9.16.2011

England Trip Sources

I've had a few readers and friends ask about where we stayed, what we ate, etc., while we were in Britain last week. I've listed my recommendations, with links, below!


View leaving the grounds at Blenheim Palace
Oxford (also, check out the Oxford City Guide)

Trip from Heathrow: The Airline Bus
House Rental: 4 Upper Fisher Row, via VRBO
Hotel for my parents: Tower House Hotel

To Visit
Bodleian Library
Christ Church Meadow and Cathedral
Blenheim Palace
Village of Woodstock, Oxfordshire
Oxford Castle
Museum of the History of Science

Food
The Head of the River Pub


Shopping (we didn't go to England to shop; the dollar is very weak!)



The Palm House at Kew
London

Trip from Oxford to Central London: Oxford Tube
Apartment Hotel in Bayswater/Notting Hill: Space Apart Hotel
We purchased daily passes for the Underground depending on which zones we were traveling in. Most of the time it was just Zone 1. Kids under 11 ride free!!

To Visit
Natural History Museum
British Museum
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace
Tower of London
St. Paul's Cathedral
St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew
Abbey Road
Harry Potter Platform at King's Cross Station

Food
L'Etoile Patisserie
Spice of India
Texas Embassy Cantina
Bertorelli
Pret a Manger

Shopping
Liberty of London
Harrods

3 comments:

Angela said...

Oh man, it's been 8 years since I visited but I still dream about Wagamamas! Glad you had a great trip.

Mike said...

I've always wanted to go to British. It just seems so classy to me.

Serviced Apartments Resident said...

Can fully recommend Oxford, it's a beautiful part of the world! Thanks for creating such a useful resource.