London is the capital of England, and has something to offer everyone – engrossing museums and art galleries, majestic stately houses, tranquil green parks and a zoo and great shopping centres with all the major stores, specialist shops and markets.
The Royal Family have their main residence in London, at Buckingham Palace, but there are many other interesting houses to visit within London that relate to the Royal connections ,such as The Hampton Court Palace, The Tower of London, and Regents Park, an ancient Royal hunting park. The Tower of London has a whole day’s worth of things to see just in itself – there are the White, Bloody and Martin Towers, where prisoners were held and often tortured, there are the Crown Jewels, displayed in a specially built jewel house, and don’t forget the Ravens, without whom the White Tower would supposedly fall, and a great disaster befall the Kingdom. This proves that there is a lot history in London. London is basically suitable for all people.
There is no shortage of evening entertainment; The West End is popular for its shows and musicals. It has, a wide selection of restaurants of all types, classical music at the Barbican or The London Coliseum, ballet at Sadler’s Wells or the cinemas in Leicester Square to choose from.
Instead of giving the usual classroom lesson, teachers may take their classes to places of interest in and around London such as museums, art galleries, and historic buildings. The teacher can choose whether to join a “London walks” group having a guide or take the students himself, fine weather will allow for trips on on the Thames or to Kew Gardens, Greenwich, etc…
30% Reduction For Student Travel
A most convenient way of travelling around London is the Underground or, for short journeys, the bus. The city is divided into fare zones. It is worth buying a travelcard for one day, one week, one month or one year.
The college offers students a 30 per cent discount on weekly and monthly travelcards. To qualify for this discount you would need to be a student studying a full-time course at Radcliffe College and must have enrolled for a minimum of 16 weeks.
You would need to obtain the student photocard from London Transport. In order to receive this an application form would need to be obtained from the college and filled in by the student.