There are many different types of organisation in
Britain from heritage bodies, to tourism associations and those which
have a specific remit such as motoring. This page aims to provide
information on the many organisations which are concerned about UK
history the life its people.
The following are included:
Motoring Organisations: Tourist
Trust and the National Trust for Scotland are major organisations
keeping historically noteworthy buildings and monuments in care
for future generations. They also look after areas of outstanding
beauty such as main miles of coastline and countryside.
Heritage look after ancient monuments such as ruined castles
and sites such as Stonehenge.
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The Automobile Association (AA) and the Royal
Automobile Club (RAC) give breakdown cover to members and also
provide travel and navigation information. They also act as a
lobbying body to government.
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The Tourist Information service operates offices
throughout the country organised on a regional basis. Local literature
on travel, things to do and places to stay can be sent to you free
of charge. Please contact the relevant office. The major regions