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The united kingdom

  1. 1. The United Kingdom The Why’s, When’s, How’s, and What’s of
  2. 2. Buckingham Palace <ul><li>Buit in 1705 by grand duke </li></ul><ul><li>First lived in by queen victoria </li></ul><ul><li>600 rooms, throne, and grand ball room </li></ul><ul><li>Fun fact: a flag is always raised when the wueen is at the palace </li></ul>
  3. 3. Windsor Castle <ul><li>Largest inhabited castle in world </li></ul><ul><li>First lived in by william the conquerer </li></ul><ul><li>English family resides there </li></ul>
  4. 4. Edinburgh Castle <ul><li>Dates back to david the first (12 th century) </li></ul><ul><li>Is now the national war museum of scotland </li></ul><ul><li>Fun fact: sits upon volcanic castle rock </li></ul>
  5. 5. St Pauls Cathedral <ul><li>Dates back to 17 th centruy </li></ul><ul><li>Bishop of london </li></ul><ul><li>Services are held daily! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Westminster Abbey <ul><li>Benedictine monks (10th centruy) </li></ul><ul><li>Corination and resint palce </li></ul>
  7. 7. The white cliffs of dover <ul><li>British coastline </li></ul><ul><li>305 ft </li></ul><ul><li>See them from france </li></ul>
  8. 8. Black pool tower <ul><li>Insoired by eifel tower </li></ul><ul><li>518ft </li></ul><ul><li>5 million bricks! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Hadrians wall <ul><li>122ad </li></ul><ul><li>Roman empire </li></ul><ul><li>Walk along the wall! </li></ul>
  10. 10. London England The Why’s, When’s, How’s, and What’s of
  11. 11. STONEHENGE <ul><li>Prehistoric </li></ul><ul><li>Ancient burial ground </li></ul><ul><li>2500-3000 bc </li></ul>
  12. 12. BIG BEN <ul><li>315.9 ft high </li></ul><ul><li>Palace of westminster </li></ul><ul><li>150 years old </li></ul>
  13. 13. The london eye <ul><li>Tallest observation wheel </li></ul><ul><li>YEAHHH!!! </li></ul>
  14. 14. St JaMES pARK
  15. 15. Horse Guards <ul><li>The show </li></ul>
  16. 16. London Dungeons <ul><li>You are guided through a series of rooms themed from the Midieval ages. You will encounter special effects, live actors and thrilling rides. There is a fun gift shop at the end with loads of spooky souvenirs. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Musical or Broadway show <ul><li>Lion King , Shrek the musical , or Beauty and the Beast . </li></ul><ul><li>The Blue Man Group , Mamma Mia , Grease , Thriller or Stomp . </li></ul>
  18. 18. Bristish Museum <ul><li>Spend a few hours at the British Museum with your family. There is a fascinating collection representing history from around the world. The kids will enjoy the Egyptian section and the mummy room. Be sure to get the audio guide for kids. It is excellent. And best of all this museum has free admission for the whole family! </li></ul>
  19. 19. Camden Market <ul><li>You can shop for treasure at Camden Market . Check out the stalls selling clothes, accessories, art and souvenirs. There are food stall as well. Your teenagers will enjoy this vibrant market. Sunday is the best day to visit. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Tower Of London <ul><li>Head to the Tower of London and join a tour with one of the beefeaters and learn the fascinating history. Your teens and older children will enjoy all the gory details! Be sure to visit the crown jewels to see these beautiful pieces. The grounds are not very stroller friendly as there are several steep stairs to navigate. </li></ul><ul><li>Crown jewels </li></ul>
  21. 21. Underage festival <ul><li>An instant hit when it first appeared in 2007, the Underage Festival is clearly exactly what junior music-lovers were lacking. Now an annual event, usually held in August in Victoria Park, the fest attracts the bands of the moment along with young up-an-comers snapping at their heels. This booze-free affair is strictly for 14- to-18 year-olds </li></ul>
  22. 22. Shakespears globe theater
  23. 23. Hampton Court and see the maze
  24. 24. Overnight to paris