Category: London

Although its location is thought to have been very near the present one very little is known about the earliest London Bridge. The second bridge, which existed during Saxon times, was the bridge that became world famous in the nursery rhyme London Bridge is falling down. It did in fact fall down in 1014. The…

Buckingham Palace currently serves as the administrative headquarters of the monarch and has been the official London residence of Britain’s Royalty since 1837. Although in use for the many official events and receptions held by The Queen, the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace are open to visitors every year. Buckingham Palace has 775 rooms including…

The National Gallery in its full glory is visible in the heart of Trafalgar Square. Its collection permanently houses some of the world’s most important and valuable paintings from as far back as the 13th century. When visiting, you can ponder upon the works of greats such as Van Gogh, Raphael, Cezene, Renoir, Monet, Rembrandt,…

People were initially very cynical when the Millennium Commission told the world of their goal of building an observation wheel that would stand 135 meters over the city of London. However, the London Eye has turned out to be the most popular and the finest new attraction in London. The London Eye now welcomes over…

While you are in London you should take in and enjoy one of the many of sightseeing tours and associated activities in London and the surrounding area. There are numerous tours including the Paris Tour. Tours are by far the best way to see the many sights in London, and there are a numerous options…

Barnet

You may have heard of Barnet mainly as Cockney rhyming slang for hair (Barnet Fair), but it is actually a really interesting place to visit if you are in the South East. The London Borough of Barnet, in the far north of London, is far enough out from the centre of the city that it…