United Kingdom

Discover the United Kingdom: A Tapestry of History, Royalty, and Natural Wonders

Embark on a journey to the United Kingdom, an archipelago where history and modernity intertwine in a rich tapestry that spans thousands of years. Located off the northwestern coast of mainland Europe, the UK is composed of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, each with its own unique heritage and allure. From the Neolithic Orkney to the Roman baths of Bath, the Norman conquest to the industrial revolution, the UK's legacy is as diverse as its landscapes.

Chronicles of the Isles: A Storied Past

The United Kingdom's narrative is marked by legendary monarchs, literary greats, and epoch-defining events. Its sovereignty has influenced global history, language, and culture, with a monarchy that continues to capture the world's imagination.

London: The Crown Jewel

In the heart of the UK, London stands as a global metropolis, boasting landmarks such as the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and the Houses of Parliament, alongside the modernity of the Shard and the cultural haven of the West End.

Edinburgh: A Capital of Culture

Travel north to Scotland's Edinburgh, where the iconic Edinburgh Castle looms over a city renowned for its festivals, arts, and the historic Royal Mile.

The Lake District: Nature's Masterpiece

England's Lake District offers tranquil beauty, with its idyllic lakes, mountainous landscapes, and literary associations with Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter.

The Giant's Causeway: Geological Splendor

In Northern Ireland, the Giant's Causeway showcases an awe-inspiring coastal landscape of basalt columns, born from volcanic fury and Irish legend.

From the rugged coasts of Cornwall to the sweeping valleys of Wales, and the picturesque glens of the Scottish Highlands, the United Kingdom invites exploration of its castles, cathedrals, and quaint villages. As you traverse through travel.frogsfolly.com, let us guide you through the UK's living history, its vibrant cultures, and its awe-inspiring natural beauty. Join us to discover the United Kingdom—a land where every stone tells a story and every landscape inspires a dream.

United Kingdom
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<p>The walls on this staircase were committed by William III and painted by Antonio Verrio, an Italian painter.<br />
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Originally built by Cardinal Wolsey in the early 16th century, Hampton Court was eventually taken over by Henry VII and turned into his residence. The palace is a blend of Tudor and Baroque architecture and was a home to the royal family until 1737 under George II. In 1838, Queen Victoria opened its doors to visitors.</p>
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<p>West Yorkshire</p>
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<p>Canon EOS R6 Mark II, Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5 L II (lens shift used), processed in Lightroom and Photoshop. This is made from three originals shot with the camera held strictly level and the lens in three positions successively - maximum down shift, normal, and maximum up shift. Easiest on a tripod, but possible without (with practice). The viewfinder electronic level is a great help in general, but especially when using this lens. Keep it level at all times!!<br />
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Be there early! I went with my TS-E shift lens on a glorious winter day.<br />
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Wikipedia: &quot;The Tower of London, officially His Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames in central London, England. [...] It was founded toward the end of 1066 as part of the Norman Conquest. The <b>White Tower</b>, which gives the entire castle its name, was built by <b>William the Conqueror in 1078</b> and was a resented symbol of oppression, inflicted upon London by the new Norman ruling class. [...]  A grand palace early in its history, it served as a royal residence. As a whole, the Tower is a complex of several buildings set within two concentric rings of defensive walls and a moat. There were several phases of expansion, mainly under kings Richard I, Henry III, and Edward I in the 12th and 13th centuries. The general layout established by the late 13th century remains despite later activity on the site.&quot;<br />
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<p>Three Chamberlain Square from Suffolk Street Queensway.<br />
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Up to Lyon Queensway (formerly called Paradise Circus Queesnway).<br />
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Another floor has gone up in two weeks since I was last here.<br />
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West Midlands Metro tram 48.</p>
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<p>, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, England, United Kingdom, UK</p>
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<p>IAA 2013<br />
Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung<br />
Frankfurt<br />
Deutschland - Germany<br />
September 2013</p>
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<p>DJI Mavic 3 Classic, 26-05-2023.</p>
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<p>DJI Mavic 3 Classic, 10-09-2023.</p>
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<p>Gin Awards 2024 at the Hurlingham Club, London, UK.<br />
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<p>The Children, written by Lucy Kirkwood and directed by Carrie Cable<br />
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Tuesday 20 – Saturday 24 February 2024, 7.45pm, studio<br />
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The setting is an old, isolated cottage near the sea. Hazel and Robin are eking out their lives as the world around them crumbles. Something has gone very wrong at the nearby nuclear power station and the local area has been devastated. There has been a radiation leak and electricity and water have been rationed. Then Rose, an old colleague arrives. They reminisce on their lives, love affairs, marriage, parenthood and ageing. <br />
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But all three were nuclear scientists who worked at the plant in their youth.<br />
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The implications of the disaster and consequences for the land, the environment and the young scientists and others who work at the plant are becoming clear and the conversations take a different turn.</p>
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<p>Divorce. Brighton Dome 18/2/24</p>
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<p>I came across this area and had the impression that no money was spent to give it a nice look.</p>
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