The Motherland


England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to its west and Scotland to its north. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England and the Celtic Sea to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain, which lies in the North Atlantic, and includes over 100 smaller islands, such as the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight. See England with help from Wyld Family Travel’s detailed England travel guides.

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The average hotel price in England for a couple is £143 ($197USD). You can get affordable good quality accommodation for hotel chains such as Premier Inn.


The official currency of England is the Pound Sterling. The Pound comes in £5, £10, £20 and £50 banknotes. Debit and credit cards are accepted widely. We suggest using a Wise card to cut down on high international withdrawal fees.


When dining out, an average meal in England should cost around £11 per person. Budget-conscious travellers should seek out pub chains such as Wetherspoons for good value food.


England drives on the left-hand side of the road. Rental cars and campervans can be picked up at any major airport. The is an efficient network of buses and trains. Public transport runs in all major centres

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