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About 1,600 years ago, a group of tribes from present-day Holland, Denmark and Germany moved in and fought their way across the rapidly crumbling remains of Roman Britain. They created a number of Kingdoms and eventually started to call themselves collectively the “Anglecyn” or “English” as we would say today. England is a small country but it packs a big punch in terms of tourism. Of course, London and its surrounding countryside are always massively attractive and that’s why London is regularly one of the top tourist destinations in the world. There’s no better way to see it than through local tours run by local people and Withlocals has a strong London expertise base. There are also great attractions outside of London and the Midlands, West Country and north of England all have very different geographies and cultures to the south-east and London. Sightseeing and entertainment is literally everywhere and you can be sure you’ll never be bored in this great little country!

  • London River Thames Photography Tour
  • History of London Gangsters
  • VIP Michelin Star Food Tour
  • Best of London: Sights & Secrets
  • Posh & Rich Tour ( KENSINGTON & CHELSEA )
  • London's Magical Christmas Walking Tour
  • London’s Urban Jungle Tour
  • Sights & Secrets of the South Bank
  • Pubs & Pints at the Thames
  • History of London Gangsters
  • I Spy London Street Art
  • Dutch courage,  and mothers ruin, A gin tour of london
  • Famous Londoners & Local Tastings
  • London's Magical Harry Potter Tour
  • Art Gallery Tour: By London-based artist

Top 10 Things to do England

  • The Tower of London. Built by William I in the 11th century to consolidate his hold on London, this stunning ancient castle on the Thames is rightly world-famous.
  • Tower Bridge. Often confused with the modern “London Bridge”, this 19th century Gothic masterpiece with rising arms is one of the most photographed buildings in the world.
  • Buckingham Palace. Home to the Queen and fabulous art treasures, this is now open to the public.
  • Saint Paul’s Cathedral. Built to replace the mediaeval cathedral destroyed in the disastrous Great Fire of London in 1666, this is a marvelous and vast 17th century building where many notables are buried.
  • Westminster Abbey. Over 1,000 years old, this is the traditional coronation spot for English monarchs.
  • The Houses of Parliament / Big Ben. Another incredible gothic construction which incorporates arguably the most famous clock and chime in the world.
  • York (northern England). Originally Roman “Eboracum”, then Anglo-Saxon “Eoforic”’ and Viking “Jorvik”, this walled city is a treasure trove to explore and has a breath-taking mediaeval cathedral.
  • Stonehenge (western England). Mysterious and magical, this monument of huge stones was erected between 4-5,000 years ago. It is one of the most famous pre-historic sites on Earth.

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Top 3 Cultural Attractions of England

  • History. English and later British history is immensely rich and also very familiar to many around the world thanks to writers like Shakespeare but also more recently, nearly 100 years’ of Hollywood productions in which English historical events have featured prominently! It’s fascinating to visit the homes where famous people lived and worked or the sites where great events took place. Those sites are everywhere here!
  • Pubs. The Pub (short for “Public House”) is a fundamental and unique part of English life. Some are in the same spot and in the same building they were 800 years ago! Try the food and Real Ales (traditional beers).
  • Shows. Although London’s West End is the biggest and most famous theatrical area, many English cities have theatres where great shows or serious plays are put on. The English love theatre – thanks to the efforts of Shakespeare and others like him.