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London Attractions

London Attractions
Attractions in London sorted by visitor popularity The Clock Tower of the Palace of Westminster, known as the Big Ben, is one of London's most famous landmarks. At the time the tower was built in 1858 its clock was the largest in the world. score london Related:  LondonGo In London

Teachers' Resources & Materials To Support Tower Of London Learning | Historic Royal Palaces Resources to use in the classroom Resources to use at the Tower Resources to use in the classroom Fact sheets Colourful, quick-reference guides related to the Tower of London. Henry VIII and his six wives (PDF 346KB)A colourful fact sheet about the king, his six wives and their relationships. The Tudor Dynasty (PDF 86KB)A family tree of the royal Tudors. The Late Stuart Family Tree (PDF 172KB)Tracing the lineage from James I to William III in a handy fact sheet. The Hanoverian Family Tree (PDF 143KB)A family tree of the royal Hanovers. Claimants to the English Throne in 1562 (PDF 151KB)From Henry VII to Edward Seymour in one handy guide. Timeline: Tower of London (PDF 154KB)Significant moments and events in the fortress's history from 1066-1554. Top of page Guide History at the Tower (PDF)Your short guide to the history of the Tower of London including what to see when you visit and frequently asked questions. Videos Podcasts Listen to more of our podcasts on iTunes > Activities Coins and kings

Westminster abbey London Area Theme Parks Visitors to London who are traveling with children (or merely like a good old-fashioned adrenalin rush) have a number of exciting London area theme parks from which to choose: Thorpe Park Thorpe Park is located just to the southwest of Heathrow Airport and the town of Staines, next to Junction 12 of the M25. Set amongst 500 acres, Thorpe has plenty of rollercoasters (Colossus, Stealth, Detonator and more) and water-based rides. If you like traveling upside down at 100mph, this is probably the place for you. Thorpe Park is closed during the winter months; the closer it gets to summer, the longer it stays open. >>more information on Thorpe Park Chessington World of Adventures Chessington World of Adventures, located about 12 miles southwest of the London city center, is aimed at the whole family. >>more information on Chessington World of Adventures Legoland Windsor >>more information on Legoland Windsor Adventure Island >>more information on Adventure Island Dickens World

What to see in London London attracts very large numbers of visitors and tourists and can be an expensive place to visit. However, there is still much you can see and do for free. Tourist attractions are mainly in Central London. Plan your day well. London is a big place and if you are not careful you may find yourself spending most of the day travelling. It's worth booking or getting tickets in advance for any major attractions - including The Tower of London - which will save you a lot of time - sometimes the queues can take hours - you can usually book online at the website of the attraction. Use the Tube Map to work out how you would travel to the places mentioned below. The most popular and our favourite attractions are: Take a ride on the London Eye The big wheel which gives you a panoramic view of London. Also consider visiting some of London's markets. Back to Buildings and landmarks of London

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Countryside is Great Introduction This lesson is about the countryside and, in particular, National Parks and UK rural tourist attractions. The lesson practises speaking and listening skills through discussion and an information-gap activity. The main text in the lesson provides practice of the sub-skills of reading for gist and specific detail. Topic The countryside Level Time 90 minutes (plus extension activities) Aims: To introduce and discover more about various aspects of the British countryside To identify the meaning of vocabulary in the context of countryside and National ParksTo practise reading for specific detail and gist To discuss the importance of the preservation of the countryside and attitudes towards rural areas and National ParksTo ask and respond to questions about countryside attractions in the UK Materials Lesson plan: download Worksheet: download Poster: download By Caroline Wilkinson

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The brand-new “Birmingham New Street” station | Articles about the UK These reading / listening comprehension exercises are based on a recent short BBC video news article which reports on the recent re-opening of Birmingham’s main train station, following the completion of a huge renovation project. a) Vocabulary to check slap bang in the middle / centre of [place] rotting (adj / participle) dingy (adj) the wow factor show-stopping stunning / stunningly debilitating (adj / participle) hoarding (n) b) Comprehension Questions Where is Birmingham? c) Transcript Ever feel like someone’s watching you? Let me show you what they’ve been doing for the past six years : I don’t know if you remember the old station, but where I’m walking now was this horrible dingy claustrophobic concrete corridor you had to walk through to catch the trains. They’ve transformed the whole station, but in some parts, they’ve just effectively put new clothes on an old body, and that includes all of this lovely stainless steel here. Like this: Like Loading...

London | Starter Quia – What’s happening in London? An ’emaze’ presentation with pictures, sounds and short texts to whet your appetite for London (and a comprehension “game” of Jumbled Words) (yr 5-9) Songs A simple version to sing to with lyrics on screen (any age) (yr 7-9) … Worksheets London a brand new collection of printable word search puzzles, mazes and word scrambles for kids, all on a London theme (yr 3-7) Lesson Plans A Virtual Trip to London – A student and Markets in London Find the nearest underground station and take The Tube to one of the famous shopping districts in London. London – London is a big city in the South-East of England, on the River Thames. Reading, Quiz, Vocabulary and Audio (yr 6-7) Reading Listening Viewing Speaking More Materials Final Words Feedback