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Recent United Kingdom reviews

  • A wonderful place to stay

    "This set of homes are inviting and comfortable. The picture do not do it justice. We just returned from our one week stay and can not sing the praises loud enough. They are convenient to everything. It has already been decided by the children we will be going back and this will be the place we stay. Thank you Amy for everything! Your beautiful homes are now a part of our lives forever."
    Guest: Treasure B. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 28, 2014
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  • One Word-Perfect!

    "Our family stayed here for my son's wedding. The house is beautifully decorated, extremely clean and well kept and has everything you could possibly need. It is very homey and roomy with plenty of sleep accommodations. The front porch is a wonderful gathering spot and it is in walking distance to everything, but why walk when you can ride in the golf cart that is available for a small fee. We loved it and wished we had more time to stay. The owner was so nice, friendly and helpful and allowed our little Yorkie to vacation with us too. Hmm, maybe we can celebrate the one year anniversary with a reunion!."
    Guest: Kathy Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 13, 2014
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  • Good St Andrews Location For Golf and Shopping

    "The four bedroom/four bath footprint is well suited for four golfers on holiday. The large kitchen is a plus, as we eat breakfast daily before playing our golf matches. The location is excellent for proximity to the St Andrews Links courses and to the restaurants in town. This is the second time we've rented 10 Pilmour. Lots of stairs in the apartment."
    Guest: Ace Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 1, 2014
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  • Fantastic location!

    "This is the perfect place to stay when exploring Newport. We had a fantastic girls weekend for the half marathon. Joan, the host, was amazing. I would highly recommend this gem to couples, small families, and small ground of friends. Will likely bring my family back shortly."
    Guest: Amanda F Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 12, 2014
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United Kingdom Travel Tips

Getting to United Kingdom Vacation Rentals

The primary travel hub into the United Kingdom is London, although there are several other international airports in the country. London Heathrow is the largest and busiest airport hosting most major international airlines. London Gatwick, Luton and City airports serve as supplementary airports. For the interior region, the major access point is Manchester. This international airport has many direct flight connections to neighboring European countries. In Scotland, the two main cities and airports are Glasgow and Edinburgh. In Northern Ireland, Belfast International Airport hosts regular commercial flights which provide access to the region. In Wales, Swansea is the main travel hub. The United Kingdom has several ferry routes that connect with mainland Europe and countries such as France, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark and Norway.

United Kingdom Holiday Rentals

Each year millions of tourists flock to the United Kingdom to explore the many sites and attractions. Many come for special events such as the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament or the Military Tattoo that takes place in Edinburgh. There are many historic and modern attractions, and it is almost certain that every visitor will find places of interest to visit. The countryside will attract those who like bicycling and hiking. The ancient castle will enthrall those with a cultural interest. The many glamorous shops are the ideal places to make some high fashion purchases.

Top United Kingdom Travel Attractions and Activities

The United Kingdom is made up of four separate countries -- England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Each of these regions has its own wealth of attractions but there are a few things that they have in common. Throughout the UK, you will find ancient castles and ruins of former fortresses. Each of these has its own unique tale to tell. Many of the castles are still in use today, either as royal residences, museums or boutique hotels. Scotland and Northern Ireland in particular are known for their impressive and ancient castles.

The UK is a popular golfing destination; Northern Ireland and Scotland rank as two of the best golfing destinations. There is the famous St. Andrews Golf Course in Scotland where leading PGA tournaments are played each year. There are literally hundreds of other golf courses to choose from. In the cities, such as London and Edinburgh, there are many historical sites to visit. As the nation's capital London has a rich and detailed history. Here you can see the famous attractions of Buckingham Palace, St. Paul's Cathedral and the London Tower Bridge. There is also the famous museum of waxworks called Madam Tussaud's where you can see famous personalities from around the world immortalized in wax.

Seasons to Visit the United Kingdom

The weather of the United Kingdom is characterized by rain, and a lot of it. The advantage of this is that the rural landscapes are perpetually green and very scenic. Winters are generally quite long and in the central and northern regions, snowfalls are not uncommon. Winter starts from mid-October and generally lasts until the end of April. Spring and autumn are usually quite short-lived. Summer is from June to August and daytime temperatures can get quite hot. On a sunny day, especially if it is on the weekend, you will see many of the locals out and about making the most of the good weather. Summertime is traditionally the peak tourist season and major tourist attractions can get very crowded. If you are willing to travel out of season and possible put up with a little bit of bad weather, you can benefit from some great travel deals.

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