The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway (44-122-971-7171; www.ravenglass-railway.co.uk), the oldest narrow-gauge railway in England, was built in 1875 to carry iron...more
Covering all aspects of science, technology, and medicine, the Science Museum is the star of the trio of museums on Exhibition Road (the others are the V&A...more
Bishop's Boats ferries depart Blakeney Harbour or Morston Quay daily to view a 500-strong colony of common and gray seals in their natural habitat, then land on...more
Particularly famous for the spectacular mid-May-to-June rhododendrons and azaleas, this park with mature woodlands, lots of well-marked hiking trails, and...more
A wonderful fun house designed and inhabited by Sir John Soane (1753–1837), Royal Academy professor and architect of the Bank of England, among other...more
Its fortunes as London's nightlife neighborhood have waxed and waned repeatedly over recent years, but you always seem to end up in Soho for one reason or...more
Somerset House isn't principally a skating rink—it's the home of an important art-history faculty, the Courtauld Institute's art gallery, the Gilbert...more
The Southbank Centre is a thriving complex of theaters, galleries, and public arts spaces, including the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and the...more
A cliff-top path with hair-raising views runs 630 miles around the sometimes wild and rugged, sometimes rolling and gentle, southwest coast of Britain from...more
Sir Christopher Wren's No. 1 work is this, the cathedral church of the Diocese of London. With its green dome, St. Paul's is one of the city's most recognizable...more
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