In a large crater, the size of 35 football pitches, are two gigantic geodesic conservatories—the largest in the world. ... More
In a large crater, the size of 35 football pitches, are two gigantic geodesic conservatories—the largest in the world. Inside is the most ambitious environmental project that the UK has ever seen. Each biome is a wealth of different climate zones, from arid desert to steamy jungle, complete with thriving plants. Their mission is to promote the understanding of the vital relationship between people and plants and help us understand how to manage our resources responsibly. They use many fascinating displays to achieve this. Check the site for timings.
St William's College was built in the middle of the 15th century. The College's first use was as home to
the Minster Chantry priests, who were apparently notorious for their bawdy behavior. But it found a very different use ...
St. Crux Hall stands on the site of the former St. Crux Church, which was demolished in 1887 after many
years of repair and rebuilding. The original church of St. Crux dates back from the Domesday Book of 1085 ...
St John's College was founded in 1511 from the estate of Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of King Henry VII. The
exterior of the gatehouse on St John's Street is beautifully carved and painted. The artist had fun with the ...