England is the most populous and significant country of the United Kingdom with over 51 million residents. It includes over 100 smaller islands, such as the Isle of Wight, in addition to its mainland. It is bordered by Scotland, Wales, the Celtic Sea, the North Sea and the English Channel.
Although being a relatively small country, England has held sway over almost every continent of the world at some time in history. This not only led to the spread of the English people all over the world, but also to the influx of other nations to this relatively small European island.
As surrounding nations, and those further afield, arrived in their droves in search of money, power and better prospects, the English nation became a varied one. Languages, cultures and religions converged. Today, the population is one of ever-increasing diversity. This continues to draw people from all over the world; both as a holiday destination and as a home. The long history of England is evident by the many castles, forts, bridges and monuments erected in memory of long-ago events and people. These alone give this country an aura of historical resonance.
The country is fairly flat, but the expanses of lush, green vegetation, narrow roads, and stone houses certainly grant it a quaint beauty all its own. The coastal regions are well populated and promise stunning vistas
England is ruled by a monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who uses a parliament to manage the country. A Prime Minister is elected from the leading party and exercises his authority in cooperation with the Queen.
The country is a most rewarding destination. Not only is it rich in its historical and cultural spheres, but these elements have played a major role in most other countries in the world.
Cost of an escorted tour.
Tours in England can be found for as short as 8 days or shorter and as long or longer than 18 days. The land portion of the tour can range anywhere from approximately $1870 to over $4000 (2016 pricing).
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