Facts About London

Weird facts about London

Weird facts about London

November 3, 2017
Each month, we ll unload five of the oddest…
A London blogger goes on the hunt for better than average food and travel. Documenting her findings along the way. Looking for unique, budget friendly vacation ideas. Click for food and travel reviews.

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Windsor Castle, Food

Windsor Castle, Food

September 4, 2017
There is a lot to see and do at Windsor Castle, so please allow enough time to make the most of your visit. We suggest between 2½ and 3 hours. The Castle is at the top of a steep hill, and the visitor route covers long distances. You are advised to wear comfortable shoes…

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London information and facts

London information and facts

August 27, 2017
The Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower, commonly called Big Ben, are among London s most iconic landmarks and must-see London attractions. Technically, Big Ben is the name given to the massive bell inside the clock tower, which weighs more than 13 tons (13, 760 kg)…

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Windsor Castle Events

Windsor Castle Events

August 11, 2017
Looking to check out what s on in Windsor, Maidenhead and in local villages such as Cookham during your stay? Looking to time your visit with a specific event in our ‘what s on in Windsor’ calendar? Either way, you have come to the right place! The Royal Borough of Windsor…

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Facts about Tower of London

Facts about Tower of London

July 16, 2017
The history of the Tower of London stretches back almost 1, years – it is perhaps one of the most interesting of the Royal Residences. So, in honour of this fascinating Royal Residence, we have composed a fact file of 25 facts about the Tower of London. 1. The Tower of…

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Buckingham Palace Wikipedia

Buckingham Palace Wikipedia

July 6, 2017
It is reputed to have been the largest private dwelling built till date and four times the size of Buckingham Palace. At the time of construction it boasted the most modern amenities such as elevators and the interior is reminiscent of a large European country house. It…

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Paddington to Windsor Castle

Paddington to Windsor Castle

May 9, 2017
Paddington to Windsor is 30 minutes by fast train with one easy change at Slough. Waterloo to Windsor is 53 minutes with no change. There is no advantage in buying tickets in advance. For very detailed information, read on. From Paddington The fastest way to get to Windsor…

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Interesting facts about London

Interesting facts about London

April 11, 2017
This Sunday, 13th April 2014, nearly 40, runners will take to the streets of London to take part in the annual London Marathon. The runners include professional athletes, keen joggers, people wearing fancy dress costumes to raise money for charity and even some famous people!…

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London landmarks facts

London landmarks facts

March 28, 2017
1. Westminster Abbey was formed by Benedictine monks during the middle of the tenth century, establishing a tradition of daily worship which continues to this day. Specifically, the first Westminster Abbey was established in 960. 2. The current Westminster Abbey was started…

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Queen Elizabeth II Castle

Queen Elizabeth II Castle

January 23, 2017
Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 89th birthdayGetty The Queen is celebrating her 89th birthday privately today (21 April) at Windsor Castle. To mark her special day, the King s Troop Royal Horse Artillery will fire a 41-gun royal salute at midday in Hyde Park, followed…

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London England Fun facts

London England Fun facts

December 28, 2016
Fact #2 - No Women Allowed The first colleges of Oxford were built in the 13th century, but it wasn t until 1878 that women were admitted to the university, 1920 when they were awarded degrees, and 1974 when the last of the all-male colleges opened their doors to women…

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Windsor Castle entrance fees

Windsor Castle entrance fees

December 24, 2016
Windsor Accredited Blue Badge Guides are admitted free of charge. All un-authorised guides and tour leaders must be included as part of a group booking. For more information, please see Guiding. Group bookings and payment Groups are not required to book in advance for Windsor…

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Home Park, Windsor

Home Park, Windsor

December 14, 2016
The Home Park is a famous feature of the land to the north of Windsor Castle. It has been used for many years as a sports area, with archery, cricket, rugby and tennis all catered for. The area was also the home of The Royal Windsor Horse Show in mid-May until its move to…

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Parnell bars

Parnell bars

December 12, 2016
The Parnell Heritage Pub & Grill has opened it’s doors and is celebrating the restoration to it’s former glory, as one of Dublin’s most stylish, elegant & opulent landmark bars. We aim to mix new-age interior with old Irish charm. We also boast Parnell Street’s…

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London facts For Children

London facts For Children

December 6, 2016
592, children living in London are below the poverty line, 37 per cent of all children in the capital. While poverty rates are higher for everyone in London than nationally, this gap is larger for children than for any other group. London has the highest rate of child poverty…

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