An essential stop on any contemporary art lover's tour of London, the Whitechapel Gallery reopened in April 2009 after a major expansion and renovation of its...more
Westminster Abbey, the huge Gothic church beside the Houses of Parliament, has been the setting for every coronation since 1066, as well as a burial site for...more
The Wellcome Collection is a high-tech, free museum located within the headquarters of the Wellcome Trust (the second largest medical-research charity in the...more
A guided tour is the best way to experience Walsingham's Holy House, on the grounds of the ruined Augustinian priory, and the Modern Shrines. Tours are...more
A treat along the lines of the Frick in New York, wherein the setting is as much of a draw as the art, the Wallace Collection is spread out over the 28 rooms of...more
In just a 30-mile stretch, the area boasts a breathtaking range of tarns (lakes), fells (hills), becks (brooks), and forests, not to mention a variety of...more
The V&A is the tamest of the three massive Victorian edifices in South Kensington (the others are the Science Museum and the Natural History Museum), but kids...more
How can you not see the Bloody Tower? Founded by William the Conqueror in 1066, this huge fortified palace-jail-treasury-arsenal is the source of some of the...more
One of the most-visited outposts of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, this place is the highlight of all North Norfolk coastline highlights for the...more
The thermal springs are the reason Bath exists. Over 264,000 gallons of 113° water rise through a geological fault called the Pennyquick every day, though...more
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