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Inside Background
This picturesque Saxon hilltop town was established by King Alfred as a...
Last edited: March 25, 2013
Inside Things to Do
Abbey Town Museum Look at Gold Hill Compton Abbas Airfield (4miles south) Old...
Last edited: November 16, 2006
  The focal point of the town for visitors is picturesque Gold Hill, a steep...
Last edited: March 28, 2013
Inside Dining Scene
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Inside United Kingdom: For Foreign Visitors
Currency The currency of the United Kingdom is the Pound Sterling (£).  In...
Last edited: January 28, 2014
The United Kingdom is not part of the Schengen passport-free travel area which...
Last edited: March 11, 2014
The Emergency Numbers in the UK are 999 or 112. The operator will ask which...
Last edited: April 14, 2013
The first thing that visitors from outside the United Kingdom...
Last edited: May 03, 2014
FIRE, POLICE, AMBULANCE, COASTGUARD, MOUNTAIN RESCUE (emergency only):  dial...
Last edited: May 07, 2014
Tipping Context  Tipping is not always expected in the UK in the way it is in...
Last edited: February 24, 2014
From 6th November 2006 until further notice, strict rules regarding liquids...
Last edited: June 20, 2008
In all cases, for hiring a car you will need a valid credit card, preferably...
Last edited: June 16, 2014
 The most famous aspect of driving in the United Kingdom, for most foreign...
Last edited: June 03, 2014
If you Google for "eating out in Britain" you will find lots of tourism...
Last edited: July 16, 2012
Christmas is just 5 weeks away and it is the best time to travel amazing...
Last edited: November 22, 2013
Before you learn to drive or ride a new vehicle make sure you know about the...
Last edited: November 21, 2007
Motorway Service Areas are leased out to various operators, mostly companies...
Last edited: October 06, 2010
The UK postal service is known as Royal Mail. Royal Mail Group Ltd is the...
Last edited: December 03, 2009
Sleeper Trains link London with various Scottish cities and the South-West...
Last edited: July 18, 2013
So, you've planned to visit the UK, do a bit of driving while you're here and...
Last edited: July 01, 2012
For the Dutch: Tapping the side of the forehead in the UK means you are stupid...
Last edited: April 23, 2014
The United Kingdom's railway network is the oldest in the world, having existed...
Last edited: August 15, 2013
Great Britain invented the train with the first passenger service opening...
Last edited: July 31, 2012
Here are a few Apps for use with various SmartPhone and Tablet devices around...
Last edited: February 17, 2014
Winnie the Pooh, Alice in Wonderland, Thomas the Tank Engine, The Hobbit...
Last edited: May 11, 2014
Some people find that travelling without a car in the UK is simple.  All you...
Last edited: June 26, 2012
With nearly 200,000km of well-maintained footpaths, one of the best ways to see...
Last edited: July 24, 2012