UK is a nation of many diverse tourist attractions; the popular kinds of tourism are beach, mountain, urban activity, cultural, and ecological tourism. UK boasts of around fifty popular beaches each having its own special attractions spread across South West, Wales, South East, East, Scotland, North West and North East. Several hill stations can be found in the mountainous regions of Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. The major urban attractions include the London Eye, Imperial War museum and the National Portrait Gallery. The many cathedrals and buildings of great architecture are a mark of the great cultural heritage of the country.