Explore the beautiful coastline. Drive through the rolling hills of the Cotswolds
. Visit Cornish villages
and be part of the bustling city life of London
is situated in North-West Europe
on the island of Great Britain
. Choose a vacation rental for your accommodation. Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
offers apartment rentals, country home accommodations, cottages as lodgings, a condo rental, and all manner of vacation rentals world-wide.
From Shakespeare to the Beatles
, England is home to the arts. Modern-day England offers many artistic and cultural events
to attend. Head to Tate
for modern works of art; Take a course or attend an event at Fitzwilliam Museum
. Located on the beautiful River Avon, Stratford
is Shakespeare’s birthplace and home to the Royal Shakespeare Company.
For antiquities, visit the Natural History Museum
. At the gift shop, pick up a souvenir: minerals, jewellery or a canvas tote bag with a wild animal print. Take in the Changing The Guard
at Buckingham Palace
. Hear Big Ben
, the largest bell in the 320 foot high Clock Tower – weighing over 13 tons –at the Palace of Westminster
-The House of Parliament. After a day of shopping or taking in the sites, return to your apartment rental for a time of relaxation; everything you need is close at hand in vacation home rentals.
Dip into a Roman legacy
at the hot springs inBath
. See the stunning Georgian architecture; attend a world-class theatre show. Jane Austen
fans will want to visit the centre bearing her name; gain insight into life during Regency times. See 400 years of clothing trends at the Fashion Museum
. Pieces by Gainsborough and Zoffany are at the Victoria Art Gallery
. Choose from vacation rental accommodations that are reflective of their surroundings - vacation rentals that are: a city apartment rental, a condo rental in a town, a country home accommodation, or cottages set in the heart of villages.
Explore Arthurian legend at Glastonbury
. Visit the inspiration to the Brontës, the Peak District and see 12 countries all at once at Malvern Hills
at the summit of Worcestershire Beacon. For the adventurous, how about heading to North Devon? Try some surfing
at Westward Ho or rock-climb
the steep cliff-face at Hartland Point. For a different perspective, fly a microlight plane
in the skies above Gloucestershire. See Stonehenge by helicopter or on foot.
Manicured lawns, serene lakes and roses, are the inspiration of poetry and music. Breathe in the fragrance of over 350 types of wild flowers along the grand walkways at Buckingham Palace
and behold the beauty of the English gardens
. Visit the 1.48 acres (0.6 hectares) hedge maze
at the Longleat Safari & Adventure Park
. A historic maze is found at Hampton Court
, the royal palace on the Thames to the west of London.
For the natural, for the modern-day, for the historical: visit England