William Shakespeare lived from 1564 to 1616, and is undoubtedly the most famous playwright in the English literary canon. Today, Shakespeare’s fans have a fascinating selection of attractions to choose from when indulging their interest in the Elizabethan writer. We provide visitor information for ten of the most important Shakespearean sites, from his birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon to the site of the original Globe Theatre in London.Read More
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Articles on Experiences and Travel in England
The following are all the articles published on Archaeology Travel about travel experiences in England.
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Whatever your interests, in the seaside city of Brighton you will find much to see. Whether it is the regency splendour of the Royal Pavilion or the activities on the Brighton Palace Pier. Brighton is also a prefect base from which to explore the south coast of England. From prehistoric and Roman sites to the Battle of Hastings and many medieval castles. From historic houses to an Art Deco airport. We suggest 25 day trips from Brighton, under or around an hour away.Read More
From the Salisbury Cathedral to Stonehenge. From the ruins of the medieval settlement at Old Sarum to one of the finest local history museums in England. Salisbury has 500,000 years of history for visitors to see and explore. Whether you are looking for things to do in Salisbury for a day or thinking about spending a few nights, this list gives you a good idea of all that is on offer in and around this heritage city.Read More
Brighton & Hove, or more commonly Brighton, is well known for its iconic beach, LGBTQ+ culture, and its eccentricity. A quick internet search will produce a number of highlights for visitors such as Brighton Pier and the Royal Pavilion. Whilst these aspects of the city should not be missed, I offer different suggestions for things to see in Brighton. This list comprises 10 of the oldest things to visit in and around the city.Read More
Located close to the major ports of Southampton and Portsmouth, the New Forest not surprisingly...Read More
The village of Downton, just six miles outside Salisbury, has a history stretching back to the...Read More
The Rufus Stone Monument in the New Forest, Hampshire An ironclad stone near the small New Forest...Read More
A Self Guided Walk Around Salisbury’s Cathedral Close Covering an area of over 80 acres,...Read More
The Royal Military Academy of Sandhurst is where the elite of the British Army train to be...Read More
A scheduled monument just outside the city of Salisbury, Figsbury Ring has both Neolithic and Iron...Read More