The UK as a Destination
P2 Domestic Visitor A retired couple who want a weekâ€™s stay in a city with some cultural and historical interest want to travel by train. Access to information I have chosen Skegness for the retired couples stay and the first thing you need to know is that it is seaside town in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England and Skegness is located on the Lincolnshire coast of the North Sea. Accessibility There is an official website for visitors on the internet which gives you information about Skegness that you need to be aware of like its facilities, accommodation and the places you will be able to visit. Transport There are many ways to travel to Skegness, but because you wish to travel by train it will take you roughly 7 hours 10 minutes, although it might be a bit expensive it is the whey you wish to travel. To move around Skegness, you will not need much transport as everything is in close proximity and will not require you to walk long distances, however it you do want transport around Skegness I would suggest the bus as they are cheap and effective. Customer Service The customer service on the train will be good as they are polite and helpful to customers, so if you require, you only need to ask.
Attractions In Skegness there are many places to visit such as restaurants and pubs, however there are other places as well such as places like the Skegness Golf Centre, it doesnâ€™t require much walking and is a great way to spend an afternoon. There is also a place suitable to you which is called Lucky Strike, this attraction has lots of restaurants which is good if you want a place to have lunch or dinner. Accommodation Skegness has hundreds of hotels to choose from and, all of our member establishments are assessed with either the local Rest Assured Scheme or the internationally recognised Visit England star rating scheme, with prices ranging from ÂŁ26 a night to ÂŁ80 a night. Value for Money The value for money in Skegness is great as the hotels are not too expensive and there are many facilities in the surrounding area that gives you a lot to do.
A family (children aged 10 and 12) wanting a day visit to a theme park; they would like to use public transport Access to information The theme park I have chosen is Thorpe Park and there are many ways to get information about Thorpe Park, but by far the easiest way is to go onto their website and on there it lists everything they have to offer including the rides, the dates its open and how much the tickets cost. Accessibility Thorpe Park is very easy to get to and it is very easy to know about as they have a website with tons of information about accessibility to rides and they also have several social media accounts where they also put out information and updates. Transport You would like to use public transport and from where you live in Basingstoke it would take 30 minutes on the tube and then you would need to get off and catch the working railway station which would take you around 30 minutes as well and once you are off the train itâ€™s a 10-minute walk to the main entrance. Customer Service There is excellent customer service at Thorpe Park with staff at every ride and all around the park there to answer any questions you may have.
Attractions The main attractions at Thorpe Park are of course the rides which there are many off but people mostly go for the main 5 which are, Colossus, Saw, Stealth, The Swarm and Nemesis Inferno all of which require you to be 1.4m or taller, there are other attractions as well such as mazes and water rides. Accommodation There is accommodation at Thorpe park if you wish to stay its called the Thorpe Shark Hotel and there are also nearby hotels such as The Crown Hotel. Value for Money If you go onto their website there are several different deals for tickets and it is also cheaper to book online, so it is better value for money online.
Inbound Visitor Family group from Australia (ages from 15 – 50) visiting friends and family in the UK but with some sightseeing as well. Access to information There are many websites to get information off such as VisitBritain and Visit London but since you are visiting friends and family you won’t need to know to much information as your friends and family are already well established for information. Accessibility It is very easy to access the information as it is all across the internet and particularly easier to find with your friends and family helping, finding the sightseeing sites are also very accessible to. Transport Since your visiting your friends and family in London it will be extremely easy to go where you want as the London Underground is one way, buses, taxis and you can drive there as well. Customer Service There are information booths across London and there are websites which have an email which you can send to if you have questions but apart from that there isn’t much customer service for sightseeing Attractions There are so many sites in London that great for sightseeing, some of the most popular The London Eye, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and The British Museum.
Accommodation If you are not staying with your friends or families, there are thousands of hotels across London ranging form £84 a night to 5-star hotels at £437 a night. Value for Money London although expensive at times has great value for money as there is such much variety and such much you can do that it will keep you entertained.
A group of students from the USA to take part in a sporting event and also visit some places of interest and a theme park for one day; flying to the UK and then need to travel by coach. They will be here for a week. Access to information There are many websites to get information off such as VisitBritain and Visit London but since you speak English you won’t need to know too much information and that will definitely help you asking questions when you are in England Accessibility It is very easy to access the information as it is all across the internet and particularly easier as you speak the countries language.
