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United Kingdom - Culture


  • Tower Bridge
  • Traditional London Black Cabs
  • Scottish Highland
  • Famous Horse Gaurds
  • Abbey Road

Social Conventions

Shaking hands is the most common form of greeting, with a kiss on the cheek once parties know each other better.  While casual dress is fine in every day life, some clubs and restaurants do not allow jeans or running shoes, so it is best to check before visiting.

Due to the still sensitive political nature in Northern Ireland, tourists are encouraged to avoid political or religious talk. 

 

Language

While English is the official language of the United Kingdom, Welsh is spoken in parts of Wales, Scots Gaelic is spoken in parts of Scotland, and Irish is spoken in parts of Northern Ireland.

 

Religion

Christian denominations (Church of England, Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, Presbyterian etc) have the largest followings in Britain.  There are, however, growing Muslim, Sikh, Jewish and Hindu communities.


 

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 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 wildlife, weather 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 United Kingdom for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our United Kingdom tours today!

 


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