- Edinburgh Castle
The United Kingdom consists of four countries: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. These are all great places to visit if you are looking for some weekend fun with your family and children, with your partner or with a group of friends.
Wales is situated in the west if the United Kingdom, its capital is Cardiff where there are so many attractions. You will be spoilt for choice in Cardiff: people travel from all over the UK and Europe to visit. Within the capital of Wales you will find unique attractions, top class shopping, all within walking distance. Innovative architecture sits alongside historic buildings and Cardiff bay offers entertainment for everyone. Visit the museums, parks and castles.
Staying in Cardiff for a weekend can be very cheap charging from just €35 a night. Staying just 15 minutes walking from Cardiff centre, Tanes Hotel has lots to offer. Tanes Hotel is a large Victorian house built in 1888 which is now a family run hotel offering quality and comfort. They have 19 modern, well furnished en-suite rooms and also offer great facilities to enjoy your stay such as a guest room, lounge room, television, grand piano, breakfast room overlooking a beautiful garden. Visit: www.taneshotel.co.uk
Scotland is situated on the northern part of the United Kingdom. Its well-known capital is Edinburgh which is divided up into The Old Town and New Town. The Old Town has preserved its medieval plan and many reformation era buildings which are very beautiful to see. You can also visit Loch Ness on a day trip, admire the beautiful highlands and then spend some time at Scotland's famous Loch Ness which cost about €50. It is well worth the visit. The best way to see the sights of Edinburgh is to jump on the City Hop-on Hop-off tour bus which has great views form the top of the bus and you can get off and get on as you please. There are 24 stops in total. This just cost €15. See: www.hopon-hopoff.com
The best weekends away in the UK has to be Edinburgh, staying a weekend there can cost from just €30 staying in a hostel and €40 for a hotel. Theses offer you great facilities and are in the heart of Edinburgh. They both have Wi-Fi access, 24-hour reception, private bathrooms and parking. Check out: www.merithhousehotel.co.uk and www.smartcityhostels.com