Great Britain is a paradise for a curious traveler who loves tourism and recreation. The rich history of the former powerful Empire preserved many architectural monuments and other places of interest. The famous Big Ben and the Tower of London, the mysterious Stonehenge and Loch Ness, the beautiful Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey attract tourists from all over the world.
London – the capital of Great Britain – will surprise by many double-decker buses, the old red telephone boxes, and Gothic architecture in all its diversity. Here at every step the travelers can see the evidence of the history: St. Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, the Globe Theatre, where the troupe of William Shakespeare played, and others.
The largest cities after the capital are Birmingham, Leeds, Sheffield, Manchester, Liverpool and Bristol.
There are five ski resorts in the country: Glenshee is the largest of them, Nevis Range is the highest, Glencoe is the most picturesque and popular place, Cairngorms has 22 runs, 12 lifts, a lot of challenging runs for skiing, Lecht is the smallest one, but has a wonderful Park for advanced skiers and snowboarders.
The popular seaside and Spa resorts in the country are famous for its hot springs and invigorating sea air. Those who prefer SPA-tourism can choose any resort to their taste: Bath, Brighton, Bournemouth, Newport, Eastbourne and others. There are luxury apartments, excellent service, perfect treatment on all resorts.
Numerous sights of the country include magnificent castles. Glamis, Caernarfon, Leeds, Rochester, Stirling, Harlech are the ancient structures with a history dating back centuries. In some castles, in addition to the usual excursions, European tourists and visitors from other places can take part in falconry or golf.