A bustling public house 🍻, The Old Bank of England sits comfortably in the spot where the City of London meets the City of Westminster. Constructed on a corner site in 1886 by Sir Arthur Blomfield, it is now a Grade II 👌🏽 listed building, decorated with three large chandeliers and a detailed plaster ceiling. Now an iconic London pub, the Bank of England once occupied the building from 1888 to 1975 before it was refurbished and put to its current use in 1994. The vaults beneath the pub once contained gold bullion and are said to have once held the Crown Jewels 👑. Enjoy a pint, chat to some locals and soak up this building’s bank of history.
📷 : @the_lois_edit #VisitEngland#VisitLondon#London#LondonPub
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We love this snap by @kellyprincewright 😍 One of the oldest shopping 👜 streets in Europe, many of the beautiful buildings date back to the late fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Wander down the winding streets and you’ll discover boutiques, cafes and even a magic stores! No trip to York is complete without a visit to this iconic shopping area so grab a coffee, have a browse and pick up a little gift to remember your trip 👌🏽 📷 : @kellyprincewright #VisitEngland#VisitYork#York#TheShambles
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It’s time for tea ☕ Found in the popular Peak District town of Bakewell, this charming ☺courtyard setting is the perfect spot for a piping hot pot of tea. Filled with period décor, visitors and locals alike are welcome to sample the delightful range of teas and treats 🍴this timeless tea room has to offer. A visit to this atmospheric tea rooms is a special treat, so grab a pot and tuck into some teatime trimmings. 📸 : @yorkshire_pudding
Did you know that Warwick Castle is almost 1,000 years old? 😯 Constructed during the 10th century, the castle has played a major role in many legendarily English battles including the famous War of the Roses of 1455. Popular amongst royals 👑, Queen Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria both made visits to this epic landmark. During your visit make sure you watch the bowman shoot arrows, check out the 17th century state rooms and even learn about the castle current efforts around local bird 🦅 conservation.
📸 : @thirdeyetraveller
Built by William the Conqueror, ⚔️ this striking castle dates to the 11th century, with the romantic ruins set against a backdrop of breathtaking views across the Isle of Purbeck. 😍 The epicentre of Corfe, some of the ruined stone was used during the construction of the village, arguably one of the most beautiful villages in Dorset. Wander around the ruins, soak in the view and discover thousands of years of Corfe Castle's history as both a royal palace 👑 and fortress. 📸 : @postcardsbyhannah
The beauty of York Minster never ceases to amaze 😍. With the first York Minster dating back to the 627, this magical place ✨ of Christian worship is bursting with a rich and fascinating history. One of the largest Cathedrals in northern Europe, the church was tragically damaged in 1069 during William the Conqueror's Harrying of the North, but the first Norman archbishop, Thomas of Bayeux, who arrived in York in 1070, organised repairs to restore it to its original beauty. Seen as a masterpiece in stained glass and stone, exploring and learning about this building’s history is a must during any visit to York. 👌
📸 : @kellyprincewright
Did you know that Liberty London is 144 years old? 😯 Selling everything from clothes to furniture and graphic prints, Liberty London is one of the capital’s leading and most famous department stores. Providing Londoners and visitors alike with a unique and luxury shopping 🛍 experience since 1875, the store can be found tucked away just off Oxford Street. Admire the store’s classic exterior, browse its extensive products and maybe even purchase a token for you to remember your trip ;)… 📸 : @imissblitz
How breathtaking is this view of Bath 😍? Prior Park Landscape Garden was created by Bath entrepreneur and philanthropist Ralph Allen in the 18th century. Offering unrivalled views of the city👀, this intimate garden is a beautiful tranquil getaway where you can soak in the botanical bliss 🌿 with a picnic or if the fancy takes you, explore the wooded valley in one of its walking trails. Oh and don’t forget to check out its stunning Georgian bridge! 👌 📸 : @thirdeyetraveller
How beautiful does Southwell Minster look in this snap 😍? For over 900 years Southwell Minster has opened its doors 365 days a year, welcoming visitors, pilgrims and worshippers 🙏 from all around the world. This two-towered Minster has a strong musical tradition with evensong sung during term time by the Cathedral Choir and orchestral with choral concerts held throughout the year. Visitors can also enjoy other events such as the Bramley Festival of Food 🍴 and Drink and a Craft Fair, as well as theatrical productions 🎭 and art exhibitions. Wander the grounds, enjoy some music and learn about all the history this beautiful minster has to offer. 📸 : @nottsnomad #VisitEngland#VisitNottingham#Nottingham#Southwell
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Deer 🦌 me this is a stunning shot of Broadway Tower! The second-highest point of the Cotswolds, Broadway Tower stands at an impressive 1,024 feet above sea level, with the tower itself looming at 65 feet high 😯. As a result, the tower offers unrivalled views of the countryside, which spans a 62 mile radius and features 16 Counties. With Graphic displays on three floors, a roof viewing platform and the Tower Shop, there are plenty ways for you to enjoy this epic Cotswolds landmark. 👌 📸 : @dan_vs_the_world #VisitEngland#VisitCotswolds#Cotswolds
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Did you know that construction of St Mary le Strand began in February 1714? 😯 Found in City of Westminster in London, the church was designed by famous architect James Gibbs and has narrowly escaped destruction twice during the 20th century. Miraculously, it survived the Second World War and much of its original beauty has been preserved. 👌 Visitors and worshipers alike can admire the ornate ceiling, the handsome carvings on the pulpit and the original marble font. 😍
📸 : @katesgi89 #VisitEngland#VisitLondon#London
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Did you know that archaeological evidence suggests that a settlement has been in Cambridge since prehistoric times 😯? Known as the UK’s second city of learning, it’s home to the world-famous Cambridge University, 🎓which was founded in 1209 and welcomes over 21,000 students every year. Cambridge is full of top-notch coffee shops, brilliant bookshops and magical museums for visitors to enjoy, so why not hop on a barge or a bike 🚲 and explore .
📸 : @postcardsbyhannah #VisitEngalnd#VisitCambridge#Cambridge
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