Tag: Westminster Abbey

Coronation Tales

The coronation of a monarch should be an eventful and joyous occasion. However, there are many stories that take place before this happens which can

Read More »

The Resting Place of Westminster’s Royal Builder Henry III

If you’re ever in London and find yourself in the Abbey, have a look over to the side of the choir – chances are you’ll see an impressive tomb with a recumbent effigy of a king. That’s the tomb of Henry III, one of England’s most prolific builders during the Middle Ages. If you look carefully, you’ll spot something unusual about it – there are no less than four different types of stone used in its construction. This is because Henry was a builder who liked to experiment with new materials and techniques. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at this remarkable king and his impressive achievements as a builder…Find out more.

Read More »
Scroll to Top
Open chat
Scan the code
Hello 👋
We provide guided walks and private tours to Londoners and visitors alike.
Can we help you?