Wales Anglesey Sunset at Ynys Llanddwyn island
England Lake District Two sheeps on pasture at sunset
England Costwalds village of Broadway in snow

The four countries of the United Kingdom – England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland – are all fine destinations in their own right, each offering an intriguing mix of individual culture and shared history.

For how much longer they stay together is up for the debate – Scotland came perilously close to independence in a 2014 vote – but together they make for a wonderful chance to experience all sides of the UK.

From the remote wilderness of Scotland to the valleys of Wales, England’s countryside to Northern Ireland’s Giant Causeway, the United Kingdom’s historic countries are all worth visiting in their own right. Dive in.

  • Scotland

    Scotland

    Highlands and Islands
    Nowhere does wilderness quite like Scotland...
  • Dumfries and Galloway

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  • Hebrides

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  • Isle of Mull

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  • Isle of Jura

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  • Isle of Islay

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  • Shuna Island

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  • Isle of Barra

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  • Isle of Lewis

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  • Isle of Skye

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  • St. Kilda

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  • Isle of Rùm

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  • Isle of Eigg

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  • Oban

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  • Speyside

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  • Cairngorms National Park

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  • Loch Ness

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  • Caledonian Canal

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  • Inverness

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  • Orkney Islands

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  • Isle of Arran

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  • Glasgow

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  • Fort William

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  • Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

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  • Aberdeen

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  • Balmoral

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  • Morvern Peninsula

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  • Loch Linnhe

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  • Sound of Arisaig

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  • England

    England

    Rolling countryside and special cities
    Compared to its European neighbours, England might seem pretty small and lacking in cultural charm and culinary expertise...
  • Dorset

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  • Dartmoor National Park

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  • Exmoor National Park

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  • Devon

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  • Cornwall

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  • Lake District

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  • Peak District National Park

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  • York

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  • Northumberland

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  • Somerset

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  • Wales

    Wales

    History, hills and Hiraeth
    Wild Wales is the perfect place to get away from it all and explore nature...
  • Pembrokeshire

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