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Queens Windsor Castle

Queens Windsor Castle

July 13, 2021
The Queen normally spends weekdays at Buckingham Palace during working periods of the year, but has decided to stay at Windsor, which she prefers, where she will personally open a selection of birthday cards sent to her from around the world. Like the Duke of Edinburgh…

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Tower Bridge Castle

Tower Bridge Castle

July 8, 2021
It’s here. The adult-only bouncy castle named Bouncingham Palace has arrived at Tower Bridge and it’s exactly as good as we imagined it would be. It’s a seven metre high, illuminated, sound-emitting, raspberry-scented bouncy extravaganza installed in London to celebrate…

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Opening times Tower Bridge

Opening times Tower Bridge

June 28, 2021
Learn, play and explore on Tower Bridge’s amazing new Glass Floor! Perfect for curious little-ones and their carers, Tower Bridge will be hosting exclusive early morning exploration sessions for under-5s this summer. Taking place over the last two weeks of the summer holidays…

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Tour Windsor Castle

Tour Windsor Castle

May 9, 2021
To Groups can enjoy an exclusive ‘behind-the-ropes’ experience in the Castle’s magnificent State Apartments. Starting when Windsor Castle has closed to the public for the day, your tour will take you on a journey through 1, years of royal history. You will discover how…

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Castle next to Tower Bridge

Castle next to Tower Bridge

March 15, 2021
The Tower of London was founded by William I immediately after the Norman Conquest in 1066. It was strategically sited in the south-east angle of the Roman city wall, just downstream from Old London Bridge, commanding open countryside to the east, the Thames and the bridge…

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Gruesome history

Gruesome history

January 18, 2021
Some 2, years ago, an army of Iron Age warriors was slaughtered in battle and then cast into a lake near the Alken Enge wetlands in East Jutland, Denmark. Archeologists have long suspected that the bodies were tossed in their watery mass grave as part of a religious sacrifice…

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How to go to Windsor Castle?

How to go to Windsor Castle?

October 25, 2020
By Rick Steves Windsor Castle, the official home of England s royal family for 900 years, claims to be the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world. The queen considers this sprawling and fortified palace her primary residence. Thankfully, touring it is simple: You…

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Bath Tours

Bath Tours

July 7, 2020
2016 BIW Story Tour Schedule Coming Soon! What goes into the construction of the world s most advanced ships? How did BIW gain the reputation of Bath Built is Best Built? Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves…

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Castle Parks

Castle Parks

February 13, 2020
Castle Rock is known for its small-town charm, family-friendly community events and abundant parks, trails and open space. The beautiful trails, well-planned parks and ample open space are some of the Town s most prominent features. The Town boasts 20 developed parks; about…

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Windsor Castle, menu

Windsor Castle, menu

January 9, 2020
Sharpen your pencils, Royal historians, because that may be about to change. Tomorrow, Windsor Castle goes vegan for the day, with a banquet for 200 bigwigs, including UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon, the Grand Mufti of Egypt and Archbishop Valentine Mokiwa, President of…

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Windsor Sightseeing

Windsor Sightseeing

June 14, 2019
From any of the 10 stops around the city, hop aboard the open-top, double-decker City Sightseeing bus and sit back as you explore the twin towns of Windsor and Eton, separated by the River Thames and joined by Windsor Bridge. On board, learn about the sights and the history…

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Windsor Castle Lye

Windsor Castle Lye

June 4, 2019
The brewery first began in 1900, founded by Nathaniel Sadler, the great, great grandfather to Emily & Chris Sadler. The brewery supplied its twelve tied public houses, the most famous being The Windsor Castle Inn, Oldbury, the original brewery tap house. The Brewery…

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Castle Near Tower Bridge

Castle Near Tower Bridge

May 27, 2019
It’s time to get in touch with your inner child – or rather, make them giddy with glee and leave them feeling just a little bit sick, because a giant adults only bouncy castle has arrived in London, puffed up and looking majestic by Tower Bridge. The castle, which is seven…

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Windsor Tourist Office

Windsor Tourist Office

April 19, 2019
The tourism industry is on the mend and one city councillor expects the region to bounce back this summer in part because of the International Children’s Games in August. “This is going to be the biggest tourism summer in years, ” Coun. Percy Hatfield said at the Ontario…

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Who Built Windsor Castle?

Who Built Windsor Castle?

April 14, 2019
The History of History of Windsor Castle survives two sieges The history of History of Windsor Castle includes two sieges following the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215 in which the castle was badly damaged by the siege engines - the Mangonels and Trebuchets. Between 1220…

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Tower Castle

Tower Castle

December 20, 2018
A tower castle is a small castle that mainly consists of a fortified tower or a tower-like structure that is built on natural ground. It is thus different from the motte-and-bailey castle, which it may resemble, but whose main defensive structure is built on a motte or artificial…

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Windsor Castle Built

Windsor Castle Built

December 10, 2018
The Normans (1066 - 1215) built the first castles in the style of Motte and bailey and later stone castles for better protection The Normans The Normans invaded England in 1066 and after killing England s King, they set about taking over the whole country. In order to do…

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Tower of London Castle

Tower of London Castle

May 22, 2018
The Tower of London is admired for its architecture and its history but it is most remembered for the bloody executions, imprisonment and torture of the prisoners who were incarcerated in the great London castle. The Tower of London The mysterious deaths, like those of the…

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