Visiting The UK

If you are thinking of taking a little holiday away to somewhere in the UK, then there are numerous options available to you. The weather is always going to be hit and miss because, well, that’s just the way it is in Britain, but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t a great place to visit. If you are going to go to London, I recommend that you check out some of the museums that the city has to offer. The British Museum might just be full of items pillaged from centuries of global domination, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t some sights worth seeing. ‘Iris’ is an incredibly marble statue of the Greek goddess flying on a rainbow and will make your eyes pop out of your head. The central dome was designed by Sir Norman Foster and is also incredible due simply to the intricacy of the lattice that supports the glass roof. There is a wonderful atmosphere in the amphitheatre due to the fusion of so many curious minds.
Another good place to go and see is the Tate Modern where there will always be a new exhibition. It is also where the Turner prize is held and exhibited so if you are lucky enough to time your visit with when this is occurring – at the start of the summer – then you will bear witness to the annual feast of wackily modern and always ludicrously creative works on show.
If you are looking for a more relaxing time than trawling around the cities of London, another good option is to take advantage of one of the many deals on spa breaks in Scotland that you can find on the internet. You can relax while you are pampered with all kinds of masseurs armed with the finest creams and the most delicate slices of cucumber, or you can enjoy the sauna or steam room and let all of the aches and pains of recent work flow out of your body. The way to find the best discount on spa breaks in Scotland is to give the term a google and then examine what comes up but make sure that you look beyond the first page of suggestions. Even if you end up going for the first suggestion, which is often the case, at least you will have confidence in the decision you have made because you will be more fully informed and who knows, you might find a better deal further down google’s ratings.

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July 27, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Destinations

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