UK could follow Switzerland's European Union relations
28 February 2014 Last updated at 11:27 GMT
Switzerland is not in the European Union, but it has trade arrangements with surrounding countries, where passports are not needed, and the euro is widely accepted.
Adam Fleming reports from Berne for Politics Europe about the Swiss psyche and its complicated legal arrangements with the EU.
Some Eurosceptics see the Switzerland as model for a potential future UK-EU relationship, if Britain were to cut, or loosen, its links with Brussels.