Relevant Website Links

Places We’re Going:

· The official website of the British Parliament. Surprisingly informal look at parliament’s organization into House of Commons and the House of Lords and current legislation.

· History and use of Windsor Castle

· The official tourism website for Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare

· Shakespeare’s Globe Theater

· Salisbury Cathedral

· Your guide to Stonehenge

· The official tourism website for Bath, England

Museums in London

· World art and artifacts; home of the Rosetta Stone (free!)

· The Tate: British and international modern and contemporary art

· National Portrait Gallery

· National Gallery in Trafalgar Square: Western European Painting 1250-1900

· Churchill War Rooms (Mrs. Matheny’s favorite museum in London)

· The Victoria and Albert Museum: exhibiting art and design

· A nice overview of all London’s museums with admission details

Passport Application

· Apply for your passport now!

Random Cool British Stuff

· Tube Maps of the London Underground. Mind the gap, please.

· The official website of the British Monarchy
· The official website of the 2012 Olympics         

·  The U.K.’s superlative shopping destination in Knightsbridge

· Online London Theater guide

· High Tea at the Ritz is a classic London splurge