There are a number of Day Trips
from London to the top attractions around
London was founded after the Roman
invasion of England in 43AD. The Romans
built a bridge over the River Thames, and
named the town that grew around the
The Anglo-Saxon's took control of
England soon after the Roman's withdrew
in the 400s. Their capital and Royal
Residence was at Winchester, 61 miles
The Norman's took control of England
in 1066, leading to the building of the
Tower of London. This led to London
becoming the Royal Residence, home of
Government, and capital of England.
The current Royal
Family under Queen Elizabeth II, have
a number of palaces where they live. The
Queen's London residences are at Buckingham
Palace in London centre, and at
Castle 23 miles west.
Other members of the Royal Family have
London residences at Kensington
Palace, St James's
Palace, and Clarence
House that is attached to St James's
The main Royal Church in London is
Abbey where many Royals are buried,
along with many famous UK people.
Cathedral is where Royal events too
large for Westminster Abbey are held,
such as the wedding of Prince Charles to
Lady Diana Spencer.
There are also a number of Royals
buried at the large St George's
Chapel in Windsor Castle.
Top 10 London
Attractions with interesting
More History of London at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London