United Kingdom is one of Europe’s largest countries and consists of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. For each country, we have travel articles, videos, etc.
The term “Great Britain” is often used to refer to England, Scotland and Wales, including their neighboring islands. Great Britain and Northern Ireland now form the United Kingdom. The Kingdom of Great Britain dates from 1707 Acts of Union between the kingdoms of England (which at the time incorporated Wales) and Scotland.
Each of the 4 countries is legally also countries to now make it appropriately complex. They have some autonomy. Read more about them as fantastic travel countries here, individually and together.
Castles in Scotland. A lone highland cow grazes on grass, with castle Stalker in the background. A classic Scottish image.
We have several travel articles about Scotland from Golf in Scotland to The famous Scottish Castles. Loch Ness and the very different story of Dart in Glasgow.
Northern Ireland is differently described as a country, province or region that is part of the United Kingdom. Located in the northeastern part of the island of Ireland, Northern Ireland shares a border to the south and west with the Republic of Ireland.
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