England is the largest country within the United Kingdom and by far the most populous. With a rich history and still one the largest economies in the World it is great place to visit. Vibrant, modern cities mix with medieval architecture and beautiful countryside to make for a fascinating destination.
London, the capital of the UK, is still one of the World's greatest cities. With one of the best important fashion scenes in the world, an enormous range of historical and modern attractions coupled with its fascinating history it is a destination in its own right and often as far into England as a visitor goes.
However there is much more to England; in the North west of the country lies Manchester, the countries 2nd city which has undergone massive change in the last decade as the whole city centre has been revitalised. Manchester's industrial heritage is now showcased in one of the most fashionable cities in Europe.
Only 20 miles away from Manchester, Liverpool is known worldwide as the home of the Beatles and just 1 hour drive to the north of Manchester the Lake District's astounding natural beauty and rich literary history attracts over 10 million visitors a year.
Blackpool still remains the most visited tourist attraction in Europe where it's uniquely British brand of entertainment continues to bring in millions of visitors every year. Over the Pennines, York, has one of richest histories of any English city with medieval walls, a truly amazing cathedral and world class museums whilst Leeds has developed one of the best shopping centres in the North of England.
Other places which should not to be missed are the University cities of Oxford and Cambridge, the ancient monuments at Stonehenge and the teaming multi-cultural metropolis that is Birmingham.
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