Windsor Great Park: 5,000 Acres of History

Even on a cold winter’s morning, the hedges of rhododendron in Windsor Great Park are jungle green and glossy. Ducks tread over the wafer-thin ice of Wick Pond and coots bob along, unfazed by the frigid waters. Most visitors come to Windsor for the castle, spilling off trains and coaches for history’s sake. They jostle their way up the High Street, perhaps pausing for a glance at Wren’s Guildhall ... Read Full Article

Out and About: Day Trips Near London

With urban sprawl for miles and miles and a bulging population of over seven million people, London can be a bit too much for some tourists to handle.  Happily, there are a number of nearby villages and hamlets that are perfect for a day trip and easily reachable via the transport networks leading out of the city.  Try some of the following places to ease your mind and get a feeling for what ... Read Full Article

Must-See Castles in England

There are hundreds of castles in England, each with its own special charm and appeal. The following are a few we think should be on everyone's must-see list. Arundel Castle Arundel Castle is impressive in size and is more modern in appearance than most other castles in England. The 1,000 year-old castle was originally of Norman construction, but has been added to over the years, most recently ... Read Full Article