Often neglected by the hordes of tourists who descend upon nearby Windsor, Eton is only a short walk across the Thames from Windsor Castle, on the Berkshire side of the river. If you do take the time to explore Eton you will find an attractive town with numerous examples of well-preserved historic buildings. The most famous of these is undoubtedly Eton College, founded by Henry VI in 1440, and one of the most elite public schools in Britain.
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Flag Fen- Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England
An archaeology discovery centre built around the remains of a huge complex of Bronze Age and Iron Age remains. The Bronze Age settlers here built a long trackway across the fens, and sections of the trackway can still be seen in place. A small museum shows artefacts found on the site, and there are reconstructions of Bronze Age and Iron Age huts. ... more