Windsor Palace London

Windsor Palace London

MAY 29, 2016

Depart from a central London location in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach and enjoy your scenic surroundings on the short journey to Windsor Castle, an official residence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Admire the quaint architecture of the quintessentially English town of Windsor and then disembark your coach to discover the impressive fortification further. Receive…

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OXO Tower Brasserie London

OXO Tower Brasserie London

MAY 27, 2016

The OXO Tower Restaurant offers a fine-dining experience in an intimate atmosphere. Enjoying an al fresco lunch on the garden terrace is a very special thing to do in the summer months. Yorkshire-born Head Chef Jeremy Bloor has been manning the stoves for over 10 years. Using only the best-quality ingredients, his personality translates to the plates day after day. Whether…

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Who Built Windsor Castle?

Who Built Windsor Castle?

MAY 25, 2016

The History of History of Windsor Castle survives two sieges The history of History of Windsor Castle includes two sieges following the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215 in which the castle was badly damaged by the siege engines - the Mangonels and Trebuchets. Between 1220 - 1230 King Henry made repairs and built a complete set of fortifications following the sieges. The…

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WHS London

WHS London

MAY 23, 2016

WHSmith Group and Travel Retail 4th Floor, Victoria House 37 - 63 Southampton Row London WC1B 4DA Telephone 020 7405 1223 From the M4/West Take the A4 over Hammersmith flyover and continue on the road until you pass the Eros statue at Piccadilly Circus. Continue straight ahead onto A401 Shaftesbury Avenue Turn right onto the A40 (signposted Euston, Bank, Shoreditch) Turn left…

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Lacock pubs

Lacock pubs

MAY 21, 2016

After pickup from your central London hotel or a central meeting point, travel by air-conditioned coach to your first stop: magnificent Windsor Castle. Along the way, hear tales about this medieval royal residence, the world’s oldest occupied castle, and how it’s still used by Queen Elizabeth II as a weekend residence and for state ceremonies. On arrival, be one of the first…

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Virtual tour Tower of London

Virtual tour Tower of London

MAY 19, 2016

The British Library, in collaboration with annual videogame festival GameCity and software company Crytek, launched the “Off The Map” competition in January, which “challenged videogame design students to turn historic maps and engravings from the British Library collections into a 3D environment using Crytek s CRYENGINE software.” Not long ago, the winners were announced:…

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Windsor Castle, Parnell

Windsor Castle, Parnell

MAY 17, 2016

Most music venues of the 1970s and 1980s are long gone but the Windsor Castle Tavern is here to stay. The Parnell venue is classified as a Category One Historic Place, not because Dave Dobbyn, Toy Love, Street Talk and Mi-Sex played there, but due to a history that dates back 120 years before rock bands started banging on its doors. The Windsor Castle in the late 19th Century…

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Windsor Castle tickets online

Windsor Castle tickets online

MAY 15, 2016

1. What services are available at the Visitor Information Centre in Windsor? A booking service for Accommodation, Conferences, Weddings and Groups Box Office for the Royal Windsor Horse Show, Windsor Festival, concerts at St George s Chapel. Tickets available for local attractions such as the racecourses, Legoland® Windsor, City Sightseeing, French Brothers Boats, Windsor Walking…

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