Visits in the UK
The photograph in the header to this page was provided courtesy of u3a member, Rob Weighill.
Postcards from Places We Love
English Heritage have produced a series of over 30 videos based on drone photography of their locations around the British Isles. The videos last from around 1 minute to a maximum of 2 and a half minutes.
Go to : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zk_h5993jOA&list=PLx2QMoA1Th9eAbra3uPThn3xgi34t5JuL&index=1
The locations are :
Mount Grace Priory, North Yorkshire
Down House, Kent
Brodsworth Hall & Gardens, Yorkshire
Boscobel House, Shropshire
Framlingham Castle, Suffolk
Old Sarum, Wiltshire
Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire
Wrest Park, Bedfordshire
Warkworth Castle, Northumberland
Osborne, Isle of Wight
Eltham Palace, London
Dover Castle, Kent
Carlisle Castle, Cumberland
Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire
Whitby Abbey, Yorkshire
Rievaulx Abbey, Yorkshire
Hadrians Wall, Northumberland
Bolsover Castle, Shropshire
Belsay Hall and Castle, Northumberland
Audley End, Essex
Scarborough Castle, Yorkshire
Walmer Castle, Kent
Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight
Beeston Castle, Shropshire
Witley Court, Worcestershire
Pendennis Castle, Cornwall
The following items are all "virtual" visits to well-known places of interest and areas of this country.
To see the "virtual" visits to places outside the UK, click on Visits Overseas.
Whilst venturing out in the next few of months may may still be fraught with problems, this doesn’t mean you can’t visit some of the country's best attractions.
Below is a list of the virtual trips you can take from the comfort of your own home.
Wander the official residence of The Queen, including the iconic Throne Room from your sofa.
Sit back, relax and explore one of the ancient wonders of the world.
The Lake District is known for its exceptional scenery. Take in views of Lake Windermere, Coniston Water and Derwent Water.
Natural History Museum
Delve into the Natural History Museum from home. Take a tour of several exhibition rooms.
Spend the weekend watching a number of animals including rockhopper penguins, pandas, koalas, lions and tigers, for free!
The British Museum allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies.
Victoria and Albert Museum
Want to spend time looking at some beautiful art & design ? You can rummage through as many collections as you like and not be told off!
Tower of London
Join Dan Snow and Chief Yeoman Warder Alan Kingshott on a 360 tour of the Tower of London.
The Giant's Causeway
Explore the tip of the Grand Causeway at sunset on this 360-degree panoramic tour.
You can now take a virtual boat ride across the water.
As one of the world’s most beautiful cathedrals, York Minster, is the largest of its kind in Northern Europe.
Serving as a defence for the Roman Empire, Hadrian's Wall dates back to 128 AD, and stretches 73 miles from coast to coast.
St. Paul's Cathedral
Soak up the beauty of St Paul's Cathedral from the comfort of your own home, thanks to this online virtual tour.
Hidcote Manor Gardens
Take a 360 virtual walk through Hidcote Manor Gardens and discover exotic species in the plant house.
You can immerse yourself in the beauty of St.Ives Beach.. http://www.kissphotography.co.uk/PAN/stives/19.html
This virtual tour takes you around Edinburgh Castle and gives you stellar views. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zu-KVWSqJlI
Abbey Road Studios
Music lovers will enjoy stepping into the world-famous Abbey Road Studios in London.
Roman Baths in Bath
They serve as one of the most popular historical sites in the UK, with 1.3 million people visiting them each year.
Steam Yacht Gondola at Coniston
Steam across Coniston Water in the Lake District in this behind the scenes video of Steam Yacht Gondola.
Hampton Court Palace Tour | A Virtual Walk through King Henry VIII's Palace
Stratford upon Avon Walking Tour | Discover the Birthplace of William Shakespeare