Places

Albert Memorial

Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 2NJ

The Albert Memorial lies in Kensington Gardens opposite the Royal Albert Hall and has the roadway of Kensington Gore separating the two landmarks. It was erected in memory of Prince Albert, the beloved husband and consort of Queen Victoria,Read more

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The Cenotaph

Whitehall, London SW1A 2BX

The Cenotaph is the war memorial located between lanes in the centre of the road called ‘Whitehall’. The word is Greek for ’empty tomb’. After World War I ended on 11th November 1918, a Peace Day was held in JulyRead more

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Cutty Sark

King William Walk, London SE10 9HT

Cutty Sark was a three masted sailing ship launched in Dumbarton, Scotland in 1869, with the name coming from the poem Tam O’Shanter by Scottish poet Robert Burns. In it, one of the witches who are chasing the hero is wearing aRead more

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Horse Guards Parade

Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A 2AX

Horse Guards Parade is a parade ground off Whitehall and is the official entrance to St James’s Palace and Buckingham Palace. Ceremonies take place which include the Changing of the Guard, which takes place every morning, and the TroopingRead more

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Leicester Square

London WC2 H

Leicester Square is at the heart of London’s West End and is a name synonymous with entertainment. It’s a popular tourist attraction with a host of shops, bars, restaurants and nightclubs and is also London’s cinemaland. The square also boastsRead more

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Marlborough House

Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5HX

Marlborough House finds itself geographically in a line of royal houses. Near to Buckingham Palace is Clarence House, next door is St James’s Palace, then Marlborough House. Following his military victories, one of Britain’s greatest generals John Churchill was givenRead more

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