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day trips from london by train

London is one of the greatest cities in the world. With the enormous amount of commerce and tourism moving in and out of the city, it comes as no surprise that it’s also one of the most well-connected capitals, too. Even so, the breadth of different locations that you can get to quickly from the city may still astonish you.…

Rising majestically above the historic town of Windsor set alongside the River Thames, Windsor Castle has been home to British monarchs for over 900 years – 40 of them, to be precise. The largest inhabited castle in the world, it is a favoured residential home of the current monarch, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who often divides her time between…

hogwarts staircase at the harry potter studio tour in london

The Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London is a magical experience for anyone, whether you’re a potty about Harry Potter or have never seen any of the movies or read the books before. What makes the studio tour so special is its interactivity and emphasis on providing an immersive experience. From the minute they walk through the doors of the…

harry potter studio tour london knight bus display

There are a number of ways to get to the Harry Potter Studio Tour from London, each with their own benefits and drawbacks. Which transport option is best for you? In this article, we look at some of the most common methods of getting to the studio, analyse the benefits and drawbacks of each one and choose our favourite way…

druids gathering at stonehenge

Around 5,000 years ago, ancient people began construction on the world’s most famous Neolithic monument. Stonehenge, as it would come to be known, has been a mystery ever since. Whoever built it left no written record and few clues behind for us to piece together this ancient puzzle. It goes without saying that the mystery and intrigue behind Stonehenge has…

panoramic view of stonehenge on a clear day with blue skies

What was Stonehenge used for? Stonehenge is the world’s most famous Neolithic monument, located on the Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England. Although we increasingly understand a great deal about who built Stonehenge and how they did it, we know very little about the reasons why it was built. Over the years, academics and archaeologists alike have attempted to explain why…

British culture is famous around the world. With iconic TV shows like Poldark, the Tudors and Downton Abbey showing off Britain’s best cultural aspects to international audiences, more and more visitors are coming to the UK to experience traditional heritage. And what better way to get a feel for it than exploring some of the UK’s prettiest villages. Every location…

Snowdonia tour

Here at Evan Evans, we’re extremely proud to be part of the effort to bring more visitors to the top destinations in Britain. The British Isles have some of the most unique locations in the world, spanning thousands of years of human history and culture. Being able to share these sites with the world is a unique gift. That’s why,…