To many, this delightful cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, is a jumping off point for a visit to the famous and mysterious Stonehenge. But, this city of 40,000 residents is steeped in history. As such, travelers who see it as little more than a glorified bus stop are missing out on seeing a pair of historic sites.
Visiting historic sites is a great way to learn about the many events that have helped shape civilization into the world it is today.
Lonely Planet has named the southern English city of Salisbury to its Best in Travel 2015 list, according to VisitWiltshire.
A £168,000 ($270,000) grant will help the Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Heritage Services develop the Roman Baths Learning Centre and World Heritage Interpretation Centre.
London is a truly world-class city with something for everyone from fashion to art to history, and a visitor’s time in London is all but guaranteed to be too short.
London’s culture and sense of being is built on history. There is nary a corner of the city that doesn’t hold a great story and serve as the backdrop of some great event that helped shaped not only London and England, but the world at large, for in many ways the history of London — and frankly, that of England — is the story of the world.
Four London attractions and one in Bath were named among the top five in Trip Advisor’s 2014 Travellers’ Choice awards in the United Kingdom.
Bath has a rich and colorful history. An absolutely charming city, Bath is located roughly 100 miles west of London, making it the perfect destination for a day trip. A tourist destination since the city’s founding during Roman times, Bath today is home to roughly 80,000 residents and sees more than 4.4 million visitors per year.
England is one of the great destinations for travelers. The country is home to some of the greatest tourist attractions, including stunning churches, prehistoric monuments and iconic structures instantly recognizable worldwide.
The Bath Abbey has received £389,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help fund a multimillion dollar project to help repair the building’s floor.