England Travel Guide
Located in downtown Northampton, this Japanese-style spa has been welcome guests to its hotsoaking tubs, sauna, and treatment rooms since 1981.
Housed in a hulking converted power station, this vast modern art showplace opened in 2000, but still breaks new ground with installations. Each year Tate Modern hosts the unique Unilever Series, where different artists are asked to create an installation for Turbine Hall.
Located near the Trades Union Congress and the British Museum, Bookmarks is London’s premier socialist bookshop. The inventory here is, no surprise, political and socialist in nature.
Since the Royal Botanic Gardens were established in 1759 by Princess Augusta, they’ve expanded from nine acres to more than 300; Victorian-era greenhouses and the sprawling grounds overflow with 33,000 species of flowers, plants, and trees (the world’s largest living collection).
Originally built for the new millennium, this mammoth Ferris wheel has 32 dangling pods (each holds 25 people sitting or standing) that gracefully take flight 443 feet above the city.
Both Middleton sisters, Pippa and Kate, are regulars at this funky clothing store, run by Australian siblings Katie and Lindy Lopes, who fled TV careers in Sydney to open their dream shop in London.