Beautiful buildings of Oxford built using locally sourced Headington Stone

47 Things That You Must Do If You Ever Visit England!

1 year ago

Whether you are born and bred in the UK or you find your travels take you to England, be sure not to miss these sites!   Loch ness Visitors flock to this freshwater loch in the Scottish Highlands hoping to see the monster.   Kew gardens In the 19th Century tropical orchids were popular and thousands still flock to explore the 300 acres of gardens, greenhouses and a treetop walk.   Big Ben, London The Houses of Parliament’s most famous clock tower is one of London’s iconic landmarks.   St Michael’s Mount Know as the jewel in Cornwall’s crown, it is believed to be where the Greeks traded for Cornish tin. It’s now a National Trust property boasting a castle and beautiful gardens.   Ben Nevis Standing at 4,409 ft, near Fort William in the Scottish Highlands, this is the UK’s highest mountain.   White Cliffs of Dover, Kent A

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Sneak Peek of the Revamped Obelisk Tours App!

2 years ago

Exciting things have been happening here at Obelisk Tours HQ and we are delighted to finally give you a sneak peek of the exciting new features on the soon-to-be released completely revamped Obelisk Tours App! Here’s just a taster of what’s to come on the new app update!   Coming soon: the Obelisk Tours app re-launch making your discovery of Britain’s well known landmarks and hidden gems an even more insightful experience! Clean, fresh and contemporary styling making use of the entire screen Bold mapping for viewing ease Still informative, intriguing and crammed with detail, the way tours are presented will be easier to browse and navigate with Tours listed by location and type Scrolling detail and choices that allow you to make choices from one screen Clearly defined tour locator pins with satellite and map view options Stunning images and lively descriptions of locations and features visited Clear audio

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Beautiful buildings of Oxford built using locally sourced Headington Stone

12 Fascinating Things you Probably Didn’t Know About Oxford

2 years ago

The city of Oxford proudly holds the position as one of the most attractive tourist places in the UK. Understandable given its beautiful architecture, fascinating culture, historical accolades and stunning scenery. From the fame of Oxford University being the second oldest surviving University in the world, right through to its popularity as a film location, featuring in movies such as Harry Potter, there is so much to discover in Oxford. Aside from these more obvious endearing landmarks that draw many tourists to the area, there are many ‘hidden’ and often unknown facts about Oxford City that show a new light to this fascinating area.     England’s Forgotten Capital! Amongst Oxford’s many accolades is that it was once the capital of England. During the English Civil War, from 1642 -following his expulsion from London by the Parliamentarian forces lead by Oliver Cromwell – King Charles I held his forces on

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