United Kingdom Archive

Alnwick Castle – A history

The Alnwick castle is a definite must visit whenever you get a chance. For those who do not know, it is the castle that was used as the set for Hogwarts in the Harry Potter Series. The castle boasts of a rich and illustrious past. The history of the Alnwick castle goes ...Read More

Kenilworth Castle

The original Kenilworth Castle was a mighty edifice. It sported an enormous Norman tower, a stone rectangle about three floors in height. The castle had a wide moat defending it. The red and sandstone castle is now in its bare shell form, but is almost as imposing a sight, as it was ...Read More

Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace is a palace in the real sense of the word. The structure is located in the south west area of London, and is host to tourists from all over the world who come here to marvel at the remarkable architecture. The palace sits in the London Borough of Richmond ...Read More

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle is one of Scotland’s most important attractions, and is certainly among the most rewarding experiences when visiting the city of Edinburgh and its sights. The castle dates back to the year one thousand one hundred and thirty by King David I of Scotland. ...Read More

Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle was built originally by William the Conqueror, who built in by the usual way then, in wood. The castle was rebuilt in stone later by Henry II. The castle of now is a very different scenario, and you will not see much that will match with your idea of what ...Read More

Bournemouth, England

After a tired day at work, what do you like to do? No, we are not talking about the usual TV scenes, but making plans for a beach venture where you’d lighten up yourself for a pleasant night ahead. Again, finding a beach to suit your mood wouldn’t be that difficult, but ...Read More

London tours: Westminster

This tour is about 3.5 miles of walking through pedestrian walking areas (well-populated sidewalks, etc). Depending on what you do at each stop, or what additional stops you add, this tour could be a rushed half-day or a more leisurely full-day. Whatever you decide to do, this path will take you by ...Read More

Bell Rock Lighthouse

At a distance of twelve miles or roughly eighteen kilometers from the coast of Angus in Scotland is built a beautiful and mysterious Light House called the Bell Rock Lighthouse. The Bell Rock Lighthouse was meant to be a warning sign for boats and ships, and save them from the wreckage that ...Read More

Giant’s Causeway

Situated in County Antrim, on the northeastern coast of the Northern Ireland, about two miles to the north of the Bushmills town, the Giant’s Causeway is actually an area filled with around 40,000 interconnected basalt columns, that have been formed as a result of an primeval volcanic eruption. In the year 1986 ...Read More

Mysterious Stonehenge heritage

Stonehenge in England is sited as the World heritage site, located in Salisbury, in splendid Wiltshire countryside in South West. Visitors of Stonehenge are dumbfounded in its structure; this mystified structure of mighty stones has people baffling about what is this place for. Stonehenge impresses each one. Family destination, Stonehenge is midst ...Read More