Founded in 1753 by Act of Parliament, from the collections of Sir Hans Sloane, the British Museum is one of the great museums of the world, showing the works of man from prehistoric to modern times with collections drawn from the whole world. Famous objects include the Rosetta Stone, sculptures from the Parthenon, the Sutton Hoo and Mildenhall treasures and the Portland Vase. There is also a programme of special exhibitions and daily gallery tours, talks and guided tours. B ritish Museum
Tower Bridge Completed in 1894, Tower Bridge was instantly hailed as a London icon and one of the great engineering marvels of its age. Come inside to explore its history, uncover its secrets and to enjoy stunning views from its high-level Walkways, situated 42 metres above the River Thames.
Westminster Abbey Westminster Abbey is a living Church, part of the Church of England: a House of God, where almighty God is worshipped daily, continuing a 1400 year tradition in this place.
York is one of England's beautiful historic cities, located in the north of England in the county of North Yorkshire. York has over 2000 years of history, preserved for us to see today in it's beautiful architecture. From The Romans, Vikings and Normans to the Georgians and Victorians, they have all left a lasting impression on our city. The Abbey at York
The tower William the Conqueror built two wooden castles in York, of which nothing remains but a piece of a replacement castle put up by Henry III in the thirteenth century: Clifford’s Tower, sitting starkly atop a grassy mound in the city center. This fragment of a strange, distant, war like era still inspires a little dread, though it rises apparently serene above modern city streets and parking lots.
York Art Gallery combines a distinguished history of displaying fine paintings and ceramics with a modern-day welcome to all through a busy calendar of exhibitions, events and outreach work. York Art Gallery
The East Front is one the finest examples of medieval architecture in England, and this Campaign aims to restore it to its full glory for generations to enjoy. The Campaign is supported by HRH Duke of York, who is acting as its Patron. York Minster
Christ Church is a unique institution, one of the largest colleges in the University of Oxford and at the same time the Cathedral Church for the Diocese of Oxford. Christ Church
As the oldest university in the English-speaking world, Oxford is a unique and historic institution. There is no clear date of foundation, but teaching existed at Oxford in some form in 1096 and developed rapidly from 1167, when Henry II banned English students from attending the University of Paris. The University of Oxford