Would you love to learn English where it all started in the United Kingdoms capital of London? This city is by far the heart of the nation, with its rich landscapes, luxurious architecture and an extensive amount of history to learn from. Learning English here will be so much fun, you won’t want to leave for home.
London is very accessible by train, plane, bus or car. The city alone has five airports. An underground train line has been there since 1863. Take a ride in their traditional black cabs to which are only driven by the locals who know the city inside out. London has many tours to offer by boat on the river Thames and bus around the busy city streets.
There are so many tourist spots to choose to visit:
Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London. It was recently renamed the Elizabeth Tower
The Tower of London
Officially Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames. It is home to the crown jewels.
The London Eye
This is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. Also known as the Millennium Wheel. It is over 400 feet in height and can take tourists on a scenic tour in the air over looking Londons great city.
The bridge known for its design and beauty was the only river crossing by The Tower of London. Since then many more historic bridges were erected along the river.
The famous landmark commemorates a great Battle of Trafalgar, a British naval victory in the Napoleonic Wars with France and Spain that took place in 1805 off the coast of Cape Trafalgar, Spain.
The Shard is home to some of the best offices, restaurants and hotel rooms in London, along with breathtaking views. It is also the tallest building in the city.
Home to the Queen and the royal family. This beautiful palace is well worth a visit and it is open to the public for a few days in the year.
The botanical gardens in south west London and the world’s largest collection of living plants. It was once only accessible to the royal family only but since then has been made public.
London is known for its world famous tennis tournament. Each summer it is held in south west London and attracts many tennis fans from all over the world. Britains very own Andy Murray achieved victory here this year, ending in great celebrations throughout the United Kingdom.
Don’t forget to take in all the history from the museums too. The British Museum is by far the biggest, one could spend hours walking around soaking up lots of information about Britains history.
As London is known as a cosmopolitan city, there are so many other nationalities that reside there so you won’t feel alone. The British love their food and drink as well as the night life within the heart of the city. Venture down to Soho and Leicester Square for some local entertainment. While pondering about going on your new adventure to the English homelands, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us about your study trip of a lifetime.
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