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Welcome to UK Entry

UK Entry is a resource for travellers to the UK, helping them understand how to travel, what happens on arrival, inspiration for visitors and information about immigration, living and working in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Martha Ryan

Do all UK swans belong to the Queen?

The Queen's Swan Markers - Swan Upping 2021There is confusion and myth surrounding swan ownership in the UK and the association of swans with the Royal Family. The facts, though, while ancient in origin, are clear and precise. All unmarked mute swans on open waters…

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Martha Ryan

Is UK the same as Great Britain?

The term Great Britain, abbreviated to Britain, should not be used interchangeably with the United Kingdom, or UK, because they are different. Here's how. Great Britain consists of the countries of England, Scotland and Wales, which together form the mainland of the British Isles. The…

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Martha Ryan

Complete list of UK celebrations

Celebrations in the UK include widely known festivals such as New Year's Eve, Easter and Christmas, as well as UK-specific celebrations such as Guy Fawkes Night and St Andrew's Day. Birthdays are a major cause of celebration in the UK, with children and adults of…

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