Stonehenge

Photo: Ray Morris, Stonehenge Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument and ultimate roadside attraction in Wiltshire, England, 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 ft (4.1 meters) high, 6 ft 11 in (2.1 meters) wide …

England’s Lake District

Photo: David Nicholls, Lake District National Park: Tarn Hows A national park since 1951, England’s Lake District was inscribed on World Heritage List at 41whc. The region is home to England’s largest natural lake – Windermere – and highest mountain – Scafell Pike. The 885 sq-mile (2,292 sq km) national park had been trying to obtain the …

London Links

London flag Links related to London, England presented in somewhat random fashion: Timetimeanddatefixedform [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@iambrianjones Videos MeetupsGreatOutdoorsLondon Hammersmith Bridgehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hammersmith_Bridgehttps://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/apr/11/hammersmith-bridge-closed-to-cars-after-critical-faults-foundhttps://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-47891838https://twitter.com/iambrianjones/status/1117414540176551936 Headlines‘Nature survives in the tiniest corners’: the City of London’s wild heart McGrath Road review – back-to-back to the futureWalkways in the sky: the return of London’s forgotten ‘pedways’Londoners troll New York Times with deluge of ‘petty …

River Thames

Photo: Thames Barrier Park The River Thames flows through southern England including London. At 215 miles (346 km), it is the longest river entirely in England and the second-longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn. Embedded Tweets Headlineshttps://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/feb/27/rewilding-project-aims-give-thames-flood-plain-back Artwork WikipediaRiver ThamesThames Barrier Park Planeta.com

England

Photo: Thames Barrier England shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west; and adjoins the Irish Sea to the northwest, the Celtic Sea to the southwest and the North Sea to the east. The English Channel separates it from continental Europe. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/VHtxJWkcjQ3WyB1FA Cities Parks Places Planeta.com

England Links

England flag Links related to England presented in mostly random fashion: Thames Path National Trailnationaltrail.co.uk/en_GB/trails/[email protected] HeadlinesNational Parks in England ‘have lost millions in government fundingLearning the art of dry stone walling in the Cotswolds – Green Traveller10 Must See Early Medieval Sites in England – @ArchTravLandscape in Particular: The Uffington White Horse and Wayland’s SmithyBritain …

Gloucester

Photo: JJ Glos Gloucester is a city in Gloucestershire, in the Southwest of England. Gloucester lies close to border with Wales, on the River Severn, between the Cotswolds to the east, and the Forest of Dean to the southwest. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/BC7sipxrpMAP3VT1A Recommended listeningRadio GloucestershireLive Elsewhere on the Webthisisgloucestershire.co.ukhttp://www.thisisgloucestershire.co.uk/latestnews/Pub-puts-food-miles-menu/article-420089-detail/article.htmlhttp://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/parkandridehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershirehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/gloucestershire/naturehttp://discovergloucester.comhttp://www.thecityofgloucester.co.uk – @VisitGloucester Rugbyhttp://www.gloucesterrugby.co.ukAllstone Speedy [email protected] WikipediaGloucesterGloucestershire Planeta.com

London

Photo: Thames Barrier Park London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/aWU4okkLRZXoVmuu5 ParksLondon has many beautiful city parks including the Kew Botanical Gardens. Cultural WorldIconic landmarks include the Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and the London Eye. MarketsFarmers markets are becoming more …

Bristol, England

Photo: James Clark, Planetarium The Avon and Frome rivers cut through limestone creating Bristol’s hilly lansdscape. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Bristol? Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Fd4PnvXBXzRnFtey5 BikesBristol (Bris) is one of the most prominent cycling cities of England, and is home to the national sustainable transportation organization Sustrans. Check out the bike path …

British Slang

England flag Translating expressions and vocabulary from British to American English At sixes and sevens = In a state of confusion (Wikipedia)Beer and skittles = Fun timesBivvy = Small tent or shelterBlag = To obtain by wheedling or lyingBlimey = DarnitBloody = Very veryBob’s your uncle = There you have it or The task is …