Tag Archives: London

Enfield

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Enfield” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Enfield Town, also known as Enfield, is the historic centre of the London Borough of Enfield. It is 10.1 miles (16.3 km) north-northeast of central London. The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London. The […]

British Museum

Historic building in Camden. The British Museum is dedicated to human history and culture. Its permanent collection, numbering some thirteen million works, is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence and originates from all continents, illustrating and documenting the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present. It is housed in a […]

Kensington Palace

Listed Royal Palace in Kensington. Originally built 1661 for Sir Heneage Finch, first Earl of Nottingham. Bought by William III, 1689 and renamed Kensington House. New Buildings by Sir Christopher Wren 1689-1695. Alterations and additions 1718-1726 and later, including State Rooms by William Kent. The Palace as been a residence of the British Royal Family […]

London SW1, Buckingham Palace

Grade I listed building, and royal palace in London. It is the official London residence of the British monarch. Originally known as Buckingham House, the building which forms the core of today’s palace was a large townhouse built for the Duke of Buckingham in 1705 on a site which had been in private ownership for […]

London

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”London” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] London (/ˈlʌndən/) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom, the largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom, and the largest urban zone in the European Union by most measures. Located on the River Thames, London has been a major settlement […]

1927 Tour 004

Although Canterbury is the midway goal of this [part of the] journey, it will be reached by a much more circuitous way than that followed by Chaucer’s famous company.  But the roads trodden by the pilgrims of bygone days will be encountered now and again.  To accord with immemorial tradition, the start should be made […]

1927 Tour 010

Rochester, above all things the city of Charles Dickens, is reached by the wide vale of the Medway.  Quaint nooks and corners, and seared brick houses, combined in picturesque array around the cathedral and castle, are haunted by memories of the novelist.  The river crossing also, and the ascent up to Gad’s hill beyond, are […]

Former Yorkshire Grey/Log Cabin

Former coaching inn, now believed closed, in Stratford, Greater London

Greenwich Market

  This unique covered market with its vibrant atmosphere and commitment to showcasing designer makers, is fondly regarded as one of London’s best markets. Discover original artworks and handcrafted toys, fashions and handmade jewellery, delicious fresh produce and mouth-watering food-to-go. Greenwich Market has it all under one roof. The many market shops and popular Coach & […]

Borough Market

Borough Market is a wholesale and retail food market in Southwark, London, England. It is one of the largest food markets in London, and sells a large variety of foods from all over the world. The wholesale market operates on all weekday mornings from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m., but the retail market operates only […]