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United Kingdom Year of EU entry: 1973 Political system: Constitutional monarchy Capital city: London Total area: 242 500 km² Population: 60.4 million.

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3 United Kingdom Year of EU entry: 1973 Political system: Constitutional monarchy Capital city: London Total area: 242 500 km² Population: 60.4 million Currency: Pound sterling Listen to the official EU language: English The United Kingdom consists of England, Wales, Scotland (who together make up Great Britain) and Northern Ireland. The highest mountain is Ben Nevis in Scotland which reaches a height of 1,343m. The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy. The main chamber of parliament is the lower house, the House of Commons, which has 646 members elected by universal suffrage. About 700 people are eligible to sit in the upper house, the House of Lords, including life peers, hereditary peers, and bishops. There is a Scottish parliament in Edinburgh with wide-ranging local powers, and a Welsh Assembly in Cardiff with more limited authority for Welsh affairs.

4 . Two bakers at Borough Market offer organic pain de campagne, chocolate brownies, and rye and sour dough loaves - to give you entirely new thoughts about the baker's art Bread and meat Fish and chips You'll be able to find the best potted shrimp in Britain, plus wild fish, rabbits in their skins and hares in season. West Country divers sell fresh, hand collected scallops – and will cook them for you.

5 LONDON SOUVENIRS: You can buy these souvenirs in London. The mini-bus costs £2.59 and the mini- Buckhingham costs £0..99. You can buy a Mini Cooper in small version by £2.49. The mini England note book is very attractive and beautiful and it’s prize is £1.49. Finally, you can buy a small version of a Buckhingham Palace Royal Guard. It costs £1.29.

6 SANTANDER /LONDON LONDON/ LIVERPOOL LIVERPOOL/ CARDIFF CARDIFF/ BILBO NEWCASTLE ACCOMMODATION 101.45€ for 5 people. Two nights 197.65 € for 5 people.Two nights. £340 for 5 people. Two nights. Sleep at home.OPTIONAL TRIP FOR A DAY TRAVELLING 83.96€ for 5 people.(Santan der-London Stansted) 18:25/19:15 Ryanair 101.80€ for 5 people.(London Gatwick- Liverpool) 08:50/11:20 British Airways 182.40€ for 5 people. (Liverpool C- Cardiff Bute Rd) Britail. 233.75€ for 5 people.(Cardiff -Bilbao) 13:35/22:05 Klm Royal Dutch Airlines


8 Liverpool is a city in Merseyside, England, along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary. Historically, it is part of Lancashire. Liverpool is one of England's core cities and its third most populous — 447,500 in 2006. Built across a ridge of hills rising up to a height of around 70 metres above sea-level at Everton Hill, the city's urban area runs directly into Bootle and Crosby in Sefton to the north, and Huyton and Prescot in Knowsley to the east. It faces Wallasey and Birkenhead across the River Mersey to the west. Inhabitants of Liverpool are referred to as Liverpudlians but are also known as "Scousers". In 2007 the city celebrated its 800th anniversary, and in 2008 it holds the European Capital of Culture title together with Stavanger, Norway.

9 The city of Liverpool was founded on 28 August 1207 by King John. It was a place to come and take up holdings. The Liverpool Castle was built in 1235. St Nicholas Church was built around 1257. Between 1257 and 1551 Liverpool was a small town near lakes. It wasn´t a very important city when in England was a country war. Between 1730 and 1770 the city became richer saling and buying.

10 Royal Liver Building The Royal Liver Building is one of the city of Liverpool's most recognisable landmarks. It stands at 90 metres and has 13 floors. The building is crowned by a pair of clock towers: as a ship passed along the river, the crew could tell the time from these. At the top of each tower stand the mythical Liver Birds, designed by Carl Bernard Bartels.

