Banks Hotel

5-9 Park Avenue, Ilford, Essex, England, IG1 4RS, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ilford

Living like a local

A travel blog entry by abryan124

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... of the guard. Despite the throngs of people, we saw the procession and the bearskin hats. Actually, the best part was the tanks and cavalry that interrupted the changing of the guards! The Queen is reviewing the military next week and they happened to be practicing and they were heading back to the barracks. The cavalry came down the mall on the horses and in full military and ceremonial uniforms. Then, my favorite part, the tanks and half tracks ...

Brighton to London

A travel blog entry by jenny-peter-g

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... until we drove into City Central. The city was packed with people everywhere. For some reason the GPS got a bit confused and gave us a wrong turn which meant we ended up in Trafalgar Square. Did a U turn around the square, through people, cars, busses and general chaos and eventually got back on track. The drive to Marble Arch to drop off the car was a breeze after that. Any way all's well that ...

The Beginning

A travel blog entry by scottandmel

... system without getting on any wrong trains! We had to change trains 3 times and as there aren't elevators in the train stations, had to carry our luggage up and down lots of big staircases! We finally arrived at our accommodation in Whitechapel, not far from the city centre. Our room is small and basic but has everything we need and we are really happy to be here! Looking forward to hitting the town ...

TEMPLE CHURCH & EVENSONG AT WESTMINSTER

A travel blog entry by digordon

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One of he places Iven had really wanted to go to was the Temple Church which we returned to today as it was now open after the summer holidays. What an extraordinary place! It was built by the Knights Templar, the soldier-monks who protected pilgrims to the Holy Land during the Crusades. Much history an display around the walls from when the church was first consecrated in 1185 to its restoration after severe bombing in WWII. It is modelled on the circular church of the ...

Tower of London, St Paul's, Book of Mormon

A travel blog entry by alandjo

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... and pageantry of the service so after looking around, sat thinking we would wait but as it was still another 20 min or so until it started we left and grabbed a taxi down to Trafalgar Square £8. We walked over to Leicester square and were able to get tickets for The Book of Mormon. We had time for supper, fish and chips at O'Neills Pub, not very good, and then on to the theatre. Play was good, not very flattering to Mormons. Then it was time to head home to ...

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This hotel, located on 5-9 Park Avenue, Ilford, is near Abbey Road, Prince of Wales Theatre, William Morris Gallery, and Causey Arch.
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