OrangeSmile Tours Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide
Great Britain

Relief map of Great Britain


Relief map of Great Britain
The actual dimensions of the Great Britain map are 1343 X 1999 pixels, file size (in bytes) - 729593. You can open, print or download it by clicking on the map or via this link: Open the map of Great Britain.

All maps of Great Britain

Maps of major cities in Great Britain

Fantastic City Tours and Excursions in Great Britain

Extreme tourism in Great Britain

Start Point Lighthouse

From the series “Top 15 Most Fascinating Lighthouses”
Start Point Lighthouse is located on the similarly-named mull on the territory of Devon country. This lighthouse was built in 1836 and still works. James Walker, a famous engineer, has worked out the plan of the lighthouse. Also, he has planned 28 unique towers. This 28 meters height lighthouse was automatized in 1993.

Since the lighthouse was opened, all its parts have been modernizing and improving year by year. In 1865 the lighthouse was equipped with the anti-fog bell and in 1877 it was placed for the audible horn. Nowadays the lighthouse is a very valuable architectural monument that was built in gothic style.

In 1989 the anti-fog audible horns were absolutely ruined from the erosive coast destruction. Nowadays the lighthouse does not only work but also become the main point of … Read all

Tenby Resort

From the series “Small Flamboyant Towns Painted with Van Gogh Colors”
There are some beautiful little towns in Britain, among which the most popular tourist destination is Tenby. This town is located on the Bay of Carmarthen, in the south of Wales. That’s a popular seaside resort. The modern town is home to about 4 900 people, while the number of tourists who annually visit these scenic spots, is ten times more.

The first mention of the modern town dates back to the 11th century. The territory has preserved many majestic historic buildings. The main historical symbol of Tenby is the Gate of Five Arches. Only a part of the once extensive fortifications has survived to these days. Facades of many historic buildings are painted in bright colors, so while walking through the ancient streets you will get a rainbow mood.

First floors of almost all historical … Read all
All unique sightseeing Great Britain
Car rental on OrangeSmile.com Car rental in Great Britain

Travel Industry is Expected to Grow in China in 2021

Not only hotels in Beijing or Shanghai will benefit from this but also many destinations around the world as the Chinese like to travel. In 2021, there has been a spike in international departures of more than 200% in China. The total number of departures reached 30 million. Of course, this is far away from the pre-covid levels – the country is expected to reach them by 2023. The forecast looks very promising: 88 million international departures (+108%) in 2022 and another +44% in 2023. The forecast is positive despite the restrictions during the Chinese New Year period caused by the outbreak of the disease in the Hebei and Heilongjiang provinces. Read this

17.04.2021

Great Britain in photoset

Traditions and festivals in Great Britain

London
The number of festivals, carnivals, and events held in the British capital are countless. The rich history of the city and the abundance of ethnic groups living here, provide an amazing combination of a wide variety of festivals and destinations. January traditionally begins with the New Year's Day Parade, during which thousands of tourists and performers of all genres march from Parliament Square to Barkley Square. The march starts at 12:00 p.m. From 15 to 30 January, the traditional London … Read more
Edinburgh
In Edinburgh, it is accepted to organize various spectacular festivals and celebrations on any necessary event or occasion. People here know a thing in the holidays' organization. The year starts and comes to an end with a huge New Year's celebration, where everyone participates without exception. In Scotland, New Year's holiday starts on December 30. This day takes place the torch procession, which can be seen along the streets of the old city of Edinburgh. Under the sounds of bagpipes and a … Read more
Blackpool
Blackpool can be called the Dance Capital of the United Kingdom, as five major dance festivals take place here, as well as many smaller events of this kind. The season opens with Junior Dance Festival - a competition between young participants that is held in April (usually at the beginning of the month, the dates depend on the beginning of the Easter celebration) in The Blackpool Tower. Young talents compete in such categories as "Ballroom Dancing" and "Latin"; different age groups are also … Read more
Manchester
Manchester has many interesting symbols and unofficial names, this British city is one of the most colourful and rich in wonderful cultural features and traditions. Manchester is often called the "city of rains", because of the special geographical location of the climatic conditions are also special here. On average, precipitation falls here 300 days a year, so all the locals, leaving the house, always take an umbrella or a raincoat. At certain times of the year, the rain can go up to three … Read more
York
Food and Drink Festival is one of the most popular events with tourists. It is usually held between the end of September and the beginning of October. It is a fantastic opportunity to get acquainted with local culinary and beer brewing traditions. Numerous restaurants and cafes in York prepare a special festive menu for the event. It is virtually impossible to resist to visit them and try amazing food – imitable aroma of spices lures everyone, inviting to enter. In addition to sampling … Read more
Glasgow
Festivals in Charles McIntosh's hometown always attract public attention, since each of them is interesting in its own way. Local organizers know how to hold parties, and each of the festivals serves as proof of this. The most famous event taking place in the city is Celtic Connections. This is a folk festival gathering the best performers in this genre. It starts in the middle of January and ends in early February, the venue is The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. As the name implies, it is … Read more
Birmingham
The city hosts lots of colorful festivals to suit every taste. In early July, fans of jazz, funk and soul music are invited to Moseley Park to attend Mostly Jazz, Funk, and Soul Festival (lasts 2 days). Among the participants, there are both foreign and local stars. The same period, i.e. the beginning of July, is marked by holding University of Birmingham Summer Festival of Music. Several city locations serve as the venue for the popular event. The festival will appeal to those who like to … Read more
Liverpool
The largest British festival, entirely dedicated to the music of the Black Continent, is held annually in the center of Liverpool. Africa Oye is the summer open air festival traces its roots from the streets concerts, which were organized by the Liverpool enthusiasts and the carriers of African culture in 1992. The main purpose of this festival was the destruction of a negative public stereotype about Africa, as well as the demonstration for a wide audience of the wealth of modern African art. … Read more

Traditions in regions of Great Britain

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Churches/Temples
Museums
Castles/Palaces
Monuments
Touristic areas
Sightseeings
Attractions
Attraction parks
Casino
Theaters/Cinema
Disco/Clubs
Parks
Zoo
Aqua parks
Transport
Airports
Train stations
Bus stations
Metro
Parkings
Fuel stations
Ports/Ferries
Open the list of object types
Health/Sport
Open the list of object types
Food/Money
Open the list of object types
Shopping
Open the list of object types
Beauty/Medicine
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services
OrangeSmile.com - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
Secure Server
Head office
Weegschaalstraat 3, Eindhoven
5632 CW, The Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44


Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | About us
Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | OrangeSmile.com | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018