36 hours in London, including what hotel to stay at and how to manage transportation and maps. See historic parks, the Museum of London, Barbican Centre, St Paul's Cathedral, Millennium Bridge, Shakespeare's Globe, the Shard, City Hall, Tower Bridge, London Tower, St Dunstan-in-the-East, Waterloo, hidden gems, Big Ben, Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Churchill War Rooms, Buckingham Palace and Notting Hill. And two pubs, of course!
Name: British Library Location: Kings Cross, London, : one of the few places to work that is completely free! Bring your own coffee and settle down with hundreds of other students, freelancers and entrepreneurs that use this high ceilinged work space. The seats with power outlets are at a premium to come early, but the business and innovation centre has comfortable desks and tends to be quiet so that's a good option if you're fully charged.
History of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England - the town's history goes beyond the well-known tales of St Edmund & Magna Carta. Two battles were fought nearby, a prince died here and the heir to the throne was murdered here. High treason was plotted. The town also has links with the ransom of a king, the divorce of another and the burial of a queen; Not to mention the abolition of slavery and the Salem Witch Trials ...
Bury St Edmunds Abbey ruins, Suffolk, England, UK. In 1214, the Archbishop of Canterbury and 25 barons swore at the high altar that they would make King John sign the charter that would become Magna Carta. He signed it (under protest) at Runnymede the following year. The top and bottom photos show the high altar where the barons made their vow; the middle engravings mark the spot and list the 25 barons. The town’s motto is “Shrine of a King; Cradle of the Law”.