The best historical places to visit in england
Are you in love with the fascinating, crazy history of England? Then why not plan a holiday to the best historical places to visit in england?
From Norman strongholds over cathedrals where kings and queens rest in peace to royal Palaces, where intrigue, love and big history took place - enjoy travelling through the centuries of british History and explore some of the most fascinating historical places.
Tower of London
Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, the Tower of London. This is the official title of the almost a millennium old stronghold on the banks of the River Thames, now one of Britain's most popular tourist destinations. Today the Tower is known to many as a prison and execution site, but it was built as a fortress and also served as a royal residence for a long time.
Today known to many as the Filming location of hit TV series "Downton Abbey", Highclere castle is a victorian Manor in the Countryside southwest of London. What a destination for a day trip from London!
Hampton Court Palace
Near London on the banks of the river Themse lies the palace that still remembers its former, famous owner: Henry VIII. Walk through impressive halls under decorated ceilings and relive the atmosphere of the Tudor Court - you may even encounter a Tudor ghost!
Towering over London's city center, Westminster Abbey has influenced the lives of kings and queens for over a thousand years. Explore the Abbey, dive right into history and visit the final resting places of over 3.000 famous kings, queens, poets, scientists, nobles and politicians.
Kensington Palace is located in the heart of London, in Kensington Gardens, right beside Hyde Park. Most people know the Palace, built in the 17th century, probably as the former residence of Princess Diana. And also her son William with his wife and children reside here when they are in London.