Have you ever been traveling on a bridge that seems like it goes on forever? Bridges help us reach new places, crossing gaps in the earth or over water, but sometimes these bridges can get pretty long. For example, the longest bridge in the world is the Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge in China, which was built for high-speed rail and goes for 102.4 miles, while the longest road … [Read more...] about The Brit Fiver – Five of the Longest Bridges in the United Kingdom
The Bodleian Library in Oxford – the library of the prestigious University of Oxford – is one of the oldest libraries in Europe. In Britain, it is second in size only to the British Library in London. The Bodleian first opened to scholars in 1602. Its incomparable collections of books, papers and manuscripts are housed in buildings in the city center, and you can book a … [Read more...] about Laura’s Britain: Exploring the Bodleian Libraries in Oxford – An Inside Tour – Tons of Pictures Inside!
Anglotopia is pleased to announce our newest giveaway, The Country House Past, Present, Future- Great houses of the British Isles by David Cannadine & Jeremy Musson. This gorgeous coffee table book is a treasure trove of all things great British homes. It has been produced by both The Royal Oak Foundation, along with The National Trust. Packed with 16 chapters and over 432 … [Read more...] about Anglophile Alert: Great Book Giveaway: The Country House Past, Present, Future -Great Houses of the British Isles
In the United States, city hall is the hub of everything going on in the community. It’s much the same in Britain, and many of the UK’s cities have massive municipal buildings that are gorgeous cathedrals of local government. Their chambers have seen some of the most important decisions to come out of the borough councils, and the buildings themselves are so infused with … [Read more...] about The Fiver – Five of the Best City Halls in the United Kingdom