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UK travel guides

Exploring the length of the UK to seek out its hidden treasures and keep up to date on new developments, our specialists use their in-depth knowledge to help you get the most out of your trip. Our travel guides dedicated to the British Isles offer tips on how to experience London, Edinburgh or Belfast like a local, uncover the stories behind the most historic castles or cathedrals, and where to find the best walking trails and most traditional pubs. We also suggest ways to see popular sights such as Big Ben or the Giant's Causeway without the crowds, and offer advice on delving deeper into Great Britain’s history or culture and making genuine connections with local people.

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Our travel guides share our specialists’ passion and knowledge for UK. We travel here regularly to discover new experiences, explore untried areas and dig deeper into the better-known places and attractions. At the same time, we gather advice and up-to-date information on the best-quality guides, new hotels and restaurants, and the most memorable forms of transportation.

  • Replica of Michelangelo's 'David', Florence

    Explore the Renaissance

    Walk in Da Vinci’s footsteps, marvel at Michelangelo’s genius and see Shakespeare’s plays as he intended. Our Europe specialists suggest ways to explore the Renaissance across the continent, including both must-see destinations and lesser-known sights that you might otherwise overlook.

  • Edinburgh Castle

    Edinburgh highlights guide

    UK and Ireland specialist Jasmine offers an insider’s guide to the indispensable sights in Edinburgh, including visits to Edinburgh Castle, Arthur’s Seat and the Palace at Holyrood. She also suggests some ways to see a different side of the city.

  • Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye

    Isle of Skye highlights guide

    Defined by dark stone crags, sheer cliffs and rugged glens, the Isle of Skye is an otherworldly destination for hiking, fishing, and whisky tasting. Scotland specialist Emily suggests some things to see and do while visiting the Scottish isle.