2 Mile Self guided walk visiting Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, St James Park, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Horseguards and much more
This is a free self guided walk where you can download a map and walking notes from the web. Just search on ‘Jubilee Loop Wak London’ or copy the url’s from the video clip below.
The walk spends a lot of its time in and around St James… Continue reading
London’s Burlington Arcade was one of the world’s first shopping arcades. Opened in 1819 to great acclaim and now recognised as a historic and architectural masterpiece. The Burlington Arcade is one of the longest covered shopping streets in Britain. However, the Burlington Arcade was completed in 1819, a year after The Royal Opera Arcade, often promoted as the oldest shopping arcade in the world of its type and is just a short… Continue reading
OK, OK Bob doesn’t shop at Burlington Arcade but nevertheless its a great place to visit for the visitor to London, another great ‘mini-experience’ of what makes London so attractive. The Burlington Arcade was built “for the sale of jewellery and fancy articles of fashionable demand, for the gratification of the public” in 1819 and that pretty much sums it up today. Located in the most exclusive shopping area in London around… Continue reading
Author: Bob Handford
Denmark Street has been the centre of the music industry in the UK for much of the 20th century, perhaps with its heyday in the 60′s. The likes of Elton John, Rolling Stones and David Bowie were all here. Today the street is dominated by musical instrument shops.
Music publishers first moved here to be close to the theatres and music halls in the West End well… Continue reading
Bob Walks The Shortest Street In Britain In 14 Seconds
Queen Charlotte Street runs down the left hand side of the Crooked House Tea Rooms – One Of The Most Photographed Images In Windsor
Queen Charlotte Street in Windsor (just 50 yards from Windsor Castle) is Britain’s shortest street. Queen… Continue reading
What A Nice Day For A January Walk in Windsor Great Park!
January 2nd and what a nice day. Clear blue skies, 10 C is a good temperature for the London area in January. Its a public holiday in the UK and I’m not the only one with the same bright idea, (see images below). Must keep my eyes about me for rogue kids that still have not mastered roller… Continue reading
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