England Index

including Scotland and Wales


London

2003 visit

Natural History Museum._ Victoria and Albert Museum._ Albert Memorial._ Houses of Parliament._ Westminster Abbey._ Museum of Garden History._ Tate Britain._ Southwark Cathedral._ Globe Theatre._ Harrods._ Mansion House tube station. Bank of England, Stock Exchange._ St. Mary Le Bow._ Museum of London._ Guildhall._ National Gallery._ National Portrait Gallery._ St. Martin in the Fields._ Royal Academy._ Temple._ Greenwich._ British Museum._ British Library._ Apsley House._

1997 visit

Open top double-decker bus tour of London. _ Horse Guards Parade. Saw changing of the guard. _ Buckingham Palace. _ Pall Mall. St. Jamesís Palace. _ Trafalgar Square. Nelsonís Column. _ Saw Big Ben and Houses of Parliament. _ Saw Monument to Great Fire of London. _ Roamed extensively on London Tube and train systems. _ Caught red double-decker buses. _ St. James Park. Tea in the Park. Fed Squirrels. _ Cabinet War Rooms. _ Piccadilly Circus. _ Harrods at Knightsbridge. _ Oxford, Regent, Bond Streets. Libertyís, Marks & Spencer, Fortnum & Mason etc. _ Tower of London. Saw Ceremony of the Keys as guests of Ray Sanders-Crook at the Yeoman Warders Club. _ Tower Pageant Time Ride. _ Madame Tussauds Waxworks. _ Tower Bridge. Saw presentations inside the bridge. _ Westminster Abbey. _ St. Paulís Cathedral. Climbed stairs to whispering gallery and to very top. _ Kew Gardens. _ Dinner at pub in Whitehall. _



Sights around England

2003 visit

Quorn. _ Staunton Harold. _ Atherstone. _ Mancetter. _ Hinckley. _ Nuneaton. _ Northampton. _ Tring. _ Amersham. _ Down house. Charles Darwin's House. _ Chartwell. Winston Churchill's country home. _ Hever Castle. Jousting Tournament. _ Richborough Roman Fort. Roman/Saxon battle re-enactment. _ Walmer Castle. Wardens of the Cinque Ports. _ Dover castle. Secret war-time tunnels. _ Burwash. _ Bateman's. Rudyard Kipling's Home. _ Battle Abbey. Battle of Hastings. _ Brighton. _ Long Man of Wilmington. _ Hollygate Cactus Garden. _ Portsmouth. The Victory. _ Chawton. Jane Austen House Museum. _ Windsor Castle. _ Stratfield Saye. Duke of Wellington's Country Home. _ Calleva Roman ruins. _ Wellingtonia Ave. London roadside planting of Coast Redwoods. Sequoia sempervirens. _ Hatfield House. _ Cambridge. Trinity Hall. _ Ely. _ Biddulph gardens. _ Rudyard Lake. _ Hartington Hall. _ Youlgrave. _ Middleton. _ Peak District. _ Lincoln Cathedral. _ Derby. _ Norwich Cathedral and Tombland. _ Norwich Castle Museum. _ Thetford Forest Park. _ West Stow. Anglo Saxon village reconstruction. _ Diss. _ Hoxne. _ Flixton. _ South Elmham. _ Bateman's Barn. _ Great Yarmouth. _ Sutton Hoo ancient ship burial. _ Llangollen, Wales. _ Chirk Castle, Wales. _ Brecon Beacons, Wales. _ Hay-on-Wye. Town of Books. Wales. _ Broadway. _

1997 visit

Country Roads in England. _(we drove 3317 miles)_Leeds Castle. _ Canterbury and its Cathedral. external views. _ Inside Canterbury Cathedral. _ Canal boat ride; Sights around Canterbury; Lunch at Elizabethan Pub, Canterbury. _ Roman Painted House, Dover. _ Seafront at Dover. Ferry traffic to France. _ Bodiam Castle. _ Scotney Castle. _ Sissinghurst Castle Gardens. _ Old Sarum Castle. _ 'May Cottage' Thruxton. _ Stonehenge. _ Andover Iron Age Museum. _ Winchester Cathedral. _ Wolvesey Castle Ruins. _ Winchester old water wheel flour mill. _ The Great Hall, Winchester. King Arthurís Round Table. _ Walking around Winchester. _ Winchester West Gate Museum. _ Jane Austinís House, Winchester. _ New Forest. _ Exeter and its Cathedral. _ Torquay seaside. _ Monastery museum at Torquay. _ Launceston Castle in Cornwall. _ Jamaica Inn. Had a lager in Smugglers Rest Hotel. _ Tintagel Castle ruins on the coast at Cornwall. _ Tintagel Post Office. _ Wells. Wells Cathedral. _ Priddy Fair. 600 year old agricultural show. Gypsies present. Shire Horses. _ Faggot and peas for dinner at Priddy Pub. _ Roman Baths at Bath._ Drank the warm spring water in the Pumproom along with Earl Grey Tea and Bath Bun. _ River Cruise at Bath. Punch and Judy show in the park. _ Cheddar Gorge. _ Chedworth Roman Villa. _ Stow-on-the-wold. _ Rollright Stones. _ Moreton-in-Marsh. Saw hospital where I was born. Four Shire Stone in sight of where we lived when I was born. _ Lower Slaughter. _ Bourton-on-the-water. _ Bourton Model Village. _ Warwick Castle. _ Stratford-upon-Avon. Shakespeare's birthplace. _ Anne Hathaway's cottage. _ The village of Uley in Gloucestershire. Owlpen Manor. _ Blenheim Palace, Woodstock. _ Thrup. Saw Canal Boats. _ Oxford. Open top double-decker tour. Lunch in pub. _ Visited Grandmother in Quorndon, Leicestershire. Ate at 'Ye Olde Black Bull' pub where the Quorn Fox Hunt begins. _ Stayed with relatives for a week in Yorkshire. _ Trip to Whitby where Captain Cook lived. _ Saw monument to War of Roses. Robin Hood's Bay. _ City of York. York Museum. York Minster. Clifford's Tower. Jorvik Viking Centre. _ The Shambles and Little Shambles. _ Nostel Priory. _ The village of Haworth. Bronte Sisters museum. _ Lakes District. Lake cruise to Ambleside._Bridge House. Windermere Beatrix Potter exhibition. _ Scotland. Peebles. Saw Dianna funeral on TV at B&B. Edinburgh Castle. The Royal Mile. Bought (and ate) a Haggis. _ Greyfriars Bobby. _ Wallace Monument. Stirling Castle. _ Fort William. Aonoch Mor cable car ride to summit. Next to Britains highest mountain. _ Cruise on Loch Ness. Urquart Castle. _ Jedburgh. _ Richmond. Yorkshire Dales. Swaledale. _ Sherwood Forest. _ Billesden. Dinner at 'Queen's Head.' _ Saw Grandmother at Kettering. Grandfather's grave. Thatched cottages near here. _ Woodstock. Met relatives for drink at 'The Bear' Hotel. _ Maidenhead. Windsor. Visited Military Tailor Uncle. Windsor Castle. Eton. _ Clapham Junction. _ Train to Hampton Court Palace. _ The Great Vine. _

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