London Places of Interest

If you’ve ever wanted to take a tour of the Houses of Parliament but have been unable to make the trip to London, we’ve...

Houses of Parliament, London. Credit: Philip Hall / Alamy

London’s Victorian landmarks are among the capital’s most iconic sights. Alice Rush picks five of the most famous Trafalgar Square Although its name and most famous...

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A statue commemorating the life of the suffragist, Millicent Fawcett, has been unveiled in Parliament Square, as the campaigner again makes history in the...

Highgate Cemetery

On World Book Day, Florence Sheward explores the capital with the help of these three classic and contemporary novels HIGHGATE Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger Her Fearful...

Tower Bridge over the River Thames in London

When it opened in 1894, it was called a 'childish structure'. Now it is the focus of one of the most iconic views of...

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan

From where to find the best bacon sandwich to a pie shop that uses 19th-century recipes, we asked Londoners for their favourite cafes and...

Kenilworth Castle, Elizabeth i, tudir

We take a look at the magnificent palaces and places where Elizabeth I, one of Britain’s greatest monarchs, spent her time.

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Frequently overshadowed by its open-air older sibling, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse takes the ambience and electricity for which Globe productions are known and...

We bring you some of our favourite historic pubs in London, so you can wash the city’s history down with a good drink...

As the nation gears up for a year of celebrations to mark the enduring influence of Britain’s greatest writer, we’ve gathered together some the places to celebrate Shakespeare.