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The UK offers a temperate maritime climate, meaning it rarely experiences extremes in weather or temperatures.  The seas have a great influence on the weather and as such, there are cooler summers, but not very cold winters.  The western side of the UK is the wettest, due to the proximity to the Atlantic Ocean.  Higher areas like Scotland, Wales and the Lake District also experience a great deal of rain.  

Spring in the UK generally runs from March to May and is usually cool with chances of rain.  Summer is from June to August and there can be patches of hot days, but places like northern England and Scotland tend to have the coolest summers.  Autumn is from September to November and can be a mixed bag when it comes to temperatures.  Finally, winter, from November to March is usually cool and windy.  Again, Scotland and northern England face colder temperatures than the rest of the UK.


 

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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