City Guides

Our guides to the variety of visitor attractions to explore across England, Scotland and Wales

Scotland's third largest city, Aberdeen is a lively, maritime port of Georgian architecture perched overlooking the wild North Sea and providing an excellent base for exploring the Royal Deeside region...

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Bath is a city of unrivalled charm and beauty harbouring a rich history waiting to be explored. With foundations built in Roman times and a rebirth in the Georgian era,...

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Canterbury is known as the ecclesiastical capital of England. Dominated by its impressive medieval cathedral, Canterbury is an ancient town of rank. Situated on a prehistoric route linking London with...

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Widely touted as Europe's youngest capital, Cardiff is undoubtedly the heart and soul of contemporary Welsh culture and innovation. However its modern reputation belies a long history and a cityscape...

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The Victorians and Edwardians called Llandudno the Queen of the Welsh resorts and it was graced with some of the most elegant seaside architecture in Britain. Neighbouring Conwy is one...

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Dover is most well-known for the world famous White Cliffs from which you can enjoy an exhilarating cliff top walk with spectacular views. But the cliffs are by no means...

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Edinburgh is a truly enchanting capital city. Synonymous with the nation's ancient culture, the capital of Scotland is also visually spectacular, bristling with elegant architecture and hallmarks of a long...

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The town's stunning location provides the main appeal for visitors; Fort William is spectacularly set overlooking Loch Linnhe and the rugged West coast with Scotland's tallest mountain, Ben Nevis, providing...

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Scotland's largest city, Glasgow is a thriving urban centre home to the hallmarks of a rugged history of trade and industry whilst remaining at the fore-front of modern Scottish culture....

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Nestling in the stunning surrounds of Scotland's remote Highlands, Inverness provides a cultural and commercial hub for the surrounding communities and the far north of Scotland. Granted city status in...

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Undoubtedly one of England's most distinct cities, Liverpool is home to a colourful character and a local population (known as Scousers) renowned for their sense of humour and unmistakeable accent...

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London is a colossal city in both size and stature. Whilst home to a wealth of history and mindful of age-old tradition, London also remains a world-leader in commerce, politics...

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Originally a small town of Saxon England, Oxford grew in size and importance throughout the middle ages and even acted as England's de facto capital for Charles I during the...

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Portree is an historic town, its name thought by many to be derived from the Gaelic Port Righ or King's Harbour, following the 16th century visit of King James V....

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Portsmouth is situated on the south coast of central England occupying the Portsea Island Peninsula and directly opposite the small island of the Isle of Wight in the English Channel....

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St Andrews is synonymous with golf; this small Scottish town located in the Kingdom of Fife is home of the governing body of the sport not to mention the much...

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St Davids, is the picturesque ecclesiastical capital of Wales, and is named after the patron saint of Wales, Saint David. Nestling on the coast of Pembrokeshire it enjoys a tranquil...

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Known as "the Key to the Kingdom", the beautiful city of Stirling lies at the heart of Scotland both figuratively and literally. With an enchanting Castle to rival Edinburgh it...

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Once a quaint and unassuming market settlement, Stratford-upon-Avon is a picturesque town in its own right but was catapulted in to the limelight in the 16th century with the renown...

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Tenby is another chocolate box welsh tourist resort with beautiful beaches, colourful houses, shops, cafes and pubs all linked by cobbled streets. The original name of the town was Dinbych...

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Touched by England's inhabitants throughout history, everyone including the Romans, Vikings, Anglo Saxons and Normans have left their stamp on the city. As a result the city offers a feast...

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