The Best 20 Castles To Visit In England

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The best castles in England. Take a look at some of the most monumental castles in England and learn about the rich history of these awe-inspiring structures.

11 Historic London Churches To Visit

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Historic London churches are some of the best showcases of the capital’s history, culture and character. They are places popular with all tourists, regardless of their interest in religion. Here is a handy guide that details eleven of the best churches to visit in London.

Fotheringhay Castle: Richard III & Mary Queen Of Scots

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Fotheringhay Castle may not be much to look at now, but it was the locations of several important historical events, especially the birthplace of Richard III and where Mary Queen Of Scots was executed. Here is our guide. Where Is Fotheringhay Castle? Fotheringhay Castle is located in the village of Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire, England. It’s just … Read more

Chepstow Castle, Wales: Gorgeous Norman Castle On The River Wye

Chepstow Castle and town on the River Wye, Gwent, on the border between England and Wales, UK

Chepstow Castle, located in Monmouthshire, South Wales, is a stunning fortress overlooking the River Wye. The castle was initially constructed around 1067 by William FitzOsbern, a Norman nobleman, and later expanded by Sir William Marshal, one of England’s most prominent knights. Known for its unique position atop a limestone cliff above the river, Chepstow Castle’s … Read more

The English Weather: The Making Of A Local Obsession

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We take a look at what lies behind the national obsession with the weather in England, and find out how the language has evolved to cover every aspect of the Englishman and woman’s favourite topic of conversation.

9 Great Places To Visit Near London

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London’s a great place to visit, but it would be a shame if you didn’t also grab the chance to see a bit of what else England has to offer whilst you’re there. Here’s our list of places we’d visit.

How is London in December?

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While the days become shorter, the temperature drops and the nights grow longer in December. But December in London is not a dull place.  Christmas activities and sparkling Christmas lights bring London to life. No matter how you choose to spend December days in London, you’re sure to discover something unique and memorable.  You can … Read more