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Free Admission to Museums!
British Museum and Library - nearest underground station Tottenham Court Road. www.british-museum.ac.uk Telephone 020 7636 1555.
Founded in 1753, it is the oldest museum in the world and has a rich collection of artefacts - sights not to miss are the Elgin Marbles, Lindow Man, Egyptian Mummies and the Lindisfarne Gospels.

Cabinet War Rooms - nearest underground station Westminster www.iwm.org.uk Telephone 020 7930 6961

Labyrinth of 21 underground rooms of the British Government secret headquarters from 1939 until 1945. Rooms are persevered in the 1940's when Churchill worked in them.
Changing of the Guard - Buckingham Palace - nearest underground station St. James Park or Victoria www.royal.gov.uk
This ceremony takes place at Buckingham Palace daily at 11.30am between April and July and on alternate days between August and March. You can visit Buckingham Palace state rooms from 4th August until 30th September.
Greenwich SE10 - nearest DLR station Cutty Sark, or boat trip from Embankment or Westminster Pier
Greenwich Maritime has many historical places to visit including: the 19th Century Cutty Sark (www.cuttysark.org.uk) - one of the last of the tea clippers ships, Old Naval College, Hall and Chapel designed by Sir Christopher Wren (www.greenwichfoundation.org.uk), Royal Greenwich Park, since 1884 The Royal Observatory (free admission) has been the reference point of world time (www.rog.nmm.ac.uk) where visitors can stand astride the Meridian Line on Longtitude Zero and be in two hemispheres at the same time, Queens House (free admission), National Maritime Museum (free admission) (www.nmm.ac.uk) and the early 18th Century Rangers House.
Houses of Parliament - nearest underground station Westminster. www.parliament.uk Telephone 020 7219 3000
Commons Visitors - Galleries open from 2.30pm to 10pm Monday to Thursday. The House of Lords Visitors - Galleries open at 2.30pm onwards from Monday to Thursday.
London Eye - nearest underground station Waterloo
www.ba-londoneye.com
Telephone 0870 500 0600
The world's largest observatory wheel and one of London's most popular attractions. It soars 135 meters above the River Thames with fantastic views of London and surrounding areas up to 25 miles away.
Madame Tussaud's - nearest underground station Baker Street www.madame-tussauds.com Telephone 020 7935 6861
Famous wax modelling exhibition open from 10.00am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday and 9.30am – 5.30pm Saturday. Main sections are the "Garden Party" where visitors mingle with lifelike models of celebrities, the "Super Stars" section which is devoted to celebrities of the entertainment world and the "Grand Hall" containing a collection of Royalty and famous Statesmen.
National Gallery - nearest underground station Charing Cross www.nationalgallery.org.uk Telephone 020 7747 2885
Open Monday to Saturday from 10.00am to 6.00pm Wed 10.00am -9.00pm and Sunday 12.00pm to 6.00pm. Most of the gallery's collection is housed on one floor which is divided into four wings hanging in chronological order. There are also special exhibitions taking place throughout the year.
Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition - nearest underground station Southwark www.shakespeares-globe.org Telephone 020 792 1500
Explore Shakespeare's theatre and the London in which he lived and worked. The story of the Globe Theatre is told through film, text, music and multimedia.
St. Paul's Cathedral - nearest underground station St. Pauls or Mansion House www.stpauls.co.uk Telephone 020 7236 4128
Sights not to miss are the West Front and Towers, the Inner and Outer Dome and the famous Whispering Gallery.
Tower of London - nearest underground station Tower Hill www.hrp.org.uk Telephone 020 7709 0765
Open from March to October, Monday to Saturday from 9.00am to 6.00pm, and Sunday from 10.00am to 6.00pm. Sights not to miss are The White Tower, the Jewel House (housing the Crown Jewels), the Chapel of St John and Traitor's Gate.
Tate Modern - nearest underground station Southwark www.tate.org.uk Telephone 020 7887 8008
The former Bankside power station has been converted into gallery space for the Tate's international collection of modern art
Victoria & Albert Museum (Free Admission) - nearest underground station South Kensington www.vam.ac.uk Telephone 020 7938 8500
Open from 12.00pm to 5.50pm on Monday and at 10.00am to 5.50pm Tuesday to Sunday. Famous for containing the world's richest collections of fine and applied arts, it also houses collections of sculpture, water-colours, jewellery and musical instruments. Sights not to miss are The Medieval Treasury, the Nehru Gallery of Indian Art, the Dress Collection, Morris and Gamble Room, and the Twentieth-Century Gallery.
Westminster Abbey - nearest underground station St James Park or Westminster www.westminster-abbey.org
Nave and Cloisters are open from 8.00am to 6.00pm daily – Royal Chapels, Poet's Corner and Statesmen's Aisle times vary. Famous as the resting place for Britain's Monarchs and the setting for coronations and other great pageants.
 