11 Liverpool Cathedral Liverpool Cathedral is the Church of England cathedral of Liverpool. It was built on St. James' Mount in the centre of the city. It is the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Liverpool. Its official name is the Cathedral Church of Christ in Liverpool. The Anglican cathedral is one of the two cathedrals in the city. Port of Liverpool The Port of Liverpool is the name for the enclosed dock system that runs from Herculaneum Dock to Seaforth Dock, on the east side of the River Mersey, combined with the facilities built around the Great Float on the west side of the river.

12 24th May 10:00am: Visit Royal Liver Building 14:00 pm: We are going to eat pizza.for lunch 16:00 pm: Visit the Port of Liverpool. 18:00 pm: Visit Anfild We are going to visit the stadium where Liverpool FC plays. 20:00 pm: We are gioing to have dinner in a typical British restaurant.

13 25th May: 8:00 a.m.: We are going to wake up and have breakfast in the hostel. 10:00 a.m.: Visit the Unity Theatre. We are going to visit this theatre. Located in the city centre the, Unity Theatre is situated just off Hope Street across from the Philharmonic Hall. 13:00 p.m.: Have lunch We are going to eat fish and chips in a restaurant. 16:00 p.m.: Visit the World Museum Liverpool. We are going to visit this museum. It has thousands of fascinating exhibits, many on display for the first time. New galleries include World Cultures, the Bug House, a new Aquarium, the Weston Discovery Centre and Clore Natural History Centre. 20:00 p.m.: Have dinner. We are going to eat a sandwich. 22:00 p.m.: Back to the hostel.

14 It’s a newly refurbished backpackers lodge offering overnight accommodation including dorms and private rooms. It’s situated in the diverse architectural Georgian Quarter of South Liverpool, the Lodge is only 5 minutes walk from the City Centre. It’s located in a scenic area just a short walk from the city centre. It has a communal kitchen and dinning area, free hot showers, large lounge, Computer kiosks, Plasma TV with Satellite, Full central heating, Wifi Internet access, Free bedding, Garden with BBQ area, Secure cycle storage, Security Lockers, Luggage Store, Laundry facility, Secure Car Park, Continental Breakfast Included. Prize: 97,65 € for 5 people.




18 The prices include linen rental and continental breakfast. Each room is equipped with its own shower and sink. Each floor has its own toilets and communal kitchens. It also has a games room with pool tables and arcade machines. The bar can be a place to have a quiet drink or to party to the tunes of our resident DJ's. Parties and karaoke are organised for the guests every week. If you are looking for a relaxed atmosphere, the coffee shop has SKY TV, internet and a phone room. It has a restaurant, which serves good and affordable meals, open for lunch and dinner. It also provides a free shuttle bus from Victoria Coach Station Arrivals. Two nights 81,16€ Four friends.

19 22nd May 10:00 am : Visit the Natural History Museum. We are going to have a scientific morning visiting this interesting museum. 13:00 pm: Have lunch We’ll buy a sandwhich. Prize: 5€ 15:00 pm: Visit Hyde Park. We are going to relax, feel nature and walk around this beautiful park. 19:00 pm: Go to Camden Lock We are going to go there and see a British market. 22:00 pm: Go back the hotel. We are going to go back to our the hotel and we are going to go to sleep because we will be very tired.

20 23rd May 10:00 am: Visit Greenwich We are going to go to the Greenwich meridian. Visit the Observatory 14:00 pm: Have lunch. We are going to eat a hamburger. 16:00 pm: Go to Harrods We are going to visit this famous shopping center and we also are going to see British clothes. 21:00 pm: Have dinner. We are going to eat fish and chips in a typical British restaurant.

21 London is the capital of England and the United Kingdom. Near the Thames it’s on the southeast of the Great Britain island. It was created by romans in the 43 a.c. With 7.5 millions of inhabitants it is the biggest city of the European Union.

