Links to thousands of travel resources throughout England,
Scotland, and Wales. To the best of our knowledge this
is one of the largest online resources of information
on travel in the UK, with listings covering everything
from official regional tourist boards to local village
The Mercure Southampton Centre Hotel is located in the city centre where it has stood for over five hundred years. In 2010 the hotel completed a £3 million refurbishment programme creating a 90 bedroom hotel offering its guests a truly memorable experience. The Hotel is steeped in tradition and hosted … more >>
Our look at the lives of famous people in the fields
of art, architecture, science, and literature throughout
British history. From Chaucer to Tennyson, Christopher
Wren to William Shakespeare.
The story of English architecture and historic building
styles, from prehistoric monuments to Victorian Gothic,
with our suggestions for the best examples from each
period to visit in England.
From the Romans to the Blitz, our look at the colourful
history of London.
"Schelin holds Shillingstone. Earl Harold held it in the time of King Edward and it paid geld for 16 hides. There is land for 16 ploughs. In demesne are 3 ploughs, and 5 slaves, and 15 villans and 26 bordars with 8 ploughs. There is a mill rendering 23s6d, and 200 acres of meadow less 17, pasture 42 furlongs long and 8 furlongs wide, and woodland 23 furlongs long and 9 furlongs wide. It was worth £16, now £19."
Queens College- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Queens' College Cambridge was founded by not one, but two queens of England (which explains why the apostrophe in the name comes after the s, not before it as you might expect). The queens concerned were Margaret of Anjou, wife of Henry VI, and Elizabeth Woodville, wife of Edward IV. Queen Margaret obtained a patent from her husband in 1448 to launch a new college here. The first part of Queens' to be built was … ... more