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UK Links
www.whatshappening.co.uk - Provides listing and reviews of popular locations, restaurants, clubs, and pubs in London.
www.astratavels.co.uk - Guided tours from Central London. Destination include: Stonehenge, Oxford, Bath, Stratford, and Warwick Castle.
www.stonehengetours.co.uk - Daily guided tours of Stonehenge and ancient Britain. Allows you to access restricted areas not open to the public.
www.sightseeingtours.co.uk - Luxury coach tours of London and Britain. Extensive range of coach and mini-bus tours available.
www.people2places.co.uk - Chauffeur driven guided tours of London and Britain. Airport and hotel transfers available.
www.goingunderground.net - An informative site about the London Underground. Includes tube maps, underground etiquette, transport stories and celebrity spotting.
www.britcoun.org - Web site of the British Council offices world wide.
www.english-heritage.org.uk - Details on the all important work of English Heritage with details many historic sites to visit. around the country.
www.holiday-home-pages.co.uk - Holiday Home Pages - the International Directory listing suppliers of vacation rental property.
www.hrp.org.uk - Details on Historic Royal Palaces, including Kensington Palace and Hampton Court.
www.londontransport.co.ukk - Full of details on the London Underground and buses.
www.met-office.gov.uk - Want to know what's the weather like? Click here for details.
www.number-10.gov.uk - The Prime Ministers Residence, 10 Downing Street Web Site.
www.hotel-invernesss.co.uk - Craigdarroch Logd Hotel, Strathpeffer, Inverness, Scotland.
www.centralchauffeur.com - Airport Transfers in Style and Comfort for Your UK Trip
www.ukholidayz.com - A selection of Quality UK Hotels, London Hotels, Guest Houses and B&B's
www.airporttransfers.biz - London's largest airport transfer service, as featured on Ryanair.com
www.ons.gov.uk - Site full of economic data and statistics on the UK, including the National Census.
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Overseas Links
Accommodation Network - approved B&B and self catering accommodation throughout South Africa as well as tourist information and international house swap.www.bookabed.co.za
Spring Break Travel - Specialising in spring break vacations, cruises, and trips.
Arbutus Garden House Bed and Breakfast - Luxury accommodation near most major attractions and complete tourist information on Vancouver, British Columbia.
Bed and Breakfast in Western Canada - 140 of the best inspected B&B's from Vancouver Island to the Canadian Rockies.
WorldLodge.com - World's largest listing of hotels, vacation rentals, furnished apartments, all types of short-term or long-term accommodations. Search for free from thousands of places worldwide.
Las Vegas Shows.bz - Let Us Entertain You!
New York Hotels @ iTravel.bz - New York Hotels Galore.
Travel to Santorini - the essential guide to the cycladic island of Santorini, Greece. We offer a virtual tour in Santorini island and tourist information and accommodation.
A Gazebo In The Garden - 4-star B&B in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Scenic North Shore location.
Chambres D'Hotes Aude France - Luxury Bed & Breakfast in the Languedoc region of France.
Sweet Olive Bed & Breakfast - loacted in the historic Faubourg Marigny district of New Orleans. the eclectic and induvidual decor of each of our 5 guest rooms is woven together with a tree motif. Each room is fully equipped with private bath , induvidual climate control, ceiling fan, armoire, and a family made handcrafted writing desk.
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www.agriturismoiltesoro.com - Farm holidays near Orvieto, Bolsena Lake, and on the border of Tuscany, Umbria and Latium.
www.amangaspain.com - Apartment and Villa accommodation for the award winning southern Spain holiday resort of La Manga.
www.thevancouverguide.com  - Complete guide to VANCOUVER
www.travel-to-santorini.com - Virtual tour of Santorini Island, Greece. Useful information about transfers, accommodation, museums, finest dining, and nightlife.
www.modernthailand.com - Discount Hotels in Bangkok, Thailand.
www.allparishotels.net - Discount Hotels in Paris, France.
www.lamangaspain.com - La Manga Rentals, Spain.
www.omalley-car-rentals-ireland.com - Quality car rental service in Dublin, Cork, Shannon, Ireland
www.letsgoargentina.com - Offers furnished appartments, host families, hotels, hostels, and organised trips in Argentina.
www.e-travelworldwide.com - British coach companies helping book UK holidays.
www.roomlistings.com - Supplying real time content services allowing hosting of free accomodation services.
www.letsgomadrid.com - Offers furnished appartments, host families, hotels, hostels, and organised trips in Spain.
www.phuket-orchidacea.com - Hotel resorts in Thailand
www.buenosairesrentals.com.ar - Information about furnished appartments, hotels, host families, and lodgings in Buenos Aires.
www.specialeventhotels.com - Offering reservations for special events in the USA.
www.vegasall.com - Discount Las Vegas hotels, reservations, car rental, cheap airfare and rates.
www.villas-online-spain.com - Villas and appartments to rent in Spain.
www.iaqi.com/canada - Canada related news, books, and regional resources.
www.bali.hot-travel.org - Best Bali hotels guide and online reservations.
www.bbdolclesonno.it - Bed & Breakfast and appartments in Naples and the Campania region.
www.france-tour.com - The internet guide to France.
www.bbvancouverisland-bc.com - Copes' Islander Oceanfront - Beach front Bed & Breakfast and vacation rental accommodation in Comox, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.

 

 
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