Canada, United Kingdom · 26 Days · 16 Moments · July 2017

Our Adventure to United Kingdom


29 July 2017

Day 2 in Falmouth area....visited Lands End(furthest westerly point of GB)...saw Atlantic Ocean again ...visited Minack Theatre (an open air play house on the cliffs with the ocean as the backdrop)...so cool...but dreadful, cool and VERY wet weather- apparently this is a typical summer for this region. Heading back to London on Sunday

28 July 2017

Left Exeter England...drove to Boscastle then visited Tintagel Castle...birthplace of King Arthur....stuck my hand into the Atlantic Ocean...we both got soaked having fun on the coast...saw a dog walking along carrying a "brellie" alone...then off to Falmouth for 2 nights.

26 July 2017

More of Exeter and adventurous times on Dartmoor National Park with bridges, wild ponies, amazing scenery and mom finding a spot from her ancestors
Moved on to Winchester, Stonehenge then 2 nights in Exeter....which is a derivative of a really old Roman settlement

25 July 2017

Our final day in London England....a trip to Churchill's War Rooms, rode the red double-decker buses, toured St.Paul's Cathedral, then did a final tour of the Thames River waterfront ...had dinner...then stopped by The Beatles Abbey Road Studios & the album cover famous crossing "Abbey Road ".

24 July 2017

Day 4 in London: Westminster Abbey, Parliament and Big Ben, Buckingham Palace's Mews(cool royal vehicles & horses) and the State Rooms, the London Eye champagne experience AND a ton of walking amongst a gazillion of people

23 July 2017

Day 3 in London: Trafalgar Square, National Museum, Regent Street, Piccadilly Square, and a dreamy river dinner cruise along The Thames River...so amazing!!

22 July 2017

Morning Thames River Clipper boat ride...tons to see from the boat...Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London Bridge, the Tower Bridge, The Tower of London and The Crown Jewels then The Book of Mormon at the Prince of Wales Theatre

21 July 2017

Our last day of the England-Wales Classic Tour; left Cardiff then visited Royal Avenue in Bath, England which also included a superb tour of old Roman baths...so cool!! Evening today: dinner at The Monkey Puzzle pub then a walk around The Marble Arch and Hyde Park

20 July 2017

Let the photos speak the words of AHHH!! Truly spectacular landscapes on our journey from Llandudno to Cardiff Wales. Celebrated our last evening of the tour at a Welsh restaurant called "Fresh" at the Welsh Performing Arts Centre serving awesome traditional Welsh food and humorous & talented entertainment.

19 July 2017

Wednesday July 19 - an INCREDIBLE bus journey, train ride to Snowdonia National Park, the now-defunct slate mines and a walking adventure of the up and down streets of Llundudno...a terrific memorable 2 day visit

18 July 2017

In Llandudno Wales (pronounced Lan-dune-now)...said so awesomely by a true Welsh person. Our seaside hotel is purely AMAZING with stunning views. We're here for 2 nights!!

17 July 2017

A day in York at the Castle Tower directly across from our hotel...plus a stroll through the Shambles on a Ghost Walk...plus a wonderful tour through York Minster.

16 July 2017

Sunday, July 16....Oxford University and the college campuses then off to Stratford-upon-the-Avon to see Anne Hathaway's birth home and also Shakespeare's birthplace and burial spot. Dinner: yummy fish & chips

15 July 2017

Visited Windsor Castle - what an opulent spot - and Queen Elizabeth was even present!! (Her flag gave it away)

3 July 2017

We leave London Canada at 4pm on Friday July 14 heading to Toronto for our flight