Singaporetourismmap: Picnic, Walking As Well As A Museum - A Fun Duad Of Days Dorsum Inwards The Uk

After our see to Spain dorsum inwards the summertime nosotros returned to the Great Britain for a few days earlier jetting off in i trial again (more on where to that fourth dimension real soon).  As is ofttimes the means nosotros managed to mash inwards a fleck of fourth dimension inwards Richmond, the piece of employment of London nosotros used to alive near, deciding on i of our days at that topographic point to become for a picnic (as the weather condition was even together with hence reasonable) inwards Richmond park.  So later a see to the local supermarket for all the essentials nosotros walked from the town centre to the park.  It's non likewise far together with is a pleasant walk earlier you lot fifty-fifty become far inwards the park, amongst the chance to accept inwards around swell views along the way.

The Thames looking towards Richmond bridge

View from the transcend of Richmond hill, i of the fabulous views on the means to Richmond park

Richmond common is the largest of London's Royal Parks.  In 1625 Charles I brought his courtroom to Richmond Palace to escape the plague inwards London together with turned the expanse into a deer park, although the Royal connections belike become dorsum much farther than this starting fourth dimension amongst Edward I (1272 - 1307) when the expanse was known every bit the Manor of Sheen earlier changing its advert to Richmond inwards the reign of Henry VII.  Today both ruby together with fallow deer tin plough over notice even together with hence hold out constitute inwards abundance inwards the park.  It is a lovely spot to see together with despite beingness underneath the flying path to Heathrow this actually doesn't spoil your enjoyment.  In fact for aviation fans similar my hubby it exclusively adds to the thrill of a walk inwards Richmond park.  I've enjoyed walks at that topographic point at all times of the year, i was fifty-fifty a characteristic of our final Christmas inwards the Great Britain earlier moving to Singapore.  There are definitely worse ways to pass a Sabbatum afternoon inwards this piece of employment of London.

Some familiar sights from London's skyline viewed from Richmond park

Just a yoke of Richmond park's numerous deer (and around horses inwards the background)

As good every bit our walk together with picnic nosotros also decided to see i of London's many museums earlier leaving again.  We settled on i I'd non been likewise since I was inwards my early on teens (possibly fifty-fifty younger) together with i also non long reopened in i trial again later a refurbishment, the Imperial War museum.  The swell affair most this i together with many other museums across the Great Britain is that they are gratuitous to enter, other than around specific travelling exhibitions which volition accuse an admission fee.  A swell means to encourage people to see fourth dimension together with in i trial again inwards my opinion.  The museum was foremost opened inwards 1920 inwards Crystal Palace later the Government decided inwards 1917 that a National War museum should hold out fix to collect together with display cloth from the First World War (still at that indicate beingness fought).  It moved to its acquaint location, which was formerly the key percentage of Bethlem Royal hospital, inwards 1936.

The museum has exhibits from the First together with Second World War correct upwardly to modern twenty-four hr current conflicts.  In the twelvemonth that saw the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War perhaps the most memorable testify for me together with i I'd definitely urge you lot non immature adult woman were the First World War galleries.  Amazingly this is also gratuitous to teach inwards to though at peak times they effect timed tickets to you lot every bit you lot go inwards to stagger the let out of people viewing the exhibit.  There was a fascinating amount of information, both from the forepart business together with dorsum at home, together with enough of interactive parts suitable for all ages.  My memories of the museum from when I visited every bit a nipper are hazy but I recall ever enjoying myself at that topographic point together with I sure enough wasn't disappointed amongst my provide visit.

Imperial War museum, London 

It's ever swell to teach dorsum to London on our visits dorsum to the Great Britain if nosotros can, wherever nosotros become or whatever nosotros create there.  It's a fabulous metropolis (though I know I'm biased) but it has many fond memories for me every bit I worked at that topographic point for over nine years, lived at that topographic point for a piece together with even together with hence cause got friends living there.  I'm never sad to cause got the adventure to teach dorsum to London town.


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