If your taveling to the UK, consider finding a dependable England tour company and you can see these fine sights without the hassle. Or read on and enjoy these photographs so then you don't have to travel to the UK at all.
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Cardiff Castle's 2000 years of history, sit in the middle of the city. The area is surrounded by pedestrian streets and pubs. The fog in this photograph is great in hiding the city just outside the castle walls. It's easy to see how life was on the inside.
Heading over to the East Midlands of England, we have the Chatsworth house. In winter the fog lies down thick on the English countryside, but if you looks close you can almost see this 126 room mansion across the river.
While the house and gardens have certain hours that it is open to the public, the grounds surrounding the house are open year round to people and sheep alike. Here, if you look close, you can see a family having some sort of English picnic down by the river. Just watch out for Sheep patties.
Stonehendge is another iconic vision of the English countryside and ancient English history. If you want to go, you can easily find a tours from London that head out Stonehendge way. This panorama was taken the day after Christmas. Even though the area is blocked off to tourists to walk around freely, you can see the footsteps in the snow. Why? Because at certain times of the year the Stonehendge Druids are allowed to use the location for their religious practices, and this was the day of the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year.
Located in Bath, Somerset, this impressive building is known as Bath Abbey and was founded in 1499. It is still an active Christian church and it is probably pretty impressive if you go inside.
In Bath, Somerset, you will find a great example of Georgian architecture. This is known as "the Circus". The Circus consists of three equally sized buildings that form a circle. This was finished in 1768, and is lived in to this day.
Here in Bath, Rugby is king, and this looks over the local rugby team area, right next to the Pulteney Bridge.
Taking us back to London, we have the house of the Royal family, Buckingham Palace. You can see the palace as well as Green Park, which sits adjacent to the Palace. Follow Green Park through and you get right over to Hyde Park. London is such an easily accessible city by bike or foot. You should try it.
Of course, we end with the image everyone knows, the London Eye. From this pedestrian bridge you can see the Eye sitting over the River Thames, County Hall right next door, then follow the Westminster bridge over to Big Ben and the parliament building. Over a 3 week period being in England, this was one of 4 times I saw the sun shine through the clouds.
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