Touring the UK can be such an amazing experience, there is no wonder it attracts so many people each year to be able to explore what it has on offer. Therefore, for this reason we have brought you some reasons you may want to stay in the UK on your next motorhome holiday. Take a look!
Extensive International History
The British Empire once spanned the across almost one quarter of the world and saw people, trades and cultures from across the globe and in turn has left a wide array of historical significance within our island. This in turn has left the country with vestige of our impressive history throughout the land with museums, monuments and even some of the old trade and military buildings.
A perfect example of this would be the Albert Dock in Liverpool, which at one point had around 40% of the world’s international trade passing through it. This in turn made it one of the most important ports in the world and without it; the world we know today would be significantly different. It shaped the American independence, the colonization of the Africa’s and the exploration of Australia and reminisce of these exotic cultures are evident within the museums and galleries surrounding the port. This is just example of hundreds of locations that have shaped the world and should be placed on any history lovers list of stop off points when they set out touring the UK.
This huge British Empire however was not the only significant affect the UK has had on the world as its role in the world war two, crusades of Jerusalem and the Roman Empire’s gold mines fuelling the roman super power all shaped the world. Touring the UK is an amazing decision for anybody with a keen interest in history simply for the wide spread historical importance of our country and the way we shaped and sculpted not only our own country but also the other European super powers.
Britain has long been a country, which has welcomed people from across the world and has saw mass immigration bringing in a wide range of cultures and life styles through the ages. This is turn means that the different regions of England can all offer their own unique cultural twist; such as the spice markets of Bradford, Curry Mile in South Manchester and even the Great British farmers markets that take place in Bristol on a regular basis. All of this contributes to British tourism and in turn means that no matter what it is you love and which community you visit, you will always be able to find something unique and interesting to ponder and learn about when touring the UK.
Cuisine in the country of England is a very broad subject with different regions boasting completely different foods. This ranges from things such as the soup like meal of scouse in the Merseyside area, the infamous haggis in Northern Scotland and even the Cornish pasty coming from the county of Cornwall. This gives the restaurants and even the cafes of everywhere in England small and little unique twists and in turn touring from the North of England to the South can give you a huge range of foods for your palate and allow you to experience a wide range of traditions and oddities you cannot if you stayed home. Just a small example is the simply chips and gravy which is widely available in the cities of Manchester and Leeds, yet neither seen nor heard of in South England and even considered strange in some communities to the south.
The country side of the UK is significant in Europe as it is one of the most beautiful there is, With a wide range of terrains bringing you from mountains, to forests and even Mooreland. The diversity in British countryside has the ability to leave just about anybody speechless. If you’re a countryside lover then there’s a wide range of things available to you here in the UK ranging from the snow capped mountains of Scotland, the moors and forests of England and even the cliffs and scenic valleys of Wales. When you combine all of this into one singular touring trip of the UK, you can be sure you will find yourself in a position of aesthetic perfection on more than one occasion.
Touring in the UK means that you are lucky enough to be placed in a climate, which boasts the perfect weather type. The right balance between hot and cold in this country means that with a thin waterproof you can usually be the right temperature to explore the countryside and British cities in. This gives you a new level of comfort while exploring and allows you to be able to make the most of your experience of touring the UK without becoming too hot and needing to head back to hydrate or to cold and needing to head back to warm up.
If you are thinking of touring the UK this year then why not take a look at our range of motorhomes for hire to be able to see which motorhome is perfect for you?