Again, thinking about my return from my travels, i shouldn’t think my travels dead. You can still travel in England where I’m from. This sponsored post gives me a few ideas…
Known for its illustrious past, England is one of the most visited countries in Europe. Its oldest cities retain thousands of years of history giving its visitors a unique opportunity to step back in time.
The majority of tourists traveling to England usually start their trip from London. It is an ideal spot for getting acquainted with the whole country. Old cozy streets, numerous museums, fancy restaurants, fashion shops in London, skyscrapers and historical buildings… London truly has it all. Among the city’s main attractions are Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, the Tower and Big Ben. Besides its historical attractions the city also boasts of pretty busy nightlife with various nightclubs, lounge bars, fancy restaurants and great pubs with live music. For unique London experience however go to Smithfield Pub Crawl. Smithfield is the part of the city that never sleeps. It guarantees you a perfect night out.
To see the country’s academic history come to life go to Oxford. Being the oldest university city in England this place has its own special spirit. It is known all over the world as the home to Oxford University. Vibrant modern life and fascinating architecture make it a perfect destination for every tourist. The city itself is located 80 km away from London which makes it a perfect destination for a day trip. Besides educations its industries also include book publishing, information technology and motor manufacturing.
For even more architectural beauties one should visit York. A popular tourist destination is the Shambles – an old street in the city. It is considered to be Britain’s Most Picturesque Street. It is a bustling center of the city with lots of shops, restaurants, tea rooms and historic city walks. Among other city’s attractions are the York Castle, York Minster, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre.
Windsor is another historical city famous for being a home to Windsor Castle – the biggest occupied castle in the world. Here tourists can also observe the changing of the guard. Must see attractions in Windsor include Savill Gardens, Windsor Great Park and Royal Windsor Wheel.
Known all over the world for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon is another beautiful city in England that is worth visiting. If you are planning your Shakespeare’s pilgrimage, don’t forget to include in your list such places as New Place, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Mary Arden’s farm and his birthplace of course. His final resting place is in the Holy Trinity Church that should be the final spot in your route.
Hello – Stratford is a dump I’m afraid. Don’t go there. Visit Cheltenham Spa or Bath instead – they are about an hour south of Stratford.