Britain has a rich history. The British Tourist Authority (BTA) has selected almost 600 of our famous historic sites - castles, gardens, monuments, cathedrals, etc. Colourful royal ceremonies attract millions of visitors each year . We have a wealth of traditional ceremonies and customs which are open to all, from the Changing of the Guard to the annual Oxford v. Cambridge Boat Race. London has an international reputation for its historic sites, museums and famous institutions. Other cities such as Oxford, Cambridge and Bath are visited by large numbers of tourists every year. People travel to Scotland, the Lake District and other areas of Britain to enjoy the beautiful scenery. For those who like music, Britain (and especially London the world's classical music capital) offers numerous concerts, ballets, operas, and festivals all year round. International cultural events such as the Edinburgh Festival attract many visitors. Some of the most popular attractions are outside London including the Jorvik Viking Centre, the National Railway Museum in York, the National Museum of Photography in Bradford, the Royal Marine Museum at Portsmouth, "Cadbury World" in Birmingham, and the lovely cathedral city in Norwich.