Abbotsbury Swannery

Abbotsbury Swannery
Swans, Dorset

Visiting Abbotsbury Swannery in Dorset We have visited Abbotsbury Swannery twice; first time at the end of March and the second time in the beginning of May when new swans and other birds just have had the first new babies born. Either of visits were nice and we would go there again even just to have a nice walk around and enjoy this peaceful relaxing place in a company of of these amazing creatures. The Swannery was established by Benedictine Monks in 11th century where they farmed the swans to produce food - how practical! They say that the Abbotsbury…

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Oxford and Brighton

English cities The United Kingdom is a country, which you can visit many times and every time you will discover something new. The same applies if you are London. Just to mention that London contains 4 (!) UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Tower of London, Kew Gardens, complex consisting of Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey and St. Margaret's Church, and Greenwich. On this page there are just two very short episodes from many visits outside London, although we have visited many English cities; more blog post about those are jet to come. Oxford Oxford is one of the most beautiful…

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London – first quick look

Visiting London The capital of England and United Kingdom London has many interesting and even unique sites, but I will start with bridges. There are 24 bridges across the River Thames in London. The oldest is London Bridge, which was made from wood initially, but afterwards rebuilt in 1209, 1831 and 1973. Probably, the most famous is Tower Bridge, which was built in 1894 and is known around the world. One of the most interesting bridges, in my opinion, is Millennium Bridge what is pedestrian bridge, connecting St. Pauls Cathedral and Tate Modern Art Gallery. Very beautiful scene appears if…

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