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BRITISH ISLES
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GUERNSEY:  

MAJOR HOLIDAYS ON GUERNSEY: 

May 9: Liberation Day 

TIME ON YOUR HANDS ON GUERNSEY: 

 

Visit Saumarez Manor and Castle Cornet.  


ISLE OF MAN

MAJOR HOLIDAYS ON THE ISLE OF MEN: 

July 5:  Tynwald Day 


JERSEY

MAJOR HOLIDAYS ON JERSEY: 

May 9:  Liberation Day  


WALES:

MAJOR HOLDAYS: (SEE Great Britain): 

MAJOR EVENTS AND FESTIVALS ON WALES:
March 1: St. David’s Day - Wales National Holiday:   parades and celebrations October: Ryder Cup: famed golf event

CARDIFF

2-1/4 hour train ride from London's Paddington Station. 
BEST TIME TO VACATION IN CARDIFF: 
April and May, Late August, September, October

TIME ON YOUR HANDS IN CARDIFF:
Cardiff Castle, National Museum in Cathay’s Park: houses an impressive collection of art from France’s 19th century realists, impressionists and post impressionists.
Brecon Beacons National Park:  explore castle ruins,enjoya canal boat excursion.  Visit the Big Pit National Coal Museum.

LIANGOLLEN

MAJOR EVENTS AND FESTIVALS: 
Liangollen International Eisteddfod - song and dance music  

ISLE OF WRIGHT

CURRENCY: The British pound 

MAJOR FESTIVALS: 
Last week of July - 1st week of August:  Cowes Week 
1st week of April:   Jazz Divas Festival (Ventor)  


YORK

MAJOR EVENTS AND FESTIVALS: 
Mid-February:  Jorvik Viking Festival