22 LONDON was created by Romans. In the fifth century it became the capital city of Great Britain. The monarchy lived in Westminster. In 1666 a big fire destroyed a big part of London. After that, the architects began to construct new buildings. Between the 19th and 20th centuries, it was the biggest city in the world. On the Second World War the Germans bombed the city. 30,000 Londoners died.

23 The Clock Tower is the world's largest four-faced, chiming clock. The structure is situated at the north-eastern end of the Houses of Parliament building in Westminster, London. It is often referred to as "Big Ben" — which is actually the main bell housed within the Clock Tower. Green Park is one of the Royal Parks of London. Covering an area of about 21 hectares, it lies between London's Hyde Park and St. James's Park. Together with Kensington Gardens and the gardens of Buckingham Palace, these parks form an almost unbroken stretch of open land reaching from Whitehall and Victoria station to Kensington and Notting Hill.

24 Harrods is a department store that specializes in luxury goods in London. The store occupies a 4.5-acre site and has over one million square feet of selling space in over 330 departments. This makes Harrods one of the largest department stores in the world, and the largest in the United Kingdom. The nearest tube station to the store is Knightsbridge. An entrance to the station is positioned adjacent to the store.


26 Cardiff is the capital and largest city in Wales, with recent local government estimates stating the city's population as being 317,500. Cardiff is home to the Welsh government in Cardiff Bay and much of the media in Wales. Cardiff was made a city in 1905, and proclaimed capital of Wales in 1955.

27 HISTORY A map of Cardiff from 1946 Romans established a fort in Cardiff called "the Fort of Didius". The town was first named Caerdidi (after Didius), then became corrupted into Caer-Taffe (meaning Fort on the Taff), then Caerdaff, then Cardiff. There is a second castle north of the city, called Castell Coch.The current castle is an elaborately decorated Victorian folly designed by Burges for the Marquess and built in the 1870s. Cardiff had a crucial strategic importance in the wars between the Normans and the Welsh who maintained their hold on the uplands. As a result Cardiff claims to have the largest concentration of castles of any city in the world.

28 PLANS: 26 OF MAY 10:00am visit Cardiff castle We are going to visit this building 14:30 pm have lunch We are going to have a takeaway. 17:00 pm visit Cardiff Bay We are going to walk around the bay 20:00 pm have dinner We are going to have dinner at the Spice Quarter

29 The Ibis Cardiff Cardiff Gate - rates from £34 ! Gate hotel is located only 15 minutes from the city centre and is easily accessible from the M4 motorway via Junction 30. Amenities include free monitored private parking, WiFi Internet access, and a 24 hour hotel bar for soft drinks and snacks.

30 Just a mile from the city centre, is now popular part of any visit to Cardiff. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of restaurants, bars and shops in Mermaid Quay, cruise or sail on Cardiff Bay, or explore attraction such as the impressive Wales Millennium Centre, Norwegia Church, Red Dragon Centre or Techniquest - an interactive science discovery centre.


32 Newcastle Newcastle upon Tyne is located along the north bank of the River Tyne and was formerly the county town of Northumberland. The city was founded in Roman times. The medieval Latin name is Novum Castrum super Tynum (Newcastle upon Tyne). The city was the 20th most populous in England. Newcastle was a member of the English Core Cities Group and the Eurocities network of European cities. People from Newcastle and surrounding areas are commonly called Geordies. The Latin term Novocastrian can equally be applied to residents of any place called Newcastle.


34 Early development During the English Civil War, Newcastle supported the king and in 1644 was stormed by Cromwell's Scots allies, based in pro-Parliament Sunderland. Newcastle's development as a major city, however, owed most to its central role in the export of coal.

35 Recent development The development of the city in the 1960s and 1970s saw the demolition of part of Grainger Town as a prelude to the modernist rebuilding initiatives of T. Dan Smith, the leader of Newcastle City Council. A corruption scandal was uncovered involving Smith and John Poulson, a property developer, and both were jailed. Echoes of the scandal were revisited in the late 1990s in the BBC TV mini-series, Our Friends in the North.


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