Travel Guide Thursdays: England

Planning a summer vacation? Perhaps you will find a Rampage player on your next trip. The Rampage has seen 293 players from all around the globe who have played with the Rampage at some point in the team’s nine-year history. Each Thursday throughout the offseason, sarampage.com will feature a location in which Rampage players call home.  The Rampage has had 188 players from Canada, 40 from Europe/other places around the world and 65 from the U.S. This week’s featured location is England in which one player calls home.

Capital: London
Government: Non-devolved state within a constitutional monarchy
England is part of the United Kingdom, which is a member of the European Union (1973)
Leaders: Queen – Elizabeth II, Prime Minister – David Cameron
Population: 51,446,000
Area: 50,346 square miles
Language: English
Currency: Pound sterling
Climate (in capital city): Winter average high – 51; Summer average high – 68

Top places to visit in London:
Buckingham Palace
London Eye
Trafalgar Square
Parliament (Big Ben)
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul’s Cathedral
Tower of London
Tower Bridge
St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church
Hyde Park
Kensington Palace
Piccadilly Circus
Globe Theater
British Museum
Tate Modern
National Gallery
Natural History Museum
Victoria & Albert Museum

Around England:
Brighton Pier (Brighton)
Canterbury Cathedral (Canterbury)
Roman baths (Bath)
Leeds Castle (Kent)
Shakespeare’s birthplace (Stratford-Upon-Avon)
Wimbledon (Wimbledon)
Windsor Castle (Berkshire)
Stonehenge (Wiltshire)
Salisbury Cathedral (Salisbury)

Rampage players from England (by city):
Kent, England – Matt Smith


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