For your next visit to the UK book accommodation on Likibu. Visit the United Kingdom, made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland for a unique travelling experience. Browse on Likibu for cottages by the sea, houses to rent, Airbnb’s and many more places to stay.
The United Kingdom at your doorstep
Come to England, the birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles and stay in a holiday rental which will act as your home away from home. There is a variety of activities and sights that will suit everyone from the infamous Stonehenge to Bath's Roman Spa. Rent a cottage in Cornwall or stay in one of the many bed and breakfast's around the cities and countryside of the United Kingdom. Visit the Queen's home, Buckingham Palace, the music bars in the north, or the shores of the famous Brighton Beach. Wherever you choose to visit in England, Likibu has plenty of accommodation options for you to explore.
Best Time to Visit the UK?
Well known for its cold and unreliable weather, the United Kingdom is always changing its weather. Autumn and spring are wonderful seasons to visit the changing nature in parks and woodland. Summer months are meant to be the warmest however sometimes has more rain, and winter is chilly, so remember to pack for the snow!
How to get there?
The UK is easily accessible from all over the world. Heathrow and Gatwick are London's main airports with regular flights coming in and out internationally. Other main airports include Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. If flying isn't your thing, then perhaps investigate taking the train. From Paris, Amsterdam, Lyon and Brussels the Eurostar is the best option. It is a quick and easy method of travelling to the England as you avoid the check-in times at the airport.
Getting Around England
In London, the best way to get around is either by bus or underground, also called the tube, walking can also be an option if you enjoy seeing the city by foot. To get to other major cities the train system is efficient and if booked in advance, relatively inexpensive. Alternatively, you can choose to hire a car. This option can be cost-effective and fun if you want to have a road trip around the England. It makes visiting the countryside or seaside much more accessible and will allow you to book accommodation away from the main roads.
London is obviously the main attraction for most of its visitors as being the capital city of England. Book a city apartment to stay in whilst exploring the many wonders of the city such as London's iconic national timepiece – Big Ben – as well as the riverside observation wheel – The London Eye. If you come with your family book a family holiday rental in the city. If you are looking to book accommodation in the north of England, choose to visit the dynamic city of Leeds or find accommodation in Manchester to experience the music bars and independent shops which make up these fun-filled cities. Other must-see cities include Bath which has wonderful classical architecture as well as the only natural hot baths in England as well as Oxford or Cambridge and go punting along the river adjacent to the stunning universities.
Chillout and Explore the British Countryside
There is nothing quite like exploring the English, Scottish, Welsh or Irish countryside for its amazing rural escapes. Catch the right season and you will be delighted with what you see, bluebells in woodlands in May or travel back in time to see the stone circles in the Lake District. Staying in a rented house in the countryside is an option or a bed and breakfast will offer a cosy stay. Rent a cottage in Cornwall or in Devon and roam along Britain's beautiful shoreline. Head to the Cotswolds if you truly want to enjoy the beauty of nature in this designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Endless footpaths and pubs are dotted around the countryside for you to have a break in or even stay in a local Airbnb.
British Pubs and Culture
When visiting the United Kingdom, visiting a pub should be a priority on your list. Experience the hearty, cosy and local pubs located near your accommodation to embrace the full British feel. Grab yourself a pint and on a Sunday order a traditional roast. This is a typical dish that comes with roast beef, Yorkshire pudding, roasted potatoes and vegetables and gravy. Rent a self-catered apartment and try to cook a typical dish. Perhaps after a long day of exploring have an afternoon tea in your hotel be sure to try English Breakfast or Early Grey.