Relevant Website Links

Places We’re Going:

·         http://www.parliament.uk/ 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.

·         http://www.royal.gov.uk/TheRoyalResidences/WindsorCastle/WindsorCastle.aspx History and use of Windsor Castle

·         http://www.stratford-upon-avon.co.uk/ The official tourism website for Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare

·         http://www.shakespearesglobe.com/ Shakespeare’s Globe Theater

·         http://www.salisburycathedral.org.uk/ Salisbury Cathedral

·         http://www.stonehenge.co.uk/ Your guide to Stonehenge

·         http://visitbath.co.uk/ The official tourism website for Bath, England

Museums in London

·         http://www.britishmuseum.org/ World art and artifacts; home of the Rosetta Stone (free!)

·         http://www.tate.org.uk/ The Tate: British and international modern and contemporary art

·         http://www.npg.org.uk/ National Portrait Gallery

·         http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/ National Gallery in Trafalgar Square: Western European Painting 1250-1900

·      http://cwr.iwm.org.uk/ Churchill War Rooms (Mrs. Matheny’s favorite museum in London)

·      http://www.vam.ac.uk/ The Victoria and Albert Museum: exhibiting art and design

·         http://www.visitlondon.com/attractions/culture/major-museums A nice overview of all London’s museums with admission details

Passport Application

·         http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html Apply for your passport now!

Random Cool British Stuff

·        http://www.tfl.gov.uk/gettingaround/14091.aspx Tube Maps of the London Underground. Mind the gap, please.

·         http://www.royal.gov.uk/Home.aspx The official website of the British Monarchy
·        http://www.london2012.com/ The official website of the 2012 Olympics         

·         http://www.harrods.com/  The U.K.’s superlative shopping destination in Knightsbridge

·         http://www.londontheatre.co.uk/ Online London Theater guide

·         http://www.theritzlondon.com/tea/ High Tea at the Ritz is a classic London splurge

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