EXPLORING AND SIGHTSEEING - Imperial Ride
Posted on 21-May-2019
One of the astonishing services that we can provide at imperial ride is a trip of sightseeing. Our service gives you the opportunity to explore an area of the UK that you may have not seen before, or maybe you’ve never managed to have the time to visit yourself. Some of the places that you can visit on your sightseeing adventure could include a full day trip in London, an excursion to Brighton Beach, and even an exciting look around the city of Cambridge.
The History of Stonehenge
Stonehenge is well-known all over the world; it has been a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1986 and it’s also a legally protected Scheduled Ancient Monument since 1882. The Stonehenge’s location is in the English county of Wiltshire and around 8 miles north of Salisbury.
Archaeologists are said to believe that Stonehenge was constructed an estimate of 5,000- 10000 years ago, discovered from early fossil markings of rocks. Furthermore, experts in the field also say that Stonehenge could have been used as a burial ground when it was first erected, and attributing a lot of culture such as various stories within local and national folklore, myths, and legends that have been a part of the UK for centuries sightseeing.
Colourful sunset over Stonehenge:
Its structure has also been a discussed and talked about for centuries, since there are very large stones that weigh several tonnes laying on top of the vertically-standing stones as no-one truly knows how they were placed there. Stonehenge has been shrouded in mystery for so long, which makes it an extraordinary experience viewed up close, not to be missed and being one of the most popular tourist sites in the UK.
Brighton is an English seaside resort town, about an hour south of London by train; it’s a popular day-trip destination. Its Famous pebble beach is accompanied by its renowned amusement arcades and Regency-era buildings. Brighton Pier, in the central waterfront section, opened in 1899 and now has rides and food stands. The town is also known for its nightlife, arts scene, shopping and festivals. There is a Sea Life Brighton home to giant turtles, seahorses and sharks. If you head west you could explore the Fishing Museum, tracing the city’s origins as a sleepy fishing village. A bit further along you can discover the British Airways i360. This is the world’s tallest moving observation tower and you could experience a glide of 450 feet into the air to see Brighton and Hove including the vibrant Brighton Beach.
A historic parkland provides unparalleled opportunities for enjoyment, exploration and healthy living in the heart of the capital. A simple walk or a picnic in the park, sport, top quality entertainment, community and education projects. There’s something for everyone in Hyde Park, from swimming and boating in the Serpentine, to concerts and exhibitions.
Hyde Park was at the birth of modern cinema and has remained a popular film location ever since. The park had a starring role in Genevieve (1953), the film about the annual London to Brighton, classic car race, which still begins at Hyde Park sightseeing. Many Hollywood greats appeared in this film, including David Niven, Noel Coward, Frank Sinatra, Sir John Gielgud and Trevor Howard .
In summer time Barclaycard presents a summer extravaganza featuring, live music, comedy acts and film, Cafes, bistros and independent food stalls, themed pubs and cocktail bars.
There are various memorials, fountains and statues to explore such as Diana memorial fountain, statue of Achilles, boy and dolphin fountain, Apsley gate and much more.
The rose garden is a remarkable garden featuring rose planting mixed with herbaceous planting to create rich seasonal flower beds and strong scents.
Hyde Park has a fleet of rowing and pedal boats which operate on the famous Serpentine and the UK’s first Solarshuttle, a splendid vessel which glides silently across the lake powered only by the sun sightseeing.
Hyde Park has a specialist horse riding arena and manege, also there is two designated routes for horse riding (North Ride and South Ride). The Manege is located at the end of the Sports Field next to the children’s playground. Riding is available to customers and members of local stables.
If you are interested and you want to travel to these elegant destinations in style and comfort, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly staff that are more than happy to help.
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