is regarded as the world's most popular tourist destination. It is the largest country in Britain with a total population 50,714,000 (as of 2006). England is famous for its eventful history, rich culture and scenic variety. England is a picturesque land encircled by Atlantic Ocean, Irish Sea, English Channel and North Sea.
England covers about two-thirds of the total land area of Great Britain. It shares land boundaries with Wales to the west and Scotland to the north. England climate is not predictable, and is largely mild and wet, because of the Atlantic Ocean. It is never extreme in nature. The temperature ranges between -5°C (23°F) and 30°C (86°F). Some of the major rivers that flow through England include the Thames, Severn, Tees, Trent, Wear, Mersey, Dee and Avon.
England has a large number of magnificent tourist destinations. The Bath, the Lake Districts, the counties of York, Essex, Sussex, Berkshire and Devon, are some of the major destinations in England. Cambridge and Oxford are also very popular destinations for the tourists. A number of grand medieval castles along with spectacular specimens of Baroque and Tudor architecture make England a traveler's delight. They represent the rich and glorious history of the land. The Tower of London, the Warwick Castle and th Windsor Castle are some of the most famous buildings in England. The capital city of London is perpetual favorite for tourists.
Maps for Tourists Visiting England
England culture is marked by plurality and multi-ethnicity. One of the greatest hallmarks of English society is its acceptance of various cultural groups inside its folds. Along with the Christians, there are Muslims, Jews, Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists who constitute English society. They have made immense contributions towards enriching England art, culture and science. The English society is also renowned for the way they successfully mingle the traditional and the modern.
The visitors to England will be delighted to taste the excellent delicacies served at the various hotels and restaurants of the country. Along with the many multi-cuisine and specialist restaurants available in the country, all big food chains have also opened branches in all significant cities of England. The McDonald and Donnington Valley Hotel are two of the most important hotels in England. The restaurants of England present a wide array of dishes, including Indian and Chinese cuisines that are highly popular all across the country.
England possesses a well-structured network of rail, air and road transportation. A large number of Airports in England help visitors to reach their desired destinations within the shortest time possible. The largest Airport (in terms of traffic volume) in England is Heathrow Airport, London. Some other busy airports in England include London Stansted Airport, London Gatwick Airport, Manchester Airport, Coventry Airport and Birmingham International Airport.
England has a strong infrastructure of road transport including the M1 motorway, M6 motorway, M60 motorway and M62 motorway. England also has a strong urban rail network. A major portion of British National Rail network also runs through England. The country also has about 7,100-km-long navigable waterways.
||Largest Cities in England
|Tourist Attractions in England||Location|
|Olympic Stadium ||Stratford, London|
|Old Mill Antiques ||Failsworth, Manchester |
|Windsor Castle ||Windor|
|York Minster ||Precentor's Court,orkshire|
|Pistyll Rhaeadr||Powys, Wales|
|Giant's Causewa||Bushmills,Northern Ireland|
|Scafell Pike||Wasdale, Copeland District|
|Aurora Boreali Lights||The Shetland Islands|
|The Needles||Totland Bay|
|Winnats Pass||Peak District, Derbyshire|
|Arnside and Silverdale||kENT|
|Isle of Man||Irish Sea(Between England and Ireland)|
|Blenheim Palace Gardens||Woodstock|
|Barrow In Furness||,Lancashire|
|Canterbury Cathedral || Canterbury|
|Eden Project ||Saint Blaise,Cornwall|
|Hadrian's Wall ||Hexham|
|Houses of Parliament || London|
|Seven Sisters ||Bishopstone,East Sussex|
|Beaches in England||Location|
|Woolacombe Beach || Woolacombe|
|Porthminster Beach ||St Ives |
|Longsands Beach ||Tynemouth |
|Hengistbury Head || Bournemouth|
|Fistral Beach || Newquay|
|Weymouth Beach ||Weymouth |
|Filey Beach ||Scarborough|
|St. Brelade's Bay Beach||Jersey |
|Nairn Beach ||Nairn |
|Luskentyre ||Luskentyre |
|Perranporth Beach||Perranporth, Cornwall |
|The Beach Shell ||Devon |
|Balmedie Beach || Dundee|
|Kiloran Beach ||Glasgov|
|Saunton Sands Beach ||Braunton|
|National Parks in England||Location|
|ST. KILDA ||Forest of Bowland, Nidderdale and North Pennines|
|Lake District National Park||Keswick |
|Cairngorms National Park||Ballater ,Sunderland|
|Brecon-Beacons-Nationalpark ||Südwales |
|Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park ||Dunbartonshire |
|Cairngorms National Park ||Cairngorms |
|Dartmoor National Park ||Devon |
|Pembrokeshire-Coast-Nationalpark ||Großbritannien |