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Traverse the emerald green pastures of the English countryside, have a go at trout fishing in the spectacular Scottish highlands, or hop along the interlocking volcanic columns of Northern Ireland’s Giant’s Causeway, the United Kingdom is a haven for those who take their tea with a side of adventure. Land of the Queen herself, the UK offers visitors a plethora of stately attractions. From London’s surging cosmopolitan culture and imperial history, to kilts and bagpipes in Edinburgh Castle, to antiquated Georgian architecture and the purest natural springs in Bath, any visit to the United Kingdom will transform into a voyage of adventure, bygone nobility and quaint natural charm.  

  • Capital: London
  • Dialing code: +44
  • Population: 64,800,000
  • Languages: English

General Information

Time zones

  • UTC-08:00
  • UTC-05:00
  • UTC-04:00
  • UTC-03:00
  • UTC-02:00
  • UTC
  • UTC+01:00
  • UTC+02:00
  • UTC+06:00

Currency

Pound Sterling (GBP)

Electricity

230V/50hz
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Visas

Health & Safety

Vaccinations

Drinkable Water

safe

Emergency Numbers

  • Fire: 112
  • Police: 112
  • Ambulance: 112

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Northern Ireland traffic alerts: Latest travel delays and disruptions

Stormont will host the inaugural Alternative Queer Ulster event next week. Two people taken to hospital following serious road traffic accident outside Millisle Two people have been taken to hospital following a serious road traffic accident outside Millisle. read more

1 day ago

Abortion ban in Northern Ireland likely to worsen mental health crisis

Northern Ireland is one of only two regions in Europe where abortion ... woman have to declare suicidal intent in order for abortion to be permitted. Around 800 to 1,000 women travel to the UK every year for an abortion. Laws banning abortion are ... read more

4 days ago

Northern Ireland traffic alerts: Belsonic travel arrangements

Ormeau Embankment (from Ravenhill Road to Ormeau Road) will be closed to vehicular traffic on the following dates: Saturday 23 June from 4pm to midnight Sunday 24 June from 4pm to midnight Saturday 30 June from 4pm to midnight Traffic disruption expected ... read more

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