Great Britain and Ireland Resorts

Great Britain and Ireland Resorts The countries of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland are high on many American travelers' must-visit lists. Not only are they filled with amazing sightseeing opportunities (from castles to coves), but since English is spoken throughout Great Britain and Ireland, visitors find it the area easier to navigate and communicate with the locals than some other European countries.

With literally thousands of world-class attractions and events in Great Britain and Ireland, there are endless things to during a resort stay here. You can soak up heritage at a historic castle, soak in mineral waters that have been in use for centuries, watch an exciting football (soccer) match, take in world-class theater productions, play golf on championship courses among craggy cliffs and scenic countryside, or shop until you drop at major London department stores or pedestrian-friendly shopping centers.

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Bath Resorts
About 100 miles west of London, Bath is famed for its lovely countryside and, of course, the natural hot springs that gives the city its name. Centuries ago, the Romans built a temple and bathing complex around the natural mineral waters that are wonderfully preserved. Tour the ruins and experience the healing pools yourself at a spa. Also visit the medieval Abbey, one of England's most magnificent churches, whose construction began in 1499.
Belfast Resorts
The capital of Northern Ireland, Belfast is a compact, walkable city, with many impressive attractions for visitors: Belfast Cathedral, Belfast Castle on Cave Hill, and the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, which simulates life in Northern Island in the early 1900s through recreated buildings and costumed docents.
Birmingham Resorts
England's sporting capital of Birmingham is the birthplace of the English Football League, home to the world's oldest lawn tennis club, and a major cricket game venue. But many more leisurely pursuits can be enjoyed in Birmingham, England, as well: Listen to a concert at Symphony Hall, watch the ballet at the Hippodrome, go on an undersea journey at the National Sea Life Centre, or shop for gems at the world-famous Jewellery Quarter.
Bristol Resorts
On the southwest coast of England, Bristol has long been an important port city. Learn a bit about its heritage and the life of a Victorian-era sailor aboard the SS Great Britain, the world's first ocean-going, propeller-driven iron ship. Bristol has a lively arts, theatre and live-music scene, and it is heralded as one of England's warmest and sunniest cities.
Cardiff Resorts
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is known for its castle located on the site of a Roman fort dating back to 75 A.D. Firmly planted in the present is Cardiff Bay, a waterfront development that attracts visitors with it plethora of shops, restaurants, live entertainment, boat tours and an interactive science center called Techniquest.
Cork Resorts
Cork County is in southern Ireland, bordering the Atlantic Ocean. Landscapes are varied here, with rich farmlands and river valleys contrasting with sandstone hills and rocky headlands, as well as long stretches of golden-sand beach. Cork City is Ireland's third largest city and has always been an important seaport. A river flows through Cork City in two channels, so you will cross bridges often during your days of sightseeing!
Dublin Resorts
The capital of Ireland, Dublin was founded as a Viking settlement, and you can still tour Viking ruins today. It is a city of many literary landmarks, including James Joyce Tower and Trinity College, the alma mater of many famous Irish writers. Enjoy the pedestrian-friendly shopping areas in the heart of the city, play on any of Dublin's 60 area golf courses, and tour the Guinness Storehouse and take a tour with free samples!
Edinburgh Resorts
In the capital city of Scotland, you can't miss Edinburgh Castle, dominating the city's skyline. Edinburgh is divided into Old Town, which retains its medieval heritage, and New Town, which is actually not that "new"-it was built in the mid 18th century. Modern thinkers created this area of the city, whose sites include pretty Charlotte Square and plenty of designer shops to browse.
Exeter Resorts
Situated on the River Exe in southwest England, Exeter's main attraction is its impressive cathedral, with an astronomical clock dating back to the 1480s. Interestingly, Parliament Street in the City Centre, only 45 inches wide, is one of the narrowest streets in the world. Visit the Quay House to learn about Exeter's "2,000 years of history."
Galway Resorts
Galway County is in western Ireland whose namesake city is one of the fastest-growing in Ireland. The urban center began, however, as a small fishing village and ancient port. Many castles dating back to medieval days can be found in Galway.
Glasgow Resorts
Along the River Clyde and in the country's west lowlands, Glasgow is Scotland's largest city. It has some marvelous art galleries and museums, as well as many cultural venues in and around the city center. Shop Glasgow's hippest quarter filled with many boutiques and a buzzing art scene at Merchant City.
Kerry Resorts
In the southwestern corner of Ireland, County Kerry offers visitors many scenic vistas of sandy bays, steep cliffs, rocky headlands and sweeping plains. Enjoy panoramic views along a drive on the Ring of Kerry. On foot, walk the Kerry Way.
Killarney Resorts
On the western coast near Killarney, in County Kerry, you'll find the Lakes of Killarney and a popular lookout called "Ladies View." This is where Queen Victoria's ladies-in-waiting stopped during a royal visit in 1861. The ladies were so enraptured with the vistas, the spot was named after them.
London Resorts
With its history, sophistication and culture, London is not only the United Kingdom's capital city, but a treasure-trove of important architectural sites, royal buildings, theatre experiences, and myriad of shops and world-famous department stores. London landmarks include Westminster Abbey, Big Ben beside the River Thames, and St. Paul's Cathedral.
Manchester Resorts
This urban center in England is a dramatic mix of old and new. Futuristic buildings sit beside the spires and gargoyles of its past. Learn about its important role in the industrial revolution in the 18th and 19th centuries. Today, take in the live music or arts scene in the distinct neighborhoods or get caught up in the excitement of a football (soccer) game; Manchester is home to four area teams.
Shannon Resorts
The Shannon region of Ireland includes the counties of Clare and Limerick, as well as South Offaly and Tipperary North. The awesome Cliffs of Moher are found here, rising nearly 700 feet from the Atlantic Ocean with a gorgeous panorama down the Clare Coast. The River Shannon has many lovely towns and villages dotted along its route.
Southampton Resorts
Southampton is a city rich in heritage from its time as a seaport during Roman times to today's modern, bustling cosmopolitan city. It is the "cruise capital" of Northern Europe, but is also known for its three major art galleries and two theatres. See the impressive medieval walls and massive gate in Old Town.
York Resorts
York, England, is a compact walled riverside city offering a lively café, bar and restaurant culture and vibrant entertainment with many festivals. Ideally located as home base for taking day trips into the countryside, atmospheric York is roughly two hours by train from London, Edinburgh and Manchester.

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