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British Holiday accommodation website that aims to provide UK tourists with a vast choice of British Holidays and UK Short Break Bed & Breakfas locations including Bed & Breakfast Guest Accommodation for holidays. Additional in our main accommodation directory you will find National Park holiday accommodation - this is places to stay in the many UK and Irish National Parks of the British Isles.

National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - AONB's provide the perfect holiday venue for walking holidays, cycling holidays as well as the more familiar events of hill walking and wildlife spotting as most National Parks in Britain have strict rules controlling their landscape development. National Park accommodation in places like Snowdonia, Lake District, Peak District is scarce, but we can offer you a huge selection of various Guest Accommodation or Self Catering places to stay in such idyllic places.

Much of our Guest Accommodation is made up of small Bed and Breakfast, or B&B type accommodation sutable for holidays. B&B's offer a splendid alternative for short breaks in the UK and Ireland many of which are located in or near to areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - AONB. Our seaside resorts boast an array of Guest House accommodation - many traditional hotels near the resorts of Britain have now changed their accommodation class to Guest Accommodation as they may not offer full catering services as are traditional with hotels. Bed and Breakfast is a growing market. More and more people are using quality B&B's in preference to expensive hotels. Quality Bed & Breakfast's and Guest Houses offers a real alternative with a friendly environment and personal service.

Apart form an array of farmhouse cottages, self catering flats and apartments are also offered as an alternative. We also offer traditional Static Caravans and campsites as self-catering alternatives. Many self catering Lodges are also listed in our accommodation directory.

Many millions of tourist each year from all over the globe visit the British Isles, be it on business trips or purely for leisure. The British Isles comprises mainly Britain, now referred to as the United Kingdom, and Ireland. The Isle of Man and the Channel Isles are often considered to be part of the Britain but do have their own parliaments and run their own legislative governments. Ireland for centuries has been a divided island with the northern part being part of the UK and the southern region of Eire continuing to run its own affairs.

Both Britain and Ireland offer tourists an array of accommodation and places to stay during their visits. The most popular venues amongst the business community visiting the region are city hotels. The likes of London, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dublin and Cardiff offer an array of quality hotels to stay.

For the more discerning tourist who is looking to explore the British Isles a wider choice of holiday and short break accommodation is offered. Self catering cottages in the National Parks regions are extremely popular as they often provide comfortable accommodation with the added bonus of a flexible schedule to travel and visit places of interest. Presently there are no less than 22 National Parks holiday areas allocated in Britain and Ireland. The more notable; Lake District, Peak District and Yorkshire Dales in England. The Cairngorms National Park in Scotland and both Snowdonia and Brecon Beacons parks

Beacons located in Wales. Possibly the most popular holiday destination in the UK lies outside any National Park, but the county of Cornwall offers a wealth of lovely scenery and generally favourable weather to compliment the regions beauty.

Another popular and growing trend these days for more discerning traveller is Guest Accommodation type of establishment. Guest Accommodation comprises the less formal traditional Guest House, often located in the many popular seaside costal destinations such as Blackpool, Brighton, Great Yarmouth, Llandudno etc.

The very popular abode of the traditional British Bed & Breakfast (B&B) is now becoming very popular amongst the travelling tourist. Bed and Breakfast accommodation is as the name suggests a very informal arrangement where the guest arrives in the evening and departs after a hearty breakfast to their next destination. Most B&B's offer exceptional value for short breaks and most offer a truly homely welcome to their guests given that many are simply private residences. It's fair to say that every area and region of the British Isles can offer B&B accommodation offering excellent value and hospitality to their guests.

British B&B or Bed & Breakfast accommodation is offered in most of the towns and cities within UK and Ireland. Many are such establishments are often located in idyllic rural settings such as small villages and working farms etc. You are often welcome to share much of the evening time with you hosts at their homes who are often a true source of local information. The tradition local Village Pub will often be located nearby where a warm welcome will always afforded and often good quality and wholesome food is offered as well as fare in the form of "Pub Grub" during lunchtimes and evening.

To find a suitable British Bed & Breakfast in most regions of the UK or Ireland it is recommended that you go online and visit comprehensive website accommodation directories that help you to easily locate such accommodation which are suitable for British Holidays & Short Breaks in the British Isles. You'll often be provided main contact details of the owner of B&B and you'll be able to arrange special arrangements in person, which is a welcome service in these fast moving times!

We welcome foreign visitors to British Isles to enjoy their British Holidays with us. The UK and Ireland form the British Isles. The vast majority of the Irish land mass belongs to Eire whilst the Northern Ireland continues to be part of the United Kingdom. The UK also comprises England, Scotland & Wales. The term Great Britain is not formally recognised these days, but many still refer to the UK as Britain - suffice to say if you are looking for holiday or short break accommodation in Britain or Ireland we will have it!

The British Isles
What is the British Isles?
The British Isles is a geographically term which includes Great Britain, the whole of Ireland, and all the offshore islands, most notably the Isle of Man & Channel Isles which has its own parliament and laws.
The British Isles comprises:
England - The capital is London.

Scotland - The capital is Edinburgh.
Wales - The capital is Cardiff.
Northern Ireland - The capital is Belfast.
Republic of Ireland - The capital is Dublin.
The Irish Sea separates Britain and Ireland.
The Islands in the British Isles

The British Isles consists of the following islands:
Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales)
Ireland (the Republic of Ireland)
A country west of England across the Irish Sea (not part of the United Kingdom)
Northern Ireland ( part of the United Kingdom)
The Orkney and Shetland Islands
Islands off the northeast coast of Scotland
The Isle of Man - An island in the Irish Sea
Hebrides (including the Inner Hebrides, Outer Hebrides and Small Isles) All are all islands off the northwest coast of Scotland
The Isle of Wight -An island off the southern coast of England
Isles of Scilly -An island off the southwest coast of England
Lundy Island - An island off the southwest coast of England
The Channel Islands - A group of small islands in the English Channel, off the coast of Normandy, France. The principal islands of the group include Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney and Sark.

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