From London on a day trip you can visit magical Stonehenge, York, Oxford, the Cotswolds, Liverpool, Leeds Castle, the Lake District, Salisbury, Paris, Brussels and more.
London is the capital of England, and the largest city in all of Europe. Home to the British monarchs for a thousand years, and center of British government and business, it is an exciting contemporary city full of museums, galleries, shops and entertainment.
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With the rise of England to first European, then global prominence, London became a great centre of government, industry and culture.
London's long association with the theatre, for example, can be traced back to the English Renaissance (witness the Rose Theatre and Shakespeare's Globe and great playwrights, like Shakespeare, who made London their home).