Skyscraper Mary Ex. London cucumber
The Mary Eix skyscraper, better known as the London Cucumber, is one of the most attractive buildings in London and stands out against the backdrop of the city skyline. Mary…

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10 interesting facts about the Isle of Man
Everyone knows about Britain and Ireland, but relatively few know about the Isle of Man between the two giants. Despite its small size, the island has a unique and diverse…

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Scotland's Culture. Scotland Traditions. Scottish Cuisine
Historically, Scots have been underrepresented in British art and music, but they have nonetheless given the world a huge legacy in science, literature and philosophy. The Scots discovered logarithms, the…

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Sherwood Forest and the Oldest Oaks of Europe

Speaking of Sherwood Forest, Robin Hood comes to mind as the first association. It is difficult to say whether such a person existed in reality, or is it just a fiction, a legend and a fairy tale. Nevertheless, there is definitely a refuge in this legendary park.

History of Sherwood Forest
Currently, the famous Sherwood Forest is a national reserve located near Klimston, Nottinghamshire, England. Continue reading

Edinburgh, Scotland: the capital of the state, which supposedly does not

In the Scottish capital, there are the official residence of the Queen of England, and the University of world renown, and haunted castles, and whiskey Museum, and the Scots in the amount of 465 thousand. All these treasures Edinburgh has been saving since the sixth century.
The city of nice, an ancient town
The ancient capital of Scotland is Edinburgh. De jure it is so today, although the actual modern administrative center of the country – Glasgow. Before the conquest of Scotland by the British, Edinburgh was the residence of local kings. All guidebooks with striking unanimity call it the architectural gem of the United Kingdom. Continue reading

Universities in the UK. Oxford... Cambridge... And number three.…
Can you name the three oldest universities in Britain? Well, the first two are clear -- Oxford and Cambridge, everybody knows that. And the third? First clue: it is not…

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Learning English in England
Knowledge of English is very much appreciated now. A person with knowledge of English is much easier to get in life and find a good job. Only now it is…

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Dark Alley - the quaint tunnel of Ireland
Dark Alley - a popular natural landmark of Ireland, known far beyond its borders. Freakish trees grow near the village of Armoy in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The tunnel is…

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The Garden of Space Speculations in Scotland
The garden of cosmic speculation in Scotland ranks first among the most unusual gardens in the world. It was created by American landscape architect Charles Alexander Jenks in 1989 in…

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Christmas in England: traditions and secrets
Christmas in England loomed in October, when most of them sat at home at the table and, sticking out the tip of his tongue, with the most serious look wrote…

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