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England is eccentric, exhilarating and endlessly intriguing. A place with green fields and rumpled hills, chalk cliffs and breezy plains, ancient woods and moody moorland landscapes and a land of living history where the past is constantly present. Experience its urban adventures as its city is the main attraction.

Destination in a Nutshell

130, 279 km²


55.98 million




Quick Facts

  • English people consume more tea per capita than anybody else in the world.

  • The Slimbridge Wildlife & Wetlands Trust is the world's largest and most diversified wildfowl centre.

  • Mother Shipton's Cave near Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, is England's oldest recorded tourist attraction.

  • Fish 'n chips is not much traditional English dish than Chicken Tikka Massala.

  • One of England's quaintest traditional events is the cheese rolling competition in Brockworth, Gloucestershire.

  • Currency: Pound Sterling

  • Language: English

  • Time zone: GMT +1

Best Time to Visit:

Shoulder Season: March to May and September to October
  • Best for exploring outdoor activities.

  • There’ll be fewer crowds in spring and autumn and the weather is often mild, making this a great time for hikes and cycle rides in national parks.

High Season: June to August
  • Summer is the best time for good weather and festivals

  • Prices for accommodation are high particularly in August.

Low Season: December to February
  • Opening hours are often reduced from October to Easter, with some places shut for the entire winter.

  • Winter is the best for Christmas markets and enjoying cozy pubs with roaring fires.

  • The weather will be wet and cold and can be snowy too, especially up north, where the weather can affect transport schedules.


All of our programs can also be tailored to match your needs and preferences.

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