To escape the congestion of Ambleside and Langdale, head to this well-preserved fort. Known in Roman times as Mediobogdum, it was built at the same time Emperor...more
The mother of all parliaments, the Palace of Westminster comprises Big Ben (which is the bell, not the tower) as well as the chambers of both Houses, Commons...more
The neighborhood of Hoxton, in the city's northeast, has had more influence on cutting-edge art, music, and fashion than its small size and homely appearance...more
Members of the cult of Diana need to come here to view where the People's Princess lived (more or less—her quarters are not open to the public), and to...more
Soft light and dramatic landscapes have long drawn artists to Devon and Cornwall, but these counties have a strong literary heritage, too. A number of English...more
You could take a double-decker–bus tour; you could hop on a tourist boat at Charing Cross Pier; or you could combine land and water in an amphibious...more
The 443-foot-high London Eye, designed by husband-and-wife architects David Marks and Julia Barfield, is the largest observation wheel in the world. Perched on...more
The genteel streets of Marylebone lie just to the north of Oxford Street (and south of Regent's Park)—hard to believe, when you're trapped in pedestrian...more
It's unlikely you've ever experienced a theater quite like this one. Situated 200 feet above the sea, these 750 open-air seats were carved out of a cliff edge...more
If you want to learn about the capital, the Museum of London is the place to go (it's free, too). The museum tells the story of the city over the past two...more
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