Castles Near London

Castles Near London

JULY 28, 2016

As the old adage goes, an Englishman’s home is his castle. But where are London’s actual castles? Even the most fresh-off-the-boat tourist could not fail to notice that the Tower of London is central London’s sole surviving bastion; however, throughout the ages several castles and fortifications have…
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Largest Castle in Britain

Largest Castle in Britain

JULY 26, 2016

Situated on an extinct volcanic crag, Edinburgh castle dominates the skyline of the city of Edinburgh in Scotland. Few of the present buildings pre-date the 16th century. The notable exception is St Margaret’s Chapel, the oldest surviving building in Edinburgh, which dates from the early 12th century. 9Citadel of Aleppo (39, 804) The Aleppo Citadel is one of the oldest castles…

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Top ten facts about England

Top ten facts about England

JULY 24, 2016

1. York University has a higher density of ducks on its campus than any other university in England. 2. People in the south of England have on average bigger feet than people in the north. 3. The only case of a camel killed by lightning in England was in 1997 at Knowsley Safari Park. 4. Norwich is the only city in England to have been named a “City of Literature” by UNESCO…

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ST George School Windsor Castle

ST George School Windsor Castle

JULY 22, 2016

Most children enter St George s either at 3 in to our Nursery, or at 4 in to the Reception year group. Once a family has made an initial visit to the school, and decided they would like to apply for a place, we require them to register their child, for which there is a £50 registration fee. The next contact we have with the family is 12 months before their child is due to join…

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Hilton London Tower Bridge Hotel

Hilton London Tower Bridge Hotel

JULY 20, 2016

Jamie s Italian draws inspiration from Italian way of life - their traditions, values and passion for food. Jamie Oliver is well known for his belief in good food for everyone, no matter what - a philosophy that s clear the moment you step into the restaurant, with its fantastic choice of rustic dishes made using tried and tested recipes. With a laid-back atmosphere that…

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Tower Bridge Restaurants London

Tower Bridge Restaurants London

JULY 18, 2016

José José Pizarro (formerly co-founder and head chef of Brindisa) has done a fine job here of creating a very genuine, slightly rustic local Spanish bar. The decor is plain brick, timbers and tiles; seating is mostly on stools, with barrels to stand glasses on; and there’s a no-bookings, doors-wide-open attitude, albeit while being firmly planted in trendified Bermondsey. This…

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Windsor Castle prices

Windsor Castle prices

JULY 16, 2016

Includes an extended visit to Windsor Castle. Highlights: Explore Windsor Castle - weekend residence of the Queen Extended visit to Windsor with free time to explore! Visit Buckingham Palace Tour the State Apartments and picturesque Royal Gardens The Tour: Windsor Castle Over 900 years of royal history are waiting for you in Windsor Castle, which is perched high above the River…

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Windsor Castle Architectural

Windsor Castle Architectural

JULY 14, 2016

Description of the famous Windsor Castle Information & Facts about Windsor Castle The Design, Layout and Architecture of Windsor Castle What is the castle used for today? How many years has Windsor castle existed? Description of Windsor Castle The castle, after centuries of alterations, contains about 1, rooms and occupies 13 acres of land. William the Conqueror chose…

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