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Edinburgh

Edinburgh

Edinburgh is one the most interesting cities in the United Kingdom famous also because it inspired some popular fictitious characters like Sherlock Holmes, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Harry Potter. This city has been the capital of Scotland since 1437 and is full of tourist attractions that are World Heritage Sites. Edinburgh is also…

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A tour in Portobello Road

A tour in Portobello Road

If you really like markets and you are a fan of Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant you cannot miss a tour of Portobello Road! This is one of the most famous markets in London and it is a must visit when you go to Notting Hill. Although in the past it was considered to be…

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A Sunday in the Daffodils

A Sunday in the Daffodils

If you want to spend a Sunday in London we suggest you start with a tour of Hyde Park! There are lots of ways to get there such as the Circle, District, Central and Piccadilly lines. This is exactly what we did on our last weekend… Once we arrived at Hyde Park we saw a…

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BREATH-TAKING BATH!

BREATH-TAKING BATH!

After visiting Stonehenge, another place that we loved was Bath, a world heritage site. A wonderful town just three hours from London, Bath can offer a lot of places to visit for tourists. We spent just half a day there, but it was enough to fall in love with it! As our guide suggested, we…

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A JUMP BACK IN TIME: STONEHENGE!

A JUMP BACK IN TIME: STONEHENGE!

If you are studying in London and you want to spend a day out-of-town, Stonehenge is the best choice for you. It is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world made up of prehistoric standing stones. The megaliths are in a circle and they refer to specific spots of solstice and equinox;…

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OUR EXPERIENCE AND SOME TIPS FOR THE IELTS EXAM

OUR EXPERIENCE AND SOME TIPS FOR THE IELTS EXAM

If you want to apply for a course at an English university, it is very important to attend a course that prepares you for the IELTS exam!! Most of the universities in the UK want a minimum score of 6.0/6.5 to accept your application. If you need IELTS not for academic purposes, you can prepare…

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The top museums in the UK to visit on a course

The top museums in the UK to visit on a course

A Bucksmore Homelingua course is much more than studying. You get to become a part of family, experience local culture and explore the UK and Ireland. One of the most popular student excursion activities is to visit one of the many world-famous museums in the United Kingdom. Here are a few of our favourites! Don’t…

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The spectacular Lord Mayor’s Show

The spectacular Lord Mayor's Show

In 1215, the King was issued a Royal Charter, allowing the City of London to have their own Mayor. Every year, the newly elected Mayor would have to travel to Westminster where they would swear loyalty to the Crown. The Mayor has now completed this journey for 800 years with the journey made a spectacle…

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Poppies on Remembrance Day

Poppies on Remembrance Day

Honouring the heroic efforts, achievements and sacrifices made in the past wars, 2 minutes of silence is made on the 11th November every year. The main remembrance day is the second Sunday of the month in November marked by events such as memorial services, church services and parades. National commemorations take place in the City…

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Like our Facebook Page and keep in touch with Bucksmore Homelingua! We post exclusive content, news, photos and videos about studying English, applying to universities and visiting the UK and Ireland. Visit and Like facebook.com/homelingua today!      

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