London Travel Tips
London - the grand resonance of its very name suggests history and might. Its opportunities for entertainment by day and night go on and on and on. It's a city that exhilarates and intimidates, a Monopoly board studded with stellar sights.
It's a cosmopolitan mix of Third and First Worlds, the stubbornly traditional and the proudly avant-garde. But somehow - between 'er Majesty and Boy George, Bow Bells and Big Ben, the Millennium Dome and the 2012 Olympics - it all hangs together.
Scotland’s capital and cultural focus, Edinburgh is a hugely popular UK destination. With its craggy hilltop castle, brooding Holyrood Palace, great shopping and dining, and lively pub and ...
Afternoon tea is considered to be a tradition in England and one that both locals and visitors take great pleasure in taking – although it is now seen as more of a treat to be taken in a hotel or tea ...
London’s calendar is brimming with exciting events this year, from the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, to the much-anticipated Olympic games, to the London 2012 Festival and the 50th anniversary of The ...
There are few places more quintessentially and unashamedly English than Oxford, a city so picturesque that even its nickname, ‘The City of Dreaming Spires’, sounds lifted from a classic romance ...
Every parent knows that it can be tough trying to travel and keep your little ones entertained while you wander about a new city. Where to take them? What to see? Constant wonder and, please, a ...
William Shakespeare – did he really write all those wonderful plays? Or was it actually a member of the royal family? Or a group of people whose names are now lost to history? Did he even exist? Does ...
Bath is one of the great treasures of Britain and at just 97 miles (156 kilometers) from London, it makes a perfect day trip. Harmony and proportion were of supreme importance to the Georgian ...
The Beatles put Liverpool on the cultural map in the 1960s. Shipping and trade put Liverpool on the world map much earlier than that, from the 18th century. Once upon a time, 40% of the world’s trade ...
As ubiquitous to London as the red Double Decker bus and the traditional telephone box, there are hundreds of official black taxicabs darting through the traffic jams and whizzing up the back alleys ...
Having survived two world wars, London is a city steeped in military history and those on the hunt for a glimpse of wartime Britain will be spoilt for choice in the capital. Here’s the lowdown on ...
London Bridge might be most famous for falling down but the surrounding area is on the up, with a multi-million pound development transforming the London Bridge Quarter into a hive of activity. The ...
Whatever idea you have of English countryside is sure to be fulfilled in the Cotswolds, a range of gentle hills in the west of England which attracts visitors from all over the world. Rolling green ...
The seven Harry Potter books have enchanted children and adults alike over the last decade or so. The release of each new installment is front page news, and fans queue for days with the opening ...
The London Pass has long been one of the most popular choices from travellers in London . Families, single travelers, and large groups all love it - and it's not hard to see why. With tons of ...
One of the last ruling monarchies in the world, the British Royal Family are the ultimate celebrities: born to rule. For centuries the Kings and Queens of England have lived in splendor and in London ...
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Doing what: Cambridge and Oxford Historic Colleges of Britain Day Trip
Get an insider look at the Tower of London, St Paul's Cathedral and the View from The Shard on this incredible Viator VIP tour! With exclusive pre-opening access to the Tower of London, your tour includes the tower's historic opening ceremony and a look at the Crown Jewels with a Beefeater guide. Explore the normally inaccessible Triforium at St Paul's Cathedral, alongside other highlights like the Whispering Gallery and the Crypts. Stop for a 2-course lunch at The Restaurant at St Paul's Cathedral, and then finish your day with a visit to The Shard.