A weekend in London: top tips for visiting the Tower of London 
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A weekend in London: top tips for visiting the Tower of London 

The Tower of London is amongst the most popular tourist attractions in London, with almost 3 million visitors in 2019*. A visit to this iconic landmark is a real treat, with the opportunity to experience and see some fascinating sights, and learn about its history throughout the centuries. It’s definitely one to put on your…

London palaces and castles: Kensington Palace
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London palaces and castles: Kensington Palace

This post contains affiliate links Kensington Palace is one of the top sights in London, and for good reason. The palace has a fascinating history, and is packed with interesting exhibitions to see. You don’t need to be a fan of the Royal Family to visit this historic building. Even if you’re not, Kensington Palace…

Your guide to a day trip to Hampton Court Palace
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Your guide to a day trip to Hampton Court Palace

One of the most famous palaces in Britain, King Henry VIII’s sumptuous residence on the River Thames is an easy day trip from central London and a popular destination for history buffs and tourists alike. This is your guide to a day trip to Hampton Court Palace in London By Emma Marshall and Nick Warburton…

Day trips from London by train: Strawberry Hill House
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Day trips from London by train: Strawberry Hill House

By Emma Marshall This post contains affiliate links, including for Amazon; as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases I recently wrote about my day trip from London by train to Portsmouth.  My next trip was much more local: an afternoon at Strawberry Hill House in south west London. As its name suggests, Strawberry…