Visiting London has now become more captivating than ever with the arrival of two very innovative and useful mobile phone applications.
VisitLondon.com, the NSPCC and StudioCanal have announced the launch of The Paddington Trail. Designed by a host of artists, designers and celebrities, 50 Paddington Bear statues will be placed across the capital, taking in museums, parks, shops and landmarks in an exciting and inspiring trail, with a colourful, Paddington-inspired flavour.
Hundreds are expected to gather at Bath Abbey in Bath, England, for a special candlelit vigil to mark 100 years since the start of World War I. The vigil is scheduled from 10 p.m. until 11 p.m. on Aug. 4.
London welcomed over 3.6 million overseas visits in the first three months of 2014, resulting in the best ever first quarter tourism numbers in the city’s history, according to London & Partners.
The Roman Baths for which this southwestern England city is named, are some of the most remarkable Roman ruins outside of Rome itself.
The city is the destination of choice for international travelers for the third time in four years, according to the annual MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index released today.
The four surviving original copies of the Magna Carta will come together for what organizers say is the first time ever as part of the 800th anniversary celebration of the declaration. Two of the copies are housed at the British Library in London, a third is in Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln and the fourth in Salisbury Cathedral in Salisbury.
Tickets are now on sale for the limited season of exhibition The Art of the Brick – over 75 artworks created by US artist Nathan Sawaya, using more than a million Lego bricks – at London’s Old Truman Brewery this autumn.
Delta and Virgin Atlantic Airways will transfer operations for nonstop flights connecting London-Heathrow to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport.
The 16.8 million people who visited London in 2013 marks a new record for the city and tops the previous record by more than a million people.