The grandeur of music is surely matched by the country of castles. Bring your students to see Coventry Castle and Winchester Cathedral in the land of rain and green grass. Take a walking tour of one of the largest cities in Europe, London. Enjoy a traditional tea or take in a game of the other football.
Windsor Castle is a royal residence (the preferred weekend home of Elizabeth II, popular tourist attraction, and a venue for hosting state visits. The original castle was built in the 11th century and since the time of Henry I it has been used by the reigning monarch and is the longest-occupied palace in Europe.
“Shakespeare’s Globe” is a modern reconstruction of The Globe Theatre, the theatre associated with William Shakespeare. The original was built in 1599 by Shakespeare’s playing company, the Lord Chamberlain’s Men. Today’s version opened in 1997 and is available to relive the best of English literary history.
Witness what the ancients built. Mystery is alive here. No one knows exactly why the stones were built this way, or what exact purpose they served. Come to the rock outcropping in the British countryside, built centuries ago, and draw your own conclusions.
Salisbury Cathedral has the tallest church spire in the United Kingdom where visitors can take the “Tower Tour” through the interior of the hollow spire, with its ancient wood scaffolding. It contains the world’s oldest working clock (from AD 1386) and has the best surviving of the four original copies of Magna Carta.
Fifteen centuries of English history lie between the massive Cathedral you see today and the first brick laid. It stands on the site of an early Christian church, and is a great cross section of British history.
A large, thriving city has much to see, which is why a walking tour is a great time for any size group. Witness all of the highlights of London, like Big Ben and the London Eye.
Warwick Castle is a medieval castle that was used as a stronghold until the early 17th century that now provides jaw-dropping history, magic, myth, and adventure through various history-inspired activities.
Founded in 597, Canterbury Cathedral in Canterbury, Kent is one of the oldest and most famous Christian structures in England, located just south of London. It forms part of a World Heritage Site where one can live out moments from English literature during a tour.
The West End is the Broadway of London, in which many of the city’s major tourist attractions, shops, businesses, government buildings and entertainment venues, including West End theaters are concentrated. Enjoy the bright lights and dazzling shows in one of the most dynamic neighborhoods of London.
Walk in the footsteps of royalty at Westminster Abbey. Formally titled the Collegiate Church of St. Peter at Westminster, the large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster London, is the traditional place of coronation and burial site for British monarchs.