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Traveling Across England’s Many Tourist Spots

England is a division of the United Kingdom and is located in the southern part of Great Britain. England is considered to be the most populous part of the United Kingdom. England is surrounded by Scotland on the north and the Irish Sea and Wales on the west.

England is separated from the continent of Europe by three water bodies—The English Channel, the Strait of Dover, and the North Sea. The Isle of Wight and the Scilly Islands are also considered as a part of England. The Isle of Wight is the English Channel and the Scilly Islands are in the Atlantic Ocean. The capital of Great Britain is London and is located in the south eastern portion of England. The two big rivers running along this region are the Thames and the Severn. Despite being in the northern hemisphere, England has a good and calm climate, which is mainly due to the warm currents of the surrounding seas.

England has 36 administrative counties: Durham, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Cornwall, Gloucestershire, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Northumberland, Dorset, , East Sussex, Essex, , Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire, Hampshire, Devon, Herefordshire, , Kent, Lancashire, Wiltshire, Leicestershire, Hertfordshire, Staffordshire, Norfolk, North Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Somerset, Suffolk, Surrey, Warwickshire, West Sussex, , and Worcestershire.

The weather of England varies from one day to another. There are only two words that can best describe the weather of England—unpredictable and changeable. By and large, the weather of England is temperate with cool and wet winters and warm and wet summers. The mountainous regions and the west coast receive the highest rainfall. On the other hand, the east coast of England is cold and very windy. England has four seasons spring, autumn, summer, and winter. From March to May, England experiences the spring and the summer spans from June to August. Autumn in England starts from September and shows its presence till end of November. The winter in England is only for three months—December to February. So, if you are planning to tour the whole of England then the best months are from April to September.

England ’s countryside is beautiful in the summer season. During Fall, the land gets a reddish orange tinge, due to the blazing landscape and the orange leaves of the trees.

Other places of tourist interest in England are: Sutton Hoo, Stanfford Castle Visitor Center, Sherlock Holmes Museum, Shakespeare’s Globe exhibition, Seaton Tramway, The Rum story, Royal Opera House, Pumphouse Educational Museum, Prior Visitor Centre, Poldark Mine & Heritage complex, Planet Earth museum & Sussex history trail, The Needles Park, National Space Centre, Minack Theatre, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, London Dungeon, Land’s End, Kings college, Kensington palace, State Apartments, Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker, Jane Austen Centre, Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, Honister Slate mine, Hampton Court Palace, Eden Project, Dover Castle, Dinosaur Museum, Dickens world, Cadbury world, the British Library, and many more… the list is endless.

Tourism in England is a great business as you will find many people traveling to this country during the months of April to September. You have many cottages to choose from in England. You will find many self catering and holiday cottages in England as they are a hot favorite amongst visitors. Cottages in England are spacious and most of them have ample parking space.

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