Health

Emergency telephone numbers
Vaccines

Compulsory vaccinations: none
Recommended vaccinations: hepatitis B, tetanus-diphtheria, chickenpox and MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)

Health risks

No problem

Doctor consultation fees
consultation with a general practitioner in the private sector between £75 (€95) and £250 (€315)
Quality of public medical facilities
average
Tap water
safe to drink

Practical information

Capital
London
Major towns and cities
Liverpool, Birmingham, Leeds, Sheffield
Official languages
English
GDP
€1,599 billion
Population
60,8 Million
Area
245.000 km2
Currency

Pound sterling (GBP)
Check the exchange rate

Time zone
UTC (0) (+1 in summer)
Country code
00 44 +area code +number of the person you are calling
International airport

Edinburgh (EDI), Glasgow (GLA), London-Heathrow (LHR), Manchester (MAN), Newcastle (NCL), Belfast (BFS), Birmingham (BHX) and Belfast (BHD)

Tourism & local way of life

Public holidays

May: Glastonbury Music Festival
June: Tourist Trophy on the Isle of Man
August: Notting Hill Carnival

Climate
Temperate oceanic. More humid in the east and north.
Best time to visit
May to September
Best places to visit

Belfast
Brecon Beacons National Park
Brighton
Cambridge
Cardiff Castle
Edinburgh
Giant's Causeway
Glasgow
Lake District National Park
London
Mourne Mountains
Oxford
Seven Sisters Country Park
Stonehenge
The Cotswolds
The Cuillin Hills
The Highlands
York

Housing
between €1,400 and €3,300 / month for a studio apartment in London

Partenaires

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