Transport You have said that you need to travel by coach and there are many cheap but trustworthy websites that will allow you to hire out coaches by the day. Customer Service There are information booths across London and there are websites which have an email which you can send to if you have questions. Attractions There are many attractions across London that can provide entertainment such as restaurants, Cinemas and Nightclubs. Also, if you want to visit a theme park the one of the best in London is, and Thorpe Park is very easy to get to and it is very easy to know about as they have a website with tons of information about accessibility to rides and they also have several social media accounts where they also put out information and updates.
Accommodation Since you will be staying in London for a week you will need somewhere to stay, there are many low-cost hotels across London that can do the job or alternatively there are cheaper options such as youth hostels which you can find online which will tell you where in London they are. Value for Money Youth Hostels are great value for money when it comes to accommodation and is particularly good in this case as it saves money for your theme park and other attractions throughout your stay in London.
P3 Coastal Resort- Blackpool The location and accessibility Blackpool is a seaside resort on the Irish Sea coast of England. It's known for Blackpool Pleasure Beach, an old-school amusement park with vintage wooden roller coasters. Blackpool prides itself on welcoming everyone and making sure that their guests have a great time, at many of their attractions, restaurants, and on their trams and buses or simply just getting around this wonderful resort. Natural features Blackpool has many natural features some of their more famous ones include Stanley Park which has a long sporting history and offers the best facilities in resort from a game of pitch and putt to a round of golf, and a sports club for all keep-fit enthusiasts. It also has Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve which is home to hundreds of species of wildlife and is nationally recognised as a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Built attractions Perhaps the most famous attraction in Blackpool is the Blackpool tower which includes the famous Blackpool Tower Eye which takes you 380ft to the top of the tower and walk out onto the viewing platform which gives you a view of the famous Blackpool Promenade. There are also other attractions such as The Blackpool Zoo and The North Pier, which are the most popular for tourists to visit when they are in Blackpool.
Facilities In Blackpool facilities range from hotels to restaurants to sport and leisure centres and local transport all of which are easily accessible.
Countryside Area- Bath The location and accessibility Bath is a town set in the rolling countryside of southwest England, known for its natural hot springs and 18th-century Georgian architecture. It is also a very accessible place to get around as they including ramps in most place for those in wheelchairs. Natural features There are some amazing bits of countryside in Bath which are very pretty to look at, they also some other amazing natural features such as The Somerset Lavender Farm which offers its visitors spectacular views across its lavender fields in a quiet and relaxing environment. Built attractions The hop on hop off bus tours are very popular taking visitors on an informative tour of all the sights (it also comes in different languages for those who arenâ€™t English), including Royal Victoria Park and the Bath Skyline. The cityâ€™s many museums and art galleries provide a rich and fascinating insight into Bath's industrial heritage.
Facilities Due to its compact nature Bath is ideal for exploring by foot, so walking tours provide an excellent way to get to know the city centre, which include restaurants, local transport all of which are easily accessible and also a visitor centre for tourists who are not familiar with Bath.
Historical or Cultural Town/City- London The location and accessibility London, is the capital of the United Kingdom and is perhaps the easiest place in England to get around as they have the London Underground which gets you all across London and further if need be and they also have buses and taxis if necessary.
Natural features Across London there are many different Natural Features, some of these include, Epping Forest which is an extensive area of ancient woodland and is one of the three Special Areas for Conservation in London and has numerous leisure activities including horse riding, mountain-biking, orienteering, walking or running, and another Natural feature is the River Thames which is of an extreme importance for Londonâ€™s history, economy and cultural identity. Being the longest river in England, the Thames passes through most tourist sites in London. Taking a cruise along the river is one of the best ways to get an overview of London, seeing its architectural landmarks and various points of interests along the way. Built attractions Built attractions attract a lot of tourists and are one of the main sources of income for London, some of these include places such as Madame Tussauds which will find some 300 lifelike models that come from the worlds of music, movies, fashion, sports, royalty, politics, history and fiction, and other places like The Tower of London which is a vital part of British history best known for beheadings and the Crown Jewels.
Facilities London is the most populated City in the United Kingdom so there is little surprise that it includes over 3000 hotels, hundreds of restaurants, many of the best and most famous football Stadiums in the world and huge shopping centres including Brent Cross.
Published on Mar 14, 2018