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Mainland England makes up about two-thirds of the British Isles.  There are also several small islands such as the Isle of Wight.  The landscape in England is varied and includes green hills, coastlines, flat lands and much more.  Mountain ranges exist in the north and include the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District as well as the Pennine mountains.

There are ten national parks in England that provide conservation for many different landscapes across the country.  Lake District National Park, designated in May 1951 is the second largest national park in the  UK and is the most visited.  The park hosts Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England and Wast Water Lake, the deepest lake in Britain.  The mountains, known locally as “fells” are popular amongst hill walkers and nature lovers.  The area contains a vast history and a rich literary past that includes the likes of William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter, Alfred Wainwright and more.

 

United Kingdom Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to the United Kingdom.

Learn about the history and culture of United Kingdom, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about United Kingdom's nature and wildlifeweather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering the United Kingdom for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our United Kingdom tours today!


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