Discovering London for Families

Discovering London for Families

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There's so much to see and do in London that planning a visit can be a daunting task, but this book will make the job a lot easier. It describes the British capital's most important historic landmarks, its major museums and art galleries, a selection of the smaller, specialist museums and the newest attractions, including those created for the Millenium. Opening hours, addresses, telephone numbers and websites are all listed. The emphasis is on what will appeal to children, but hopefully adults will find much to interest them too. There are several walks through some of the capital's most historic streets and along the river Thames which bring London's history alive. There is much practical information too on getting around London, sightseeing tours, river trips and special events. About the author: Peter Matthews was born in Bristol but has spent most of his working life in London. His fascination with London began during a family visit many years ago, and he still enjoys visiting its sights and exploring its back streets, as there is always something new to discover. He studied Modern Languages at King's College in the Strand before teaching English in southern Chile. On his return, he worked for many years for the London Tourist Board in a number of capacities, including running a very successful shop. During this time he studied to become a registered London Blue Badge Guide, qualifying in 1995. He now works at the Museum of London.3I Hampton Court Palace As royal palaces go, Hampton Court has just about everything. There is so much to see and do that you could easily spend a whole day here. As well as the sumptuous royal apartments, there are the Tudor kitchens toanbsp;...

Title:Discovering London for Families
Author:Peter Matthews
Publisher:Osprey Publishing - 2001-01


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