Facts About London

London City facts

London City facts

October 10, 2020
London calling! With 19 internationally ranked universities, as well as its unique position as a global hub of finance, business, art, and culture, London remains a hugely popular choice for students, including many from abroad. But did you know that the latest edition of…

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Description of London

Description of London

September 5, 2020
men of superior quality The association that FitzStephen seems to imply between sports and the men of the city is that it is the heavy involvement in sporting activities that produces manly males. On the other hand we should not forget that this account of London is a…

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Queen of England Palace

Queen of England Palace

August 31, 2020
The word castle comes from a Latin word meaning fortress. The official London residences of the English Sovereigns, from Henry V to the present day, have been: the Palace of Whitehall (to 1699), St James s Palace (to 1837) and Buckingham Palace (1837 +), originally known…

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Smithfield Park

Smithfield Park

July 2, 2020
Hiking Smithfield: Animal Athletes Difficulty: Easy Trail length: 1.00 The Animal Athletes adventure challenges kids to exercise with the animals. This brochure gives kids eight different animal exercises they can do along the trail. From hummingbird hand-swings to lizard…

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Facts on London

Facts on London

April 28, 2020
This is a post by Matt who lives in East London and also supports urbanest Tower Bridge and urbanest Hoxton on a daily basis. Interesting fact: “I used to live in Scotland for the first 10 years of my life. To this day I can’t handle more than 10 minutes of sunshine”. “I…

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London Zoos

London Zoos

March 9, 2020
Save ££s on things to do in London- Kids For 1p at Ripleys, 12% off Kidzania + tons more South Bank Sea Life London Aquarium Home to one of Europe s largest collections of global marine life - the experience takes visitors on an immersive and interactive journey along the…

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Medieval London facts

Medieval London facts

November 25, 2019
1) They weren’t all knights or serfs or clergy Although certain medieval writers described their society as divided into three orders – those who prayed, those who fought, and those who laboured – that became an increasingly inaccurate picture from after about 1100. The…

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Facts on London England

Facts on London England

September 21, 2019
History London England begins around 2, years ago with the founding of the city Londinium by the Romans. While there is some evidence of prehistoric life in the region, a lot of the evidence is unclear, and the earliest documented evidence of history London England originates…

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All about London for Kids

All about London for Kids

September 16, 2019
Just how far back does this wonderful city s history go? Learn about London s history with Activity Village and enjoy our related activities for children. It is thought that London in prehistoric times was merely a collection of scattered rural settlements. Spear heads and…

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Key facts about London

Key facts about London

August 8, 2019
Richard “the worst man in the world” Roper may have left our screens now that The Night Manager is over but there’s plenty more darkness in spring television. Last night was the first episode of Marcella, ITV’s new thriller from the creator of The Bridge. Here’s everything…

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Opening times for Windsor Castle

Opening times for Windsor Castle

January 4, 2019
Windsor Castle, which has been the family home of British Kings and Queen s for over 900 years, is an historic castle, Royal Palace and a family home that is open to visitors. Looming over the town and surrounding countryside Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest continuously…

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Facts about The Tower of London

Facts about The Tower of London

December 30, 2018
Reference: The Tower of London is a 900-year-old castle and fortress in central London that is notable for housing the crown jewels and for holding many famous and infamous prisoners. Throughout its history, the tower has served many purposes: it housed the royal mint (until…

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Buckingham Palace Wikipedia

Buckingham Palace Wikipedia

December 5, 2018
It is reputed to have been the largest private dwelling built till date and four times the size of Buckingham Palace. At the time of construction it boasted the most modern amenities such as elevators and the interior is reminiscent of a large European country house. It…

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Interesting facts about London

Interesting facts about London

October 26, 2018
This Sunday, 13th April 2014, nearly 40, runners will take to the streets of London to take part in the annual London Marathon. The runners include professional athletes, keen joggers, people wearing fancy dress costumes to raise money for charity and even some famous people!…

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Tudor executions

Tudor executions

October 11, 2018
There were no police during the Tudor times. However, laws were harsh and wrongdoing was severely punished. In Tudor times the punishments were very, very cruel. People believed if a criminal’s punishment was severe and painful enough, the act would not be repeated and others…

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Windsor Castle Events

Windsor Castle Events

August 31, 2018
Looking to check out what s on in Windsor, Maidenhead and in local villages such as Cookham during your stay? Looking to time your visit with a specific event in our ‘what s on in Windsor’ calendar? Either way, you have come to the right place! The Royal Borough of Windsor…

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