United Kingdom

Picture by: Rtr. Aiste Rugeviciute, Rotaract Club of York

North York Moors is a national park in North Yorkshire which is known for its stunning views. It is full of hills and small waterfalls. One of them is Thomson Foss which is 10 feet high and quite close to the small village Goathland. Close to this waterfall there is another one called Mallyan Spout which is famous for being the highest in this region - drop of 60 feet!

Picture by: Nikolous Deutch, Rotaract Club of York

"Once S. Johnson said: "when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life". This city has everything what a man could look for. It has an old and modern architecture, green parks, sights for tourists' eye, pubs, different restaurants, museums, lively night life, calm retreat places and so on. This city never sleeps. It is live 24/7. This picture depicts famous London Eye which is on the banks of the River Thames. It is the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe, from which people could admire London views. "

Edinburgh Castle is a fortress in the city of Edinburgh on the volcanic Castle Rock. It was the seat of Scottish Kings, and the historical apartments include the Great Hall, where you can find an interesting collection of weapons and armour. Edinburgh Castle is also the home of the One O'Clock Gun. It gives a possibility for everyone to check for their clocks and watches accurately as it is fired every day except Sunday at precisely 1.00pm

Picture by: Nikolous Deutsch, Rotaract Club of York

"London's Tower Bridge over the River Thames is probably one of the most recognizable bridges in the world. Its Victorian Gothic style stems from a law that forced the designers to create a structure that would be in harmony with the nearby Tower of London. Built in 1894 it is a popular tourist attraction as you can also go inside the bridge, where you'll have a wonderful view over London from the walkway between the two bridge towers. It has a permanent exhibition inside called The Tower Bridge Experience, as well. Interesting fact that in 1977 Tower Bridge was painted red, white and blue to celebrate the Queen's Silver Jubilee. Before that, it was painted a chocolate brown-ish colour."

Picture by: Nikolay Iliev

Elisabeth II is the Head of State of the UK and 15 other Commonwealth realms. She became Queen being only 25. In 1947 the Queen married Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh with whom they have four children. Her reign of 60 years is the second-longest for a British monarch. This picture is taken on the 5th of April 2012 during the queens visit to york accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh and their granddaughter Princess Beatrice as a part of the Diamond Jubilee tour

Picture by: Jenny Michel, Rotaract Club of York

At 557 metres, Pendle Hill dominates the surrounding Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, providing spectacular views that stretch all the way to the coast on a clear day. This inspirational mound has a long and dramatic history, which dates all the way back to the Bronze Age – an ancient burial site was discovered at the summit of Pendle Hill. However, it is the sensational events that took place during the 17th century for which it is best known.The Pendle Witches Trail, a fascinating walking tour which takes you around some of the places that are synonymous with the infamous Pendle Witches. It starts in the quaint hamlet of Barley and takes in the picturesque villages of Newchurch and Roughlee. Witches Galore souvenir shop and café in Newchurch, or St Mary’s churchyard, supposedly the site of the Witches Graves. Pendle Hill is also an inspirational spot, where in 1652 George Fox had a vision and subsequently founded the Quaker movement, which exists to this day.