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14 tips for visiting Westminster Abbey with young kids

Westminster Abbey is without doubt a London icon – an architectural marvel, a working church, the setting of countless royal occasions,  a site of ceremony, royal burial and countless memorials, and one of London’s most popular visitor attractions. 1,540 more words


London May 2016, Day 2: Westminster Abbey and Kew Garden

Day 2 began with a hearty buffet breakfast at Tavistock hotel. Fried, boiled and scrambled eggs, watery baked beans, hash browns, sausages, bacon (a little on the hard side),grilled tomatoes, toast and jams, prunes and stewed fruits, cereal, juices, coffee and tea – a good enough selection and variety to keep us going until lunch. 642 more words


Did You Know…? Peg Woffington and David Garrick | Rogues & Vagabonds

Did you know that the Irish actress Peg Woffington was once the mistress of David Garrick and that they lived together in London at No 6, Bow Street, WC2, between 17… 15 more words


Westminster Abbey, Family Day, February 2017

Most family days out to tourist places normally involve at least eight trips to the toilet by various members of the family. Normally someone cries, if I am really lucky at least two children cry. 956 more words

Today: February, 18

Mary I of England

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By the Grace of God, King and Queen of England, Spain, France, Jerusalem, both the Sicilies and Ireland, Defenders of the Faith, Archduke and Archduchess of Austria, Duke and Duchess of Burgundy, Milan and Brabant, Count and Countess of Habsburg, Flanders and Tyrol. 240 more words

Anne Boleyn

London: My Introduction to Great Britain

Despite having traveled pretty extensively in Europe, I had never been to Great Britain or the UK before. London was the first stop in my 5 week tour of England, Scotland, and Wales. 804 more words

Greening Westminster

Yesterday, we went on a day trip to the Houses of Parliament in London. It was quite fascinating! There was too much information to take on board in one tour but just seeing the place where legislation is made helped me join certain dots in my understanding. 173 more words