Life in the UK Resources | Online English Lessons is a web site that gives migrant workers and their employers access to important information about working and living in the UK. Includes information on Housing, Money, Work and Health. 

The National Trust – Lots of information on historic sites, properties and collections; including places to visit near you, film locations, events and lots more.

UK Travel Blog  Information on accommodation, attractions, events, eating and drinking, and transport.

Visit Britain is Britain’s national tourism agency but their website is also very useful for immigrants new to the UK who would like to discover more about Britain’s culture and heritage, as well as local information such as events and attractions.

April Fool’s Day

Bonfire Night

English accents and dialects in the UK

Flower and plant emblems of the UK


Remembrance Day


English Heritage – Lots of information about places of national historic interest in England, plus up-to-date information on events and celebrations.

English Nature – information on nature reserves, geological features and wildlife areas to visit. This site has lots of maps and photos to help you learn more about your local area, and to encourage you to get out and explore it further.

Enjoy England – England’s official tourism web site. Lots of information and photos, and ideas for days out in England.

Enjoy England’s Facebook Page – become a fan and share your stories, pictures and videos of your favourite places to visit in England.

St Piran’s Day – learn about the national day of Cornwall in England

A Traveller’s Guide to London – loads of information on places to stay, things to do, travelling around London, shopping and events.


Discover Ireland – Lots of information about Ireland’s landscape, cities, history and heritage, people and culture, plus suggestions for places to go and things to do and see, as well as travel offers and information and help finding holiday accommodation.

Discover Northern Ireland – Information about Northern Ireland’s heritage and culture, events and celebrations, and things to do and see; plus help with booking accommodation and finding places to stay.

St Patrick’s Day – learn about Ireland’s national day.


Visit Scotland – the official website of Scotland’s national tourism organisation, with lots of information about Scotland’s geography, regions, cities, art, culture and icons, plus useful information about holiday accommodation and events and celebrations.

St Andrew’s Day – learn about the national day of Scotland.

Burns’ Night – learn about the celebration of the life of the Scottish poet Robert Burns.


Visit Wales – the official website for information on Welsh language, literature, food, music, history, geography and travel, plus useful information about holiday accommodation and things to do in Wales.

St David’s Day – the national day of Wales