. You can meet dolphins or whale sharks in Cornwall. On the islands of Fern, you can enjoy the underwater views of soft corals, sponges, and striped wolffish. The flooded quarry of Stony Cove can be found in Leicestershire. It catches the interest of those who make the first steps in diving. Experienced enthusiasts like extreme diving off the coast of the Isle of Man. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Sailing and regattas are another popular activities in the UK. The most popular among tourists are walks along the coast of the Isle of Wight in the south of England. The main attraction of the island is the chalky Needles cliffs. One of the centers of sailing is Cornwall. The most developed infrastructure is in Falmouth and Newquay. There, tourists can find a large number of serviced sandy beaches for a comfortable and relaxing stay. Falmouth is the center of sailing. Annual regattas and competitions are held there. Newquay is considered one of the most popular places for windsurfing in Britain. No less exciting water cruises take place in the county of Cumbria. You can also go for an exciting tour to the largest lake in Windermere.
Hoo Hotel One of the most popular activities in the country is hiking. It's best to experience it from April to October, as at this time the climate is the most favorable. When traveling, you can visit the ancient castles. They are famous for the fact that ghosts live there. For example, one can hear the sobbing of the Countess Mary Elinor Bowes in the castle in the county of Tyne and Wear. Travel can take from several hours to several days, depending on the chosen tour. A fascinating cycling route begins in London and passes through the classical places. Tourists can look to Bath, Manchester, and Salisbury. Breathtaking views open off the coast of Northern Ireland.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Great Britain
♥   Restaurant '45 Jermyn St' Saint James’s. Type - Modern British. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant '5 North St' Winchcombe. Type - Modern British. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant '60 Hope Street' Liverpool. Type - Regional cuisine. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant '63 Degrees' Manchester. Type - French. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant '63 Tay Street' Perth. Type - Modern British. On the map   Photos
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions in Great Britain
♥   Water park 'Sandcastle' Blackpool. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Scarborough Alpamare Water Park' Scarborough, North Yorkshire. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Splashdown' Poole, Dorset. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Splashdown Quaywest in Goodrington' Devon. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Water World' Stoke-on-Trent. On the map   Photos
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks in Great Britain
♥   Amusement park 'Barry’s Amusements' . On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Blackgang Chine' . On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Blackpool Pleasure Beach' . On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Brean Leisure Park' . On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Brighton Pier' . On the map   Photos

Unique attractions in Great Britain

Arnolfini

From the series “Monuments of Byzantium: the most famous buildings”
Arnolfini Art Center is located in Bristol. The most beautiful historical building of the first half of the 19th century became the place of its location. A large tea warehouse was located in this building in the past. The art center was founded here in 1961. The art center is used for a wide variety of events today. Several art galleries operate in it. There is a modern cinema here. A popular bookstore and cafe are located on the ground floor.

Guests of the center will have the opportunity to visit the art exhibition, fascinating lectures, and literary evenings. Visitors will also be able to attend the dance and music events. Guests of the center can attend many events completely free of charge, including art exhibitions. They are constantly held here. One of the main features of the … Read all

Cadogan Hall

From the series “Monuments of Byzantium: the most famous buildings”
You can visit many concert halls in London. But Cadogan Hall is considered one of the most unusual and interesting. It is located next to a beautiful public garden in the Chelsea area. A wealthy art connoisseur named Mohammed Al Fayed is the founder of the concert hall. The building in which the concert hall is located today was a church in the past. It lost its religious significance in a certain period. The historic building has been in disrepair for several years.

The famous billionaire decided to convert it into a modern concert venue. A beautiful hall was equipped in a historic building during the reconstruction. It is designed for 900 seats. Many elements of the design were preserved during the reconstruction. Wonderful stained glass windows and stone trim elements have survived … Read all
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The UK Encourages Travelers to Spend This Summer at Their Home Country

According to the forecast by the tourism agency, domestic tourism spending is expected to reach £51.4 billion this year. This is a bit more than half of the domestic tourism spending in 2019 (£91.6 billion). Last year, the country’s economy didn’t get £58 billion because of the travel restrictions. The inbound tourism spending in the UK is expected to reach £6.2 billion this year. This is less than 25% of the inbound tourism spending in 2019 (£28.4 billion). Read this

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Entertainment, recreation and attractions in cities of Great Britain

London
The End is a famous night club that is located near the city’s center. This place will be surely loved by fans of electronic music. In order to please guests, several times a week here are organized interesting theme parties. Fans of rock music will surely find a place to relax in favorite atmosphere – Roadhouse club is known as a wonderful place with great entertainment program. The club, which often hosts performances of famous music band, will delight its guests by large selection of … Read more
Edinburgh
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays are best days to visit Cafe City 2 that hosts colorful parties. What’s really nice – the entrance to these parties is absolutely free. Dance lovers will surely like the night club named Venue Night. Here to the service of guests are offered three huge dance areas located on different floors. The Bongo club often hosts performances by famous DJ's. Here you will hear music of absolutely different styles. Cabaret Voltaire is another first class night club. The … Read more
Blackpool
If you enjoy visiting various entertainment centers, you will surely like Coral Island, in which visitors will learn many interesting stories and legends about pirates. Another entertainment park called Sand Castle amazes guests by its spectacular water shows and widest choice of attractions. Travelers, who arrive in the city with children, should definitely not forget to visit the local Sea Life Centre, which offers its visitors to look at the largest collection of marine fauna in Europe. A … Read more
Manchester
The Fletcher Moss Park & Botanical Gardens will be of great interest and enjoy as the garden presents the most incredible plants brought to Manchester from far off exotic countries. Among other tourist attracting parks one should visit Heaton, Platt Fields, Didsbury and Abbotsfield. Manchester also offers the city guests an excellent golf center which is located on the premises of the Chorlton park. Any moment its visitors may stop the game and enjoy surrounding park sceneries. The Aerial … Read more
York
Deep Sea Den Park is a great choice for holiday of families with children. In this park visitors will find playgrounds and attractions for every taste. Fans of active rest simply cannot neglect to visit Creepy Crawlies Adventure Playsite Park that also provides its visitors with a huge choice of various rides and carousels. There is a great water park in the city - Water World. The park entertains its visitors all day long. In Water World visitors will find slides and pools, play areas for … Read more
Glasgow
Rare plants and flowers can be seen in Glasgow Botanic Garden, which was opened in the beginning of the 19th century. The garden has become home to a rich collection of orchids and begonias. The greenhouses located here were constructed right after the opening of the garden. The magnificent greenhouses are adorned with incredible sculptures, which are the result of work of the best artists of past centuries. Victorian Kelvingrove Park is a no less attractive place. The park has become a … Read more
Birmingham
Fans of modern cinema will really fall in love with Electric Cinema. In this cinema theater visitors can either go to a premiere of one of modern movies, or enjoy watching the undying classic movies. The cinema has a special hall for VIP-persons. There are also several cozy restaurants near it. IMAX Cinema Millennium Point is surely no less popular among both locals and tourists. It will surely please its visitors by a huge selection of films and cozy atmosphere in the hall. Highlight … Read more
Liverpool
Fans of hard rock will like Cavern night club. Its opening was held in 1957. In this club, four years after its opening, took place the first performance of the legendary Liverpool Four. Currently the club is a regular venue for numerous festivals and cultural events dedicated to The Beatles. Besides entertainments, you will find a huge number of shops and markets in the city. Clayton Square shopping complex is the location of pavilions with clothes and shoes, musical instruments, sports … Read more

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