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A Touchable Stonehenge?
Not far from the famous Stonehenge archeological site lies another henge, also made of stone, that has the advantage of being touchable. In Avebury an entire village has grown up among the stones.
Crafty London Destinations
If you are a crafter, a knitter, a sewer, a scapbooker or an artist of any medium London will be a delightful destination in which to pursue your passion.
Day Trip from London - Stratford on Avon
To visit England, without making a pilgrimage to Shakespeare’s birthplace should be unthinkable.
For almost five centuries, the works of the bard have made us laugh, cry and even learn history in an entertaining fashion. The playwright is justified his due homage with a trip to his home at Stratfo
Day Trips from London: Hever Castle
The UK is like one giant history lesson, waiting to be explored. Can you think of a better way to painlessly absorb some history than following in the path of some of King Henry VIII”S wives?
Keeping an Eye on London
For a bird’s eye view of both the old and the new London, take a ride on the London Eye, the world’s highest observation wheel, opened in time to celebrate the Millenium, more than a decade ago.
London Tube Turns 150 Years Old
When the London Underground Railway System opened 150 years ago, it would revolutionize city transportation and contribute to both the economy and the women’s suffrage movement. On the very first day of service some 40,000 members of the public caught one of the 20 trains that ran each hour.
It used to be known as the “theatre district” or “London’s West End”, the epicentre of the live theatre world, and it still is today. No matter what kind of live theatre you want to see, you will mot likely find a production ongoing in "Theatreland.\'
Londondon's Pageantry, History and Art - Free!
It is true! The best things in life can be free. Especially in London. The legendary pageantry, history, art and so much more can be experienced without spending a cent in this fabulous city.
Secrets of Winchester Cathedral
If you've seen one cathedral have you seen them all? Revel in the complex architecture, stained glass windows, niches, and chapels. But don't forget to look a little deeper, for the secret stories that are an integral part of a cathedral's history, especially Winchester Cathedral in England.
Shopping in London
To paraphrase Dr Johnson: “When a woman is tired of shopping in London, she is tired of life,”
Did you know that the poet laureate Tennyson is the second most quoted writer after Shakespeare according to “The Oxford Book of Quotations.” Can’t think of a single line you would credit to Lord Alfred? How about? “Theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do or die.”
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Canterbury Cathedral is the Mother Church of the Anglican Communion and seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, is both a holy place and a World Heritage Site. But the cathedral is only one of many places in the city that have been given World Heritage Sit status, others include: a city wall founded
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