Mist in valley at Hadrian's Wall seen from Cuddys Cragnear Housesteads Crag.


Few countries inspire quite like England, home to iconic landmarks such as Big Ben and even bigger expanses of gorgeous natural landscape.
The view from the top of Cat Bells over the lake of Derwentwater to Keswick and Skiddaw
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From its legendary landmarks and bustling cities to its rolling emerald hills, England is an unmissable country of contrasts. After all, where else could you visit the historic Houses of Parliament in London, explore Liverpool’s dynamic art scene and delve into the mysterious pagan history of Stonehenge? Where could you relax on Cornwall’s sun-drenched beaches, sing your heart out at Glastonbury music festival and lose yourself in poetry in Manchester, UNESCO City of Literature? From sipping award-winning wines in the tranquil vineyards of Sussex to savouring a beer brewed in the heart of London’s dynamic East End, whatever you want to experience, you’ll find it on a trip to England.

Where is England?

England is the largest country in Britain and covers fifth-eights of the nation’s land mass. Bordering Scotland to the north and Wales to the west, it is separated from Northern Ireland by the Irish Sea.


There are airports located a convenient distance from all major cities in England. For more information and a handy map of airport locations, visit trainline.com

Getting around England

With more than 40 airports and 2,563 train stations, travelling to and around England is easy, whether you're exploring its major cities, its spellbinding countryside, or anywhere in between.

  • National Rail Enquiries is your one-stop shop for all UK train information, including all services running to and around England.
  • There are multiple coach companies offering comfortable and affordable travel to places to visit in England, including National Express and Megabus
  • Prefer to fly? With a wide range of domestic flights operated by airlines including British Airways and Easyjet, it’s quick and easy to get from place to place


There are currently 28 train companies serving the length and breadth of the UK, making rail travel one of the fastest and most convenient ways to reach the best places to visit in England