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touringGB your first stop when you visit the UK

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Getting you around the UK

Here on our site we will try help you get around by rail, road and air. Simply check out the 'getting to' menu options on the town and county pages or below on this page and we'll try and get you there (do you have information you could share with others? Let us know).

If you want to save money when travelling you can use holiday discount codes.

We'll also try and offer you selections of places you can stay and things you can do in the areas you are visiting (so if you have a business why not let us know through the register your business section. Last but not least we' start by tring to find you offers to get the most for the least for and from your holidays. Make you holidays even better by reducing the cost of your hotel search for hotel discounts.

Tip:Use Low cost holidays vouchers to grab a great bargain on your next holiday.


Getting to and around the UK

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Can you help other visitors to the UK?

If you have information that think would be of interest to someone visting the site, help them find their way to your town, or even want to advertise your business, then why not send us the information and where suitable we will add it; or if a business, why not register with us - it's FREE and if you link back to us we will make your advert more prominent (more information can be found via the register now pages.

The formation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Union FlagThe United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has been formed over time by informal acceptance, through 'Acts of Union' with Scotland and Ireland, and one treaty with the Irish Free State.

Suggested reading for when you visit the UK

More about the forming the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

England joining with ScotlandWales had already been generally long accepted as an integral part of the Kingdom of England when the Act of Union 1707 unified the two Kingdoms of England and Scotland into a single entity with the agreed name of the Kindom of Great Britain.

GB joining with IrelandIt was then with the Act of Union 1800 that the personal union that Ireland had enjoyed with England since 1541, when Ireland procraimed Henry VIII to be King of Ireland as well as King of England, was formalised and the two Kingdoms joined and became the United Kingom of Great Britain and Ireland.

Irish Free State splitting from UKMost recently, it was in 1922 with the sesession of Irish Free State and the signing of the Anglo Irish Treaty that the final change to the political landscape of the United Kingom occurred; and when it finally became the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland that we know today.

Latest improvements

Need to know the current weather conditions for the town you are visiting? No problem, visit the town page on and you can get the latest weather for the town.

Want to know what other towns are near the place you are looking to visit - well now we offer this information too where the town is in out database